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Upholstery - Make a Deep Button Footstool

Course Summary

This exciting new course will teach you how to build a traditionally upholstered deep buttoned footstool from scratch.

Progression

Traditional Upholstery

Entry requirements

No previous knowledge required, just a desire to learn a new skill or to update an existing skill.

Course content

Learn about the tools, webbing, stuffing with coir, stitching the edges for strength and then deep buttoning to create a stunning, bespoke piece of furniture for your home.

   

You will need:-

  • Apart from 1.5 m of upholstery fabric (will be discussed in week 1) please bring £100 to cover the cost of all materials, frame and legs – these will be provided as part of the course.
  • An old blanket or duvet cover is useful to protect your work.
  • A small bag or box to store your tools in and an apron with a pocket would be very handy, but not essential.
  • It is suggested that you wait until at least a week before the course is due to start before making any significant purchase of materials.

It is suggested that you wait until at least a week before the course is due to start before making any significant purchase of materials.

Contact

For further information about this course please contact the course co-ordinator on Nicky.sutton@newcollege.ac.uk

Further Information

Course Tutor                                           Erica Sawdon

  • Start Date: 12/03/2019
  • Day and Time: Tue
  • Time: 6:00-9:00pm
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Venue: QD
  • Fee: £100.00
  • Course Code: LE6097b
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