This course is suitable for beginners to upholstery and those with some previous experience. The course is designed to give students the opportunity to explore and apply modern upholstery techniques to a bespoke piece of furniture.
A hardwood stool frame will be provided as part of the course fee. Each week, via demonstration and practical application, students will learn how to strap, fill and cover their piece of furniture with the aim of students completing the stool by the end of the 10 week block.
Approx. dimensions of the stool frame; 450mm x 650mm x80mm.
"Very enjoyable. Great tutor. Well explained instruction and friendly. Had a great time & experience."
"Jo has been fantastic, very knowledgeable and helpful throughout the course."
What do I need to bring?
Students will customise their stool to their own tastes so will need to provide their own top fabric, stool legs and any trimmings. Advice will be given in the first session about types of fabrics and where these items may be purchased from.
All other materials are included in the course fee.
All tools will be provided, however advice and guidance can be given if you wish to purchase your own kit.
£175.00 for the 10 week block.
These fees are indicative of the 2019-20 costs and may be subject to change
This course runs on a Thursday evening, 18:30 - 21:30 at our Ware Campus.
New Date added for September
Our September Thursday evening class is now full, a new date has been added for a Tuesday evening starting 24th September 2019.
Stool created by Frances Grattan Plunkett, one of our 18/19 Upholstery students