Construction material list for building your own footstool. A rug hooked footstool can be the jewel in any room. Making one is simpler than you may think. Finish it off yourself using the instructions or take it to an upholster. This material list will get you started
Your rug hooked footstool needs feet. Here are some sources.
Tweet +1 Share PinThis entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Footstool Construction I am posting this so the posts will be in order. The videos are not complete yet but here are the written instructions and some photos. [clear] I stained my feet with Minwax Polyshades. It is a stain and Polyurethane […]
Pin376 Tweet Share +1This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Footstool ConstructionYou gathered the materials, ordered the feet, stained them and built to box. Now you need to add the foam. I used the green high density foam because I think my older footstools have gone a bit flat. I’m hoping the […]
Steps to build the box for your own rug hooked footstool. These instructions are designed to work perfectly with the patterns offered on my website.
Pin9 Tweet Share +1This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Footstool ConstructionDo I hook the area at the outside edge of the footstool pattern or is that where it turns under? I’ve been asked that question more than once so here is an in-depth answer. Pin9 Tweet Share +1
Pin834 Tweet Share +1This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Footstool ConstructionIf you haven’t built the footstool yet, get it built and attach the foam BEFORE you cut the edge off your hooking. Test fit your hooking to your stool. There are so many variables that could throw the fit off. If […]
Tweet +1 Share PinThis entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Footstool ConstructionThis method of sewing the seams is the easiest ever! I will always be grateful to Kim Nixon for showing me this technique years ago. It made me fearless about sewing seams for any three dimensional hooking such as footstools, purses […]
Pin5 Tweet Share +1This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Footstool ConstructionThis post does not have all its images in place yet. I need to shoot the rest of the video before I can get these images. I will place the images (and videos) into the posts as soon as they are […]