Creative Workshops and Courses, Harwich, Essex

Amanda Walker – Beginners Upholstered Footstool in a Day

£110.00 | 5th March - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM | Spaces available: 5

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.

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By Post: Please send your completed booking form and payment to: Old Bank Studios, 19 King Quay Street, Harwich, Essex CO12 3ER.

Payment: A booking can be secured on receipt of a deposit of £20 per person per day (cheques made payable to ‘Old Bank Studios’), however full payment must be made at least 21 days prior to the course. Full payment can be made securely via our website or by cheque made payable to 'Old Bank Studios'.

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