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-REU3 Furniture ReUpholstery 10/19/22 - 12/14/22 W 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. High Point H2-200 Register Now

 

 

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, if you participate in all six class meetings, 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

Course will be available in spring 2023.

Ways to Register

Students can register in one of three ways: PREREGISTRATION is REQUIRED prior to 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 registration form from website, and mail to GTCC, PO BOX 309, Jamestown, N.C. 27282. Download the Con Ed Registration Form.