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Autumn 2019 upholstery Thursday evening class at The School of Stuff in East London

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Duration: 12 weeks (1 evening per week) 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Price: £485

Run by: Amanda Girling-Budd
at The School of Stuff

B003, Lighthouse Studios 73-75
Shacklewell Lane
Greater London
E8 2EB

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About the Course

12 week project based upholstery session, taught on Thursday evenings by Pia St John. There is a week's break for half-term on this course.

Guidelines for projects: auctions are the best places to find chairs that are in need of reupholstering or restoring. But be careful about what you are buying. Make sure that the chair is all in one piece and not wobbly (unless of course you are taking the chair restoration course when a rickety chair would be ideal!). If you buy from an auction you cannot take it back if you find there is something wrong with it. If you are in doubt, buy from a second hand shop or antique shop, as you will be able to take it back if you find an unexpected problem. Beware of ebay because you cannot tell how good the frame is. You are totally reliant on the seller’s description and sometimes they are themselves unaware of problems.

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If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

The term fee includes nearly all structural upholstery materials but not top cover or trimmings. You bring your own project and we provide materials and expertise.

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Course Start Dates

Thursday 3rd October 2019

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