About the Course
Create your own footstool using paint and upholstery. No experience needed, your tutor Steph will guide you through from choosing colours to go with your fabric, the application of the paint and waxes, upholstering and finishing your footstool.
What you need to bring: 1 metre of light upholstery fabric
What is provided? All the materials you need including the frame, tools to use, fire retardant interliner and trim to finish. Lots of tea, coffee and homemade cakes.
Maximum of 5 students per class
Stephanie (the proprietor of La Di Da Interiors) is your tutor for the day, she has a relaxed and friendly approach. A jewellery designer by trade, she has been painting furniture for years and has been trained by Annie Sloan. Examples of her work can be seen in the shop and on our Facebook page.
Post-course support and advice is freely available.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
You need to bring 1 metre of a light upholstery fabric of your choice with you. All other materials are included, and you get to take your footstool home with you.
We include a selection of builders tea, coffee, hot chocolate, herbal and fruit teas along with lots of fabulous cake made by a local bakery.
Great course, numbers are kept small so there is enough support for everyone. Instructions are given in easy steps to follow and Steph is always happy to answers questions. Oh and wonderful cake!
Sabina Aiuto - - #20712
This was a really fun course. Steph is brilliant at demonstrating how to do things and has great little hints and tips along the way too. The group size was just right, giving enough space to get around the footstool whilst also having a lively group atmosphere.
I'm so pleased with the end product, it looks a lot more professional than I expected, which is definitely down to Steph's direction!
I would recommend this course to anyone wanting to have a go at doing something crafty, you don't need to have any previous experience.
Laura - - #20502
I really enjoyed this workshop. Not having any previous experience in anything remotely crafty i did wonder what i was going to go home with, but i can honestly say that due to great teaching and easy to follow steps i was really pleased with the result. Thank you!!
Shelley - - #20325
Response from La Di Da Interiors, Luxuries & Gifts:Thank you for your feedback
Spent a lovely Saturday afternoon on this workshop. Everything was provided (except material) that you need to make the stool. Steph explained thoroughly every stage and if at any time you were stuck Steph was there to put you back on track. The workshop was attended by five students giving it a lovely relaxed atmosphere. I am really pleased with the end result so much so I feel confident that I could go ahead a make another stool. I would certainly recommend this workshop.
Carol Galvin - - #20244
Response from La Di Da Interiors, Luxuries & Gifts:Thank you for your review
Really enjoyed the course. It was interesting to learn how to bring colour together in one room and a great help for my next project!
Love the relaxed atmosphere, great teacher and I hope to attend another course in the New Year!
Lorna Graham - - #11428
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