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Piped Footstool Training Session
Saturday 8 August

Saturday 8 August 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Upholstered Footstool

DIY footstool kit complete with frameThis is a new format event…..a little bit workshop, a little bit tutorial, a little bit diagnostic session, but lots of fun and chock full of info and new skills for you!

Here’s the basic idea:

Learn the ins and outs of building a new footstool or refurbishing an existing upholstered footstool.

Here is what we’ll be covering:

  • How to remove existing upholstery
  • Furniture builder - George timber frameHow to replace webbing if necessary
  • How to attach foam and wadding
  • How to calculate measurements and cut your fabric
  • How to make and attach piping
  • How to assemble your upholstered cover
  • How to attach your piped cover and then finish with dust cover and legs
  • All the great “upholstery speak” that will impress your friends
  • Basic tools required

What to bring: If you have a footstool you’d like to make over, bring it along. Furniture builder - George timber frameWe’ll work out what’s required and step through how to do it. We’ll calculate fabric measurements and give you a set of instructions to complete the job.

If you don’t have a footstool to make over, no problem. Julie will be working on a footstool to demonstrate all the steps.

Take notes, take photographs, ask the questions!

Piped Upholstered FootstoolEveryone will use the sewing machines to learn how to make and attach piping so that the process is completely demystified!!!!

Everyone will trail the air staplers and be involved in helping assemble the footstool that Julie will create.

Time: 3 hours

Tutor: Julie

Server of a cheeky morning tea: Maurice


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Saturday 8 August 2020
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Julie Hillier
0414 467 405
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Ministry of Handmade Studio
11 Eclipse Street
Bridgeman Downs, QLD 4035 Australia
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