Course Title – Design, Fabrication & Interiors #IBREEDSPEED
This class will gain the enthusiasm of the students as they learn from an automotive industry leader in design and auto interiors, Revo Reeves of Stitchcraft
From concept and design, to making real parts, pieces and interiors from scratch. We will go over the basics of how to do upholstery
That list will include:
Remove and replace interiors
Remove the upholstery, pattern, and cut, add the correct foam and sew the pieces back together.
Make new door panels
New methods of a more efficient way of working.
The way in which Revo works and can teach others to do this trade is amazing. We can breathe life back into this trade and teach a skill set that is very much needed and very lucrative. He can open eyes to a new world that exists using this way of design and template’s for a whole array of things that he can expand on…
Goals & specific skills will be taught in the class
The immediate goal is to get the interest of the students and teach them from the ground up, from the workings of the actual trade, to the “how to” of getting and keeping great customers, and the type of money that can be made in this awesome trade of the interior world.
1.) How to design the interior based on the exterior, colors and textures, using the materials available today.
2.) How to decide what design techniques to use when working with the different materials for the design, fabrication & upholstering process
3.) Fabrication using metal, fiberglass, MDF, chip board, panel board
4.) Fiberglass – The manipulation of fiberglass and how to use it and how to make parts, and the different types of fiberglass
5.) MDF – Medium Density Fiberboard – Cut and router
6.) Templates – Making and using templates
7.) New Product Development
8.) Molds – How to make molds and pull parts from molds.
9.) How to design and make Interior pieces to include Door Inserts, Armrests, Custom center consoles, custom trunk panels, Speaker enclosures
10.) Basic welding to fix and or customize seats
11.) Making samples and test cuts for fitment & how to use and make actual parts using Styrofoam, plastic, pvc, edgewire. string, thread, superglue.
12.) Quarter model scale samples for story boards
13.) How to measure and compensate
14.) The method of attachment
15.) DIY – Do it yourself Products for resale and instructions on how to write & place pics and video
Revo will teach in and on a design program called Optitex. It is the future of design and interior
Equipment Used during training
Eastman Cutting Machine
Miscellaneous upholstery tools and hand tools
Training by REVO (#IBREEDSPEED)
Upholstery “The Basics”
Fabrication “The Basics”
Prep, Prime & Paint training for paintable insert pieces
Design & Templates (I will show you how to design any and all the templates you need for your personal arsenal and I will make them for you. Templates will be sold by the piece and or by the set)
Teaching employees of other companies the basics of “How To” Work more efficiently & effectively.
· Employer pays – to save himself money in time & materials
· Employee pays to earn more money to learn how to add to his skills
We need a few key shops that are trained at the same level so we can refer customers to shops in other states…
Check out this new Design, Fabrication and Upholstery Training Class –
We’ll teach you on how to design your interior and interior pieces. From designing, building and upholstering to materials and method of attachment on a new way to make and upholster interiors that include door panels, kick panels, rear panels, rear package trays, complete custom trunk panels, dash inserts and custom center consoles. Increase your profits by speeding up the process with a layering and modular system. Learn how to make interior pieces from scratch and upholster them.
Class info 40 hours of learning Design, Fabrication & Upholstery $1,250.00 each class. Additional hours can be purchased and private training is available at $100.00 per hour
I can and will teach and train on any and all subject matter that pertains to design, fabrication and upholstery in both the automotive industry and home industry to those who are interested.
Internships are available in 4 month increments full-time or 8 month increments part-time