Upholstery Stage 1 Diploma

Tutor : 

Stephen Franklin

 Stage 1, there are now  vacancies for 2019/20.
This course runs for ten months,  consisting of three workshop days each month.
Maximum number of 6 students per course.

The course will include visits  to Stately Homes, lectures from outside agencies and opportunities to fabric suppliers.

Bookings now being taken.....


Upholstery Stage 1 Diploma



  • Drop-in seat both modern & traditional materials*

  • Stitched and stuffed chair

  • Sprung dining chair

  • Sprung arm exercise*

  • Box Cushion with piping and zip

  • Bolster End with piping

  • Upholstered and lined box with decorative detail and deep-buttoned lid

  • Portfolio containing notes and details of work in progress

  • Written Research Project: Fabric Characteristics, Identification & Appropriate Usage

*Upholstery supplies included in course fee for this piece.
 Highlighted are the assessment pieces

Stage 1 Diploma

Dates for this year's course TBC

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