Shallow Buttoned Upholstery Workshop
Shallow buttoning is a fantastic upholstery skill to have. Once you’ve learnt the technique you can apply it to different pieces of furniture like benches, headboards, stools and more. It will add an element of style and design detail to your upholstery project.
For this one day upholstery workshop you have the choice to make large or small footstool, bench, stool or storage crate.
What you will learn
- About the different tools and materials needed for upholstery. These are all detailed in your course handout to take home at the end of the day.
- To apply foam to your furniture frame, and dacron
- To measure and cut your fabric. Staple your fabric to the frame, and finish your furniture with square hospital style corners.
- Make your own fabric buttons and add them to your furniture.
Useful information and what’s included
- You will be provided with all the materials, tools and fabric to make your furniture (you will need to choose your fabric when booking).
- Bench / Stool – You have the option to choose from either industrial hairpin legs or mid-century style wooden legs. Please select your choice when booking.
- Large or Small Footstool feet – choose from a natural or dark wax. Please select your choice when booking.
- Hot drinks are included throughout the day.
- You will need to bring your own food with you.
- Short day workshop runs from 9.30am finishing at 2.45pm.
A range of fabrics are included within the cost of the workshop. Choose from these ranges and colours. Please detail your choice when booking. Free samples can be requested directly from the supplier.
- Warwick Plush Velvet
- Warwick Krayola
- Warwick Dolly
- Warwick Flowerbomb Velutto
- Warwick Sequoia
- Warwick Amantheon Wool
Storage Crate – 50cm wide x 40cm deep x 38cm high
Stool – 50cm wide x 40cm deep x 49cm high
Bench – 90cm wide x 40cm deep x 49cm high
Small – Footstool 50cm wide x 40cm deep x 29cm high
Large – Footstool 61cm wide x 61cm deep x 29cm high
Storage Crate / Stool / Small Footstool – £195
Large Footstool – £215
Bench – £235