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Ottoman
Saturday 10 February

Saturday 10 February 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm

$320.00 – $420.00
Art Series Ottoman - Banksia by Bridget Diggins of Botanic Print House

Make the ottoman of your choice from our wonderful selection. 

Choose – in this workshop you can choose the style of ottoman you want to make. We have some great designs that are available with or without piping. Be tempted by Oscar, Slim Jim, Jake, Richie or The Rollo.


OscarArt Series Ottoman - Connect by Julie Paterson

Our original design with classic mid-century tapered legs made from timber, the ottoman is compact in size but big on attitude and perfect for adding character wherever you put it. Ideal in the bedroom, living room, on the verandah or even as a statement piece in your entry. Use it as a seat, a footstool or even as a coffee table.

Tapered Pine timber legs are included.

Ottoman Tropicana Azul by Lynne Tanner of Social Fabric - Styled 2Optional extras on the day: Upgrade to tapered Victorian Ash timber legs ($20) or black steel hairpin legs ($30).

Sketch of Oscar Ottoman with timber legs

Oscar ottoman with timber legs.

Sketch of Oscar Ottoman with hairpin legs

Oscar ottoman with hairpin legs.

Dimensions are in millimetres and are approximate.


Art Series Ottoman - Paloma - styled 1

Slim Jim

Slim Jim is slightly larger than the Oscar but has a thinner upholstered top so he tends to float. Slim acts as an excellent side table as well as a seat.

Tapered pine legs are included.

Optional extras on the day: Upgrade to tapered Victorian Ash timber legs ($20) or black steel hairpin legs ($30).

Slim Jim Ottoman with tapered timber legs

Slim Jim ottoman with tapered timber legs.

Slim Jim Ottoman with steel hairpin legs

Slim Jim ottoman with steel hairpin legs.

Dimensions are in millimetres and are approximate.


Ottoman Mustard Sprinkle by Cass Deller of Cass Deller Design - Styled

Jake

Jake is perfect for showing off a bold fabric. It has deeper sides than Slim Jim and is ready to make a real statement.

Your choice of tapered pine legs or dark stained slightly angled timber legs are included.

Jake Ottoman with straight tapered timber legs

Jake ottoman with straight tapered timber legs.

Jake Ottoman with angled dark timber legs

Jake ottoman with angled dark timber legs.

Dimensions are in millimetres and are approximate.


Ramuk Midnight Large Ottoman by Josie Annear - top

Richie

Richie is new to our line-up of ottomans. Comes with tapered pine timber legs ready to stain, oil or lime wash. It is big so you can use it as a stool, a seat for one or two people, even as a table!

A piped top, the ottoman is big on attitude and perfect for adding character wherever you put it. Ideal in the living room, on the verandah or even as a statement piece in your entry. Richie – where style and versatility have come together.

Sketch of Richie Ottoman with timber legs

Richie ottoman with timber legs.

Dimensions are in millimetres and are approximate.


The Rollo

The Rollo

The Rollo is awesome! Use it as a stool, a seat for one, two or three people, a table and even a means of transport!

With a bunch of casters underneath (you won’t want to lift this one) and a piped top, the ottoman is big on attitude and perfect for adding character wherever you put it. Ideal in the living room, on the verandah or even as a statement piece in your entry. Art Series Ottoman - Fuscia by Felicia Gibson of Home Dweller - styledUse it as a seat, a footstool or even as a coffee table.

Sketch of the Rollo Ottoman with casters

The Rollo ottoman on casters.

Dimensions are in millimetres and are approximate.


Inspiration: For some ideas of what is possible have a look at our Art Series Ottomans for some inspiration.

Inclusions: For each ottoman design we supply the structure of the footstool, foam pad, wadding cover, piping cord, legs and casters. We also supply bees wax and/or an organic timber oil to treat timber legs. The use of sewing machines and other equipment is included too.

Experience required: Intermediate beginner. This workshop is perfect for those with some basic sewing skills. Must be familiar with the use of a sewing machine.

Tutors: Julie and Maurice Hillier

Course length: 5 hours

Please bring: Suitable fabric of your choice – cotton drill, cotton duck, wool, wool blend, Indian cotton, etc.,  and matching thread. Check with Julie for the exact amounts for your  ottoman : 0414 467 676 or email create@ministryofhandmade.com.au

In this workshop learn how to:

  • Insert piping cord
  • Stitch a circle to a side wall
  • Staple upholstery cover to footstool base
  • Apply organic timber oil to the timber legs
  • Attach legs

Please note that the piece of fabric for the footstool is cut from the length of the material you bring, not the width, therefore any directional prints are not suitable. If you have any questions about this please email Julie:  create@ministryofhandmade.com.au

Download the fabric requirements.

Arrival time

We know everyone is busy and the best of plans sometimes get de-railed, however, we would love you to arrive on time for the workshop as it helps us get underway with your project promptly. If you arrive early, please take a moment to enjoy waiting in the park adjacent to the studio. Our uninterrupted preparation time prior to the workshop is important to ensure the best outcomes for everybody.

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Date:
Saturday 10 February 2018
Time:
12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost:
$320.00 – $420.00
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Venue

Ministry of Handmade Studio
11 Eclipse Street
Bridgeman Downs, QLD 4035 Australia
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Phone:
+61414467405
Website:
https://ministryofhandmade.com.au

Organiser

Julie Hillier
Phone:
0414 467 405
Email:
create@ministryofhandmade.com.au
Website:
https://ministryofhandmade.com.au