Two Year Professional Traditional Upholstery Course, 2018-2020 at The School of Stuff in East London

Two Year Professional Traditional Upholstery Course, 2018-2020 at The School of Stuff in East London

Duration: 2 years, taught on Thursdays, 10.00am-4.00pm

Price: £5280

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

A two year step-by-step course in traditional upholstery, designed for career changers. Taught systematically through a series of exercises in year one, building to the complete reupholstery of a fully sprung armchair in year two. Teaching is on Thursdays. Three twelve week terms each year, roughly coinciding with school term times. First year exercises: drop-in seat, stitched edge square stool, stitched stuffover dining chair, well seat, sprung dining chair, stitched scroll arm, box cushion. Second year: complete reconstruction of a traditional armchair.

The fee of £2,640 is for one year. An initial deposit of £880 will secure your place for Year 1. Payment of the balance will be in two instalments of £880, on or before 30th September, and on or before 30th November. For a more detailed course outline and term dates email via the contact form above.

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 standard upholstery materials. If special materials are required students will be expected to pay for them, but nearly all materials will be included. Use of tools. We have upholstery kits available for sale if students want to use their own tools.

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Course Start Dates

Friday 28th September 2018

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