Ministry of Upholstery Classic Make a Footstool Workshop


Duration: 9am-5.30pm(ish)

Price: £135

Run by: Jan Woolley
at The Painted Chair

07890 468667

6 Bluecoat Chambers
School Lane
Liverpool
Merseyside
L1 3BX

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About the Course

The classic footstool course is a one day extravaganza combining painting techniques with upholstery. You will start the day with a solid hardwood frame, then you will learn all about the tools and materials used, as well as covering lots of techniques from webbing, applying hessian and wadding, cutting fabric and corners.

​You will also be introduced to Chalk Paint®, decorative paint by Annie Sloan and basic painting techniques and be able to choose from a palette of 30+ colours to paint your legs to match your fabric choice! And at the end of the day’s course you will be able to take your footstool home to show off your new found skills!

All workshops are conducted in the Bluecoat, lunch is not included.
Please refer to our Terms & Conditions before booking.

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?

The chair, materials, tools and refreshments. Please bring your own fabric which you know will fit in with your decoration. You can select a fabric from ones we have available at an extra cost of £10 per meter.
Please note: lunch is not included.



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 28th April 2018
Saturday 2nd June 2018

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