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Deep-buttoned footstool course

Deep Buttoned footstool course

Duration: 1 days

Price: £195

Contact: Louise Parkinson at Scruffy Upholstery

1 Wharfe Bank Mews
Rear of 4-6 Bridge Street
Tadcaster
North Yorkshire
LS24 9AL
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Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Saturday 16th May 2020

About the Course

Every fancied trying upholstery?
The Deep Buttoned Footstool Course is a one-day class suitable for 'capable' beginners. You will start the day with a solid hardwood frame and throughout the day you will follow my step by step guidance, learning all about the tools and materials used, as well as covering lots of techniques from webbing, applying hessian and wadding, cutting fabric and corners. As the day progresses you will learn the techniques of 'deep-buttoning' or 'tufting', which is the process applied to 'Chesterfield' sofas.

Please note, painting techniques will not be taught on this course. The legs on your footstool are made of beautiful beech wood and you can paint them at your leisure at home.

At the end of the day’s course you will be able to take your footstool home to show off your new-found skills!

The course includes everything you need to make your stool, you just need to supply one metre of fabric. Class sizes are kept small so that you benefit from greater one-to-one teaching and if you then fancy making another footstool for your friend or family member then kits, containing everything you need to make the stools, will be available to purchase on the day. Treat yourself to a new skill or purchase a gift voucher course for a friend!

Please note, the pom-pom trim you see in the photos is not included. If you wish to bring some then please do so. You will need 3 metres.

This workshop runs for a full day on a Saturday, starting 09:00 am and will be held at:

This workshop will run over 1 days starting at 9am on and will be held at:
Scruffy Upholstery Studio
1 Wharfebank Mews
Rear of 4-6 Bridge Street
Tadcaster
LS24 9AL

The Studio workshop is through the archway just next to Cooplands Bakery on Bridge Street in Tadcaster.

Features
Large footstool frame with Queen Anne legs.
Approximate measurements: height 32cm, width 48cm, length 73cm.
All tools and materials for the day including paint.
All you need is 1 Metre of fabric which you’ll need to bring with you on the day.

Teas, coffees provided.

Please contact me if you are a group and wish to arrange a specific date and I will try my best to accommodate you.
Cancellations must be made 14 days in advance to receive a full refund.

There is plenty of free nearby parking available.

Deep Buttoned Footstool course £195.00.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Refreshments, tea, coffee, biscuits



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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Events & groups
  • Stag and hen dos
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Weekends