Upholstery

Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies

Level: 2

Requirements

  • Know five of the following terms used in upholstery to describe the tools and give their uses:
    • Tack Claw
    • Staple Remover
    • Regulator, Mattress Needle
    • Magnetic Hammer
    • Sharp Knife or “Snap” blade knife
    • Work Table
    • Industrial Sewing Machine
    • Sundry Items
  • Explain the use of the following items:
    • Webbing
    • Staples and Tacks
    • Hessian
    • Buttoning Cord or Waxed Flax
    • Calico
    • Fibre
    • Flock
    • Foam Sheeting
    • Glues
    • Back Tacking Strip
  • Name two types of material used for upholstery.
  • Explain how to fit the top cover to a lid.
  • What is the name of the material used for the base of lounges and the base of your box etc., and what is its purpose?
  • Name two methods of attaching covers to chairs.
  • Complete a or b:
    • Ottoman
    • Toybox
  • Complete a Feature Panel.


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