75/100: 100 Days of Making

Ottoman Legs!

Maurice has been in the workshop this morning prepping legs for the Ottoman Workshop on Saturday afternoon. We have a full workshop with four participants and for the first time ever, we have each person making a different ottoman…. tall round tapered legs for Oscar, short round tapered legs for Hugo, tapered rectangular legs for […]

66/100: 100 Days of Making

Prototyping a new workshop – soft ottoman!

When we first started Ministry of Handmade we had a really popular workshop called the Bean Seat. This new workshop will be an updated version of that… a circular easy-going casual seat that is filled with bean bag beans.

The top for my prototype is the @warwickfabrics turmeric coloured […]

65/100: 100 Days of Making

Piped Seat Pad.

I am covering a foam seat pad for a client with this beautiful English fabric. It is part of the Wedgwood Fabrics and Wallcoverings Volume 1 Collection by Blendworth. The piping fabric is locally sourced.

42/100: 100 Days of Making:

Recycled old dining room chairs become ottoman legs!

Maurice carefully transforms old dining room chair legs into gorgeous legs for our ottoman workshops. This morning he made a set of four hardwood legs for a Slim Jim ottoman for Lindi! They came up a treat after a coat of beeswax and perfectly complemented her French […]

35/100: 100 Days of Making

Upholstery Project!

Well I was back into this project today… it has been sidelined over the last few months… you know how it goes… family health issues, Christmas, build a new website, landscape the backyard… Anyway, the new year has settled into its own rhythm and now there is some time to finish this off… […]

15/100: 100 Days of Making

Changing your look completely! Can you imagine how different these seat pads will look when the classic cream fabric had been replaced with this floral linen?

Reupholstering soft furnishings can sometimes be the simplest way to transform the decor and add a whole different energy to a space …. and usually is a much cheaper […]

100 Days of Handmade//Day 59//

Handmade-59‘C’ cushion is for…Carter

I made a gift for friends who have a new baby son. This photo was taken part way through the process.

The piping is made from leftover scraps of fabric joined together. I call it my “crazy piping”! The cushion […]

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