A one-day workshop upholstering a bespoke, locally made ash milking stool using Welsh woollen fabrics. Learn from the great master himself, Mick Sheridan, as he guides you through traditional upholstery techniques.
What will you learn on the course?
• how to make tack piping
• each stage will be demonstrated by Mick
What will the day involve?
• discussion and selection of fabric (you will have several designs to choose from)
• make and attach piping
• attach hessian, stitch bridle ties, start stuffing
• finish stuffing and regulate
• finish ‘in skin’ wadding and skewer fabric in place
• slip-stitch piping and finish stool
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
All materials required to upholster your locally made milking stool are included in the course fee. Choose from a selection of Welsh woollen fabrics from Melin Tregwynt or Cambrian Mountains Wool for your seat cover. Your seat will be stuffed with horse hair and finished by hand with piped edging.
A spacious work area is allocated to each student along with their own set of tools to use while they’re here.
Lunch can be bought at our café downstairs.
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