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Make and upholster a footstool from scratch workshop (to take home) in Grappenhall, Warrington - by The Boho Shed

Duration: One day (10am to 3pm)

Price: £69

Run by: Joanne Hughes
at The Boho Shed

Grappenhall & Thelwall Community Centre
Bellhouse Lane

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About the Course

Come along to one of our (one day) fun and friendly upholstery workshops at Grappenhall Community Centre, Warrington. Learn how to make and upholster a lovely footstool from scratch to take home with you on the day.

The workshops are from 10am to 3pm (5 hours). A small group of no more than 6, therefore you will receive one to one instruction for much of the time.

Ideal for beginners, or for people who have dabbled in the wonderful craft of upholstery previously. You will learn how to make and upholster a gorgeous footstool from scratch (and to paint or wax the bun feet in a colour / shade of your choice to compliment your fabric). You will finish the footstool during the day and be able to take it home with you to enjoy.

For more information or to book a place please contact Joanne via the contact "button" link above.

I look forward to meeting you and to spending an enjoyable and creative day with you!

Future dates to be arranged. Please contact to show your interest.

Some lovely reviews from previous attendees:

'Jo is very knowledgeable and helpful. Lovely small group so almost 1:1 tutoring. Very friendly atmosphere'
Debbie Mitchell

'Really good fun with local people. I like that it is a small group'
Nicola Robinson

'Well organised, planned and structured and fun too. I got personalised assistance. It was friendly, at a good pace and I had a sense of achievement at each stage'
Denise Gibney

'It was friendly, enjoyable and educational.
Rachel Greenwood-Haigh

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?

All tools and materials to make your footstool are provided and included in the price except bring a 1 metre piece of your favourite fabric to cover your footstool.

Scones, cakes, biscuits and tea / coffee will be provided throughout the day. Please bring some lunch with you.

Free parking is available in the Community Centre car park.

Please come in comfortable clothing and ideally an apron (not essential). Also comfortable shoes.

Please contact me via the green 'contact' button at the top of this page for further information or to secure your place. I look forward to meeting you and sharing a lovely day with you.

Joanne (The Boho Shed)

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Fantastic course. Great instruction and a fab quality footstool completes in a day to take with you. As well as the project on the day feel like I learned a lot and am ready to tackle next project. Lunch was fab too!

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 1st June 2019
Saturday 10th August 2019
Friday 20th September 2019
Friday 22nd November 2019
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Intermediate level
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly
  • Weekends

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