Talk: Beneath the Layers: History of Dartington's Love Affair with Upholstery

Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6EL

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Dartington Hall (5 Mar 2020)
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Thursday19:30 - 19:00
A immersive talk with Leigh-Anne Treadwell about Dartington's long history of textiles and furniture making. The talk begins with a site-specific presentation on the Dartington Hall sofas dated 1812, the fabric mill, and the skilled crafts people at Dartington, including the re-upholstery of Schumacher College's sofas and an insight to approaching furniture renovation in the context of Dartington's historic crafts scene.

Leigh-Anne Treadwell is known for her creative upholstery as the BBC Money for Nothing Artisan maker, Founder and director of Bristol Upholstery Collective, an award-winning Association of Master Upholsterers training centre, Social Entrepreneur and Creative Upholsterer.

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Price £10 or free for those attending Traditional Upholstery Masterclass

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