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Furniture machinist (part-time)

Your job will entail working in the studio ensuring the items are finished to perfection. You will be working with a variety of materials and fabrics, therefore fabric knowledge is essential. Tasks include: taking patterns of furniture or copy patterns from the previous upholstery, make amendments when and if needed, cutting materials and sewing them into 3-dimensional constructions, ready to be used on the furniture or cushions. We aim to deliver work of highest standard, so exceptional sewing skills are required. 

We would prefer to collaborate with experienced personnel in upholstery sewing but will include applicants with a background in fashion and the ability to use an industrial sewing machine with a good knowledge of various sewing techniques that include:

-Measuring precisely

-Sewing 

-Topstitching

-Overlocking

-Piping

-Inserting Zips

-Cutting fabrics

-Pattern making 

 If you think you're a match, we would like to hear from you! Apply here


Furniture upholsterer ( part-time with option to increase to full-time)

Your job will entail working in the studio ensuring the items are finished to perfection. You will be working with a variety of materials and fabrics, therefore fabric knowledge is essential. Tasks include: taking patterns of furniture or copy patterns from the previous upholstery, make amendments when and if needed, cutting materials and sewing them into 3-dimensional constructions, ready to be used on the furniture or cushions. We aim to deliver work of highest standard, so exceptional sewing skills are required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Taking patterns of the original furniture

  • Using industrial sewing machine / overlock

  • Cutting and sewing fabric into covers to be fitted on frames

  • Completing projects from frame to finish

  • Move and lift furniture ( all sorts of dimensions and weight) around the workspace and pack items for delivery

  • Use all sorts of upholstery typical hand tools (hammers, mallets, screw drivers, needles etc.)

  • Use a variety of air power tools (screw drivers/ drills, saw, staple guns)

Skills required

  • Material knowledge : foam & upholstery fabrics

  • Classical and modern upholstery techniques

  • Required Experience, Skills and Qualifications

  • A trade qualification in upholstery or equivalent

  • To be focused on quality with an eye for detail

  • To be physically fit

  • To have good organisational skills

Terms: Part-time with the option to increase hours as the business develops.

 If you think you're a match, we would like to hear from you! Apply here


Work experience (unpaid position)

We are always on the lookout for gifted people wanting to expand their knowledge base in furniture restoration and upholstery. If you would like to gain experience in this area as work experience or internship placement, we would love to hear from you. Apply here

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