Home & Garden

Guilford Technical Community College is pleased to offer a variety of lifelong leisure learning and personal enrichment courses to get you started or enhance your knowledge of gardening, landscaping and home décor. If you are interested in decorating or improving the look of your home, we have the classes for you.

Current Courses

Furniture Reupholstery

This course is designed to teach students the basics of how to reupholster chairs and other small pieces of furniture. Learn how to sew cushions, skirts, and all covers for reupholstery; how to retie and tie springs; how to brace frame; and how to secure the webbing. Also included will be fabric layout and cutting. Bring to the first class: a pair of regular pliers and tack puller (can be purchased at a hardware store) and a "small project" (footstool or dinning room chair, etc.) and fabric. A list of other needed tools will be provided at the first class (approximate supply cost $60-$80). Tuition Cost: $130

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-FR13 Furniture Reupholstery 3/20/24-5/8/24 W 2-5 p.m. High Point H2 200 Register Now
CSP-4000-FR14 Furniture Reupholstery 3/20/24-5/8/24 W 5:30-8:30 p.m. High Point H2 200 FULL CLASS

 

Interior Design

This course is designed to help you plan and create a beautiful and functional interior, no matter what size, shape, or budget you have. By the end of the course, you will be able to create a decorating plan for your space and budget and learn how to coordinate colors, textures, fabrics, flooring, paint, lighting, and accessories.

This class will be held virtually in Microsoft Teams and students will be required to have access to a desktop/laptop computer with camera and microphone. Microsoft Teams will also need to be downloaded on the computer 

Tuition Cost: $75

Contact Personal and Professional Enrichment at  (336) 334-4822, ext. 55021 or communityeducation@gtcc.edu for more information.

Residential Landscaping

This course is designed to help novice and experienced students learn the correct methods for complete landscape choices, installation, and maintenance. This course is updated as new methodology and information are published and is taught from a research-based position.

This class is held virtually in Microsoft Teams and students will be required to have access to a desktop/laptop computer with camera and microphone. Microsoft Teams will also need to be downloaded on the computer. 

Tuition Cost: $75

Contact Personal and Professional Enrichment at 336-334-4822, ext. 55021 or communityeducation@gtcc.edu for more information.

Ways to Register

Students can register in one of three ways: REGISTRATION is REQUIRED before attending class.

  • Online: Register
    • Use the Search function to search for Course Title or Course Code.
  • In Person:
    • Greensboro, 3505 E. Wendover Ave., Continuing Education Center, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday
    • High Point, 901 S. Main St., H1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday
  • Mail: Download the Con Ed Registration Form from the website, and mail it to GTCC, P.O. Box 309, Jamestown, N.C. 27282.