THIS 2018/2019 PILOT PROGRAM IS MADE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE SUPPORT OF FABRIC SUPPLY, INC MINNEAPOLIS AND OUR PARTNERS ON PATREON. 

Upholstery mentorship is a 9 month opportunity designed with the aspiring professional in mind.

It’s intent is to combine skills training with professional networking and work-study.

Participants this year will be exploring blended models for education, using video and print resources to support their hands-on learning experience. They will then seek opportunities to apply and practice these skills through partner shops and businesses.

We hope that this program may provide a viable model for professional training in the upholstery community.

Interested in this opportunity? Please look at our advanced groups for this year. Candidates for this program are selected by invitation, based on the following criteria:

  • One year minimum of upholstery study.
  • Positive attitude and collaborative spirt.
  • Demonstrates willingness and ability to learn independently outside of class.
  • Involved member of the Professional Upholsterers’ Association of Minnesota