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Introduction to upholstery techniques

Event Description:
This is a full day workshop where all participants learn beginners upholstery techniques, as you create a footstool from scratch with the upholsterer Annette Leeman and All Star Design Leader in Upcycling, Aileen Hogan of Shabby.ie

You will learn how to measure and cut fabric (we use recycled fabrics). How to use stain/ paint on the wood and attach feet to the base board. You will work with foam , buttoning and studding. You will learn how to cover the base with fabric to give a professional finish. Techniques you can then apply to other projects like chairs .

You will take the bespoke footstool home with you. All materials and tools are supplied on the day however if you have a particular fabric you would like to use, please bring it along and we can see if it is suitable.

Event Date and Time:
Saturday, 23 February 2019 from 11:00 to 16:00

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre | Main Street | D09 HK58 Ballymun |

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