About the Course
Oxford School of Upholstery is a fully functional workshop and has team of highly skilled upholsterers who welcome students and work to support their learning. We have been running upholstery courses for over 8 years and have lots of experience in guiding students of all abilities through practical projects to produce excellent and professional results. We offer a range of Upholstery courses to suit all abilities from taster workshops to comprehensive training courses.
Whether you want to learn upholstery as a hobby, for business purposes or just for that one off home project we aim for all students to turn out quality work they can be proud of.
One week Traditional Upholstery foundation – Suitable for all abilities this course is designed to introduce you to the techniques, tools and materials for traditional upholstery. Our tutors will guide you through each step of your project enabling you to learn the necessary practical skills that form the foundations of traditional upholstery.
During a one week course students should be able to complete a sprung seat with a picture back. It is important for students to discuss their projects with us so that we can ensure they are achievable in the time given.
We provide a friendly and inspiring atmosphere in which students can learn the techniques of traditional upholstery whilst experimenting with style and design to create unique pieces of furniture with their own individual badge of identity.
Oxford School of Upholstery is a recognised Training Centre for the Association of Master Upholsterers and Soft Furnishers offering their accredited Craft Certificate courses in Upholstery skills.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
All tools are available to use at the workshop, you will need to provide the frame and top fabric.
Upholstery materials are charged extra.
We provide refreshments throughout the days.
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
This craft course provider has been awarded Bronze status for receiving 1 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.
The Students' Choice award ensures that course providers get recognised for their efforts in the teaching and practice of UK craft.
They also allow tutors to gain valuable feedback on their courses and for new students to find the course that's right for them.