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DIY Ottomans (Brisbane)



Description

Step up your game with this DIY Ottoman workshop for beginners and intermediates.

You’ll learn to crimp foam, stretch fabric,  fold corners, add buttons and dust cover while using hand tools you’ve probably already got at home.

These skills will give you the confidence to tackle a wider variety of furniture projects at home, from other footstools to fully upholstered dining chairs and more.

Bring along a fabric you love (40 x 60 x 31) and we supply the base so you can take home your very own handmade upholstered ottoman!

About Robyn Pacey

Robyn Pacey is a qualified Interior Decorator and has successfully run her own business Dynamic Décor Interior Designs for the past 17 years.

She also teaches Interior Decorating at Alan Bartlett Consulting at Archerfield. Robyn’s specialist area within the design industry is soft furnishings which include the upholstering of lamps, light shades, bedheads, ottomans and occasional chairs.

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What you will learn
  • Step up your game with this DIY Ottoman workshop for beginners and intermediates.
  • Learn to crimp foam, sculpt stool tops, stretch fabric, fold corners, add buttons and dust cover while using hand tools you’ve probably already got at home.
  • Tackle a wider variety of furniture projects at home, from other footstools to fully upholstered dining chairs and more.
What you will get
  • All tools for use during the workshop incl. staples, button twine, decorative tacks etc
  • Foam.
  • Dacron
  • Dustcover
  • Ottoman bases (Ply & Pine construction)

What to bring
  • Note that the top/most visible portion of the ottoman is approx. 60cm x 40cm will be visible in the final product, so keep your designs laid out and sized with that in mind.
  • REMEMBER TO BRING FABRIC: you need 1.2m of your chosen fabric – this is an awesome opportunity to stencil, screen print, paint of spray your own design if you’re up for it.
What to wear

light, comfortable clothing


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Work-Shop

Vendor since 2014

Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill.

From printmaking and stencil art through to music and gardening. From life skills and personal development through to blending tea and parkour, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

Locations: Sydney, Melbourne, Northern Rivers, Brisbane, Adelaide & Fremantle

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

REFUNDS

Work-Shop requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. The tickets are fully transferable. Email learn@work-shop.com.au to organise a refund.

CANCELLATIONS

We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Work-Shop or organised by Work-Shop must agree to these terms and conditions.

1.) LIABILITY WAIVER

  •  Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property property brought into Work-Shop’s premises.
  • Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.

I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Work-Shop.


2.) PHOTO & VIDEO

I agree to give Work-Shop unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Work-Shop classes and events or on Work-Shop’s premises. (Don’t worry, we’ll only these use to show others how much of a rad time you’re having through social media, newsletters, blogs, website and general Work-Shop promo material)

3.) REFUNDS

Work-Shop requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. The tickets are fully transferable. Email learn@work-shop.com.au to organise a refund.

4.) CANCELLATIONS

We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes. Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Holly

30 June 2018 • DIY Ottomans (Brisbane)

Great course. Please note that the image in the picture is of a foot stool and not the ottoman that you make. Proved a bit confusing on the day, but still a great lesson.

Helen

12 March 2018 • DIY Ottomans (Brisbane)

The Ottoman Workshop was so informative and the end result of making a well - made beautiful Ottoman was so satisfying. I want to gift my Ottoman later and I am proud of what I made. The Workshop Crew were great and the instructions so helpful. Thank for instruction notes. Our instructor was so patient and she made you feel confident to complete each task till the Ottoman was finally finished. In future I feel confident to make another Ottoman and to do some other upholstery jobs. The environment for the workshop had a good vibre and the space for our group to work in was comfortable. I got to chat with some really lovely people at the workshop. Amenities were close by too. Great coffee shop with lovely staff next door for coffee breaks. I really learnt upholstery skills. Loved the workshop. Thank you. Helen Ambrose.

Sue

12 March 2018 • DIY Ottomans (Brisbane)

Great fun and so satisfying to come home with my ottoman.

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