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Frida Footstool
13 October

Saturday 13 October 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Versatile Frida Footstool created at Ministry of Handmade

Frida Footstool side and legsThis workshop is a one-off! Book in or miss out! Five places only!

This rectangular footstool with a piped trim rocks a different vibe to our other bench seats and ottomans. It is a fun piece of furniture that does double duty as a footstool or extra seating. Learn some great upholstery skills and take home a piece of furniture that will add a bespoke touch to your interiors.

The Footstool measures 500mm wide x 400mm deep x  380mm high 

What’s included:

  • Ply footstool base with foam pad and wadding
  • Piping cord and fabric for dust cover
  • Use of sewing machines and other sewing equipment
  • Use of air staplers, staples and basic upholstery tools
  • Stained angled timber legs as shown

Frida Footstool piping detailWhat you will learn:

  • How to make your own piping
  • How to attach piping to fabric
  • How to stitch the fitted cover
  • How to attach cover to the base using an air stapler
  • How to attach the dust cover
  • How to attach the timber legs

What to bring:

  • 1.0m of your own fabric for main part of footstool. Suitable fabric: cotton drill, cotton duck, wool, wool blend, Indian cotton, etc.
  • 0.2m of contrasting fabric for piping if you want contrast piping. If using contrasting fabric for piping, please ensure that the two fabrics are about the same weight. Quilting/crafting weight fabric is not really suitable for covering piping cord. You’ll need something with a bit more weight.
  • Matching thread/s (thread to match piping colour is essential)

4.5 hours  12.30pm – 5.00pm


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Saturday 13 October 2018
12:30 pm - 5:00 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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