Upholstery - Ottoman

A two day workshop with

Simion Hawtin-Smith




There is nothing more satisfying than learning a new skill and going away with something to show for it! Over two days learn the skills you need to create a Bespoke Retro style Ottoman . The Ottoman is a stylish and versatile piece of furniture that can be used as a coffee table, footstool or additional seating.....a great place to start when learning the traditional techniques of Upholstery.

The Ottoman course teaches students traditional upholstery skills in a fun and relaxed environment.

- Learn how to hand stitch the piping using traditional slip stitching techniques.

- Choose how to make the buttons and add as many as you like.


- Finish and paint the retro Dansette style legs.

-All the framework, feet and buttons are supplied for you

- Select an Upholstery fabric that suits your home...make this piece bespoke to your style! (fabric to be purchased separately)

Price: £295.00*

*1.5 m of fabric required for The Ottoman course.

Simion offers discount on fabric to all his students. Upon booking you will be sent a link to his fabric page.

PLEASE NOTE: Fabric will not automatically be supplied on the day you must pre arrange before the class.

The Ottoman
The Ottoman

The Ottoman
The Ottoman

Simian Hawtin-Smith
Simian Hawtin-Smith

The Ottoman
The Ottoman




Makers Quarter,

16 Worrall Street,


M5 4TH


(5 minute walk from Cornbrook Tram stop or we have Parking available)