Upholstery Foundation Level Two

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Traditional & Modern Footstools

Learn some more advanced traditional and modern upholstery techniques, including traditional stuffing and stitching.

In this set of 8 videos, you will practice the skills that have been taught in Upholstery Foundation Level One and also further develop your skill set. You will learn more advanced techniques for traditional stuffing, including how to stitch the edges and make the correct shape as well as how to finish with blanket pleats, neat slip stitching and decorative nails. By the end of this Level you will have made both a modern and traditionally upholstered footstool.

In the free sample lesson below, watch Mark introduce Foundation Level Two and learn about using both traditional and modern upholstery techniques.

Buy your Upholstery Foundation Level Two kits and sundries here

Buy the Upholstery Foundation Level Two kits and sundries here

  • Animal hair stuffing
  • Bayonet needle
  • Bottoming cloth
  • Coir fibre
  • Decorative nails
  • Dust mask
  • Fabric
  • Foam
  • Foam cutter /large sharp knife
  • Footstool frames - wooden
  • Gimp pins /small nails
  • Goggles
  • Hessian
  • Hot glue gun
  • Jute webbing
  • Knife
  • Linen thread
  • Linen twine
  • Magnetic tack hammer
  • Marker pen
  • Nylon tipped hammer (optional)
  • Piece of cloth
  • Pins
  • Polywadding
  • Pot
  • PVA glue Sandpaper
  • Regulator
  • Ruler - large
  • Sawdust
  • Slipping needle /curved needle
  • Scissors
  • Spray glue – heavy duty
  • Spring needle
  • Staple gun
  • Staples
  • Tacks
  • Tailors chalk
  • Tape measure
  • Web strainer
  • White cotton felt