12-week Foundation Course... taking your hobby seriously
The Traditional Upholstery School's 12-week long part-time foundation course is especially designed as a solid introduction to upholstery skills. Teaching important core upholstery skills - both traditional and modern - it offers beginners an opportunity to learn a fully-transferable range of upholstery skills to high standard so that they can continue upholstering a wide range of creative bespoke pieces for their home. This course is designed for complete beginners, and also for more practiced hobbyists who wish to hone their skills to a higher standard. It is independent to the Traditional Upholstery School.
• Upholster a drop-in seat (traditional methods and materials)
• Upholster a sprung dining or nursing chair (traditional methods and materials)
• Upholster a deep buttoned footstool (modern materials)
• Sew a piped scatter cushion with an inset zip.
The course runs for 12 days, one day a week. Hours are 9.30am to 4.30pm. This course is designed to be enjoyable and informative... and of course a workmanlike approach is encouraged.
"I absolutely love upholstery and this course gave me the confidence
to do many creative pieces for my own home...
Diana, Devizes 2018
2021 Dates: Weds 15th Sept to Weds 8th December 2021 £600 FULL
2022 Dates: Weds 5th January to Wed 30th March 2022 £600 FULL
Thursdays 6th January to Thursday 31st March 2022 £600 FULL
Weds 27th April to Weds 20th July 2022 £650 ENROLLING NOW
The full fee of the 12-week Upholstery Foundation Course is £600. A deposit of £200 is due when a place is booked, with the balance due three weeks before the start of the course. Receipts are issued for all payments. Students should bring their own projects and top fabrics. Tools are available for use and all upholstery materials are available. Course hours are 9.30am to 4.30pm, one day a week. Cost breakdown per day is £50. To enquire about enrollment, please email for further details. Thank you.