Are you ready for the ultimate DIY workshop?! Are you ready to turn that plain, uninspiring, mass produced stool into a seriously stylish piece of upholstered goodness!?
In this fun two hour workshop we will teach you how to upholster your stool top, you'll learn the techniques to attach foam to achieve that perfect rounded shape, and have the opportunity to add decorative elements, adding a handmade touch to your now one of a kind piece of furniture!
The skills and techniques you’ll learn in this workshop will allow you to add this upholstered style top to other furniture pieces such as dining chairs, bench seats, toy boxes and more! You may even decide to upholster a set of stools to use around a dining table... the opportunities are endless!
About Home Industry...
HOME INDUSTRY is a vintage furniture & bespoke soft furnishings store developed from a love of ‘how-to’ for the home and is the creation of sisters Simone and Martine Kilo.
We offer a unique custom made service to create locally handmade homewares and interior products, along with restored vintage and re-upholstered furniture.
With over 20 years experience in furniture and homewares retailing and textile design and production, we have been running Upholstery workshops for the past 4 years, sharing our knowledge of these old school crafts.
We have created this upholstered stool hack especially for Work-Shop which will teach you some fundamentals of basic upholstery as well as give you a range of skills to try your hand at more upholstered pieces at home.
- How to turn your everyday, mass produced stool into a unique piece of furniture!
- You'll learn the techniques to attach foam to achieve that perfect rounded shape
- A stool
- Foam, dacron, calico and dust cover and decorative buttons
- All the tools you need!
- A piece of fabric approximately 60cm square to finish your stool, or a bit more if you have a specific design placement in mind.
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, Brisbane, Adelaide & Fremantle
Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. If you do miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email email@example.com to organise a refund or transfer.
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 text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.
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)
Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to organise a refund.
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 text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.