Footstool Kit worth £35 Included
Learn the basics of upholstery with Amanda Walker and go home with this perfectly designed and constructed little foot stall. The day includes a kit with all you need to make the stall, but you will need to bring your own choice of fabric.
You will learn:
Cutting fabric, use of materials, stretching, covering and pulling through buttons.
No experience necessary.
Includes homemade lunch and refreshments
You will need to bring
1m approx of upholstery weight fabric (Cotton or cotton mix) 20cm X 20cm velvet or contrasting fabric for the buttons (we have lots of pieces of velvet you can use) but if you want a very specific colour it might be better to bring it.
Optional: Staple gun, Scissors
About your Tutor
Amanda Walker was born in Cambridge in 1958. She attained a Diploma in Fashion and has worked in numerous fashion and design jobs; designing everything from men’s and women’s wear to handbags shoes and belts.For the past twenty-seven years Amanda’s design work has encompassed one-off wedding dresses, special occasion outfits, clothes for major toy brands such as Cindy Dolls and millinery. She has also taught a variety of college courses from design and garment making to soft furnishings.Amanda regularly contributes to magazines such as Homemaker and Crafts Beautiful and in 2006 was voted ‘Designer of the Year’ and runner up in 2007.