This pattern will NOT fit the IKEA Stool.
Finished size of footstool is 16″ x 16″ x 15″ which includes feet that are 6″ high. This is the pattern only for a footstool.
This footstool was named when I was asked what the “stuff” in the border was. They are imaginary foliage, maybe weeds, rose and weeds. Hook the “leaves” in green or use colors! The circles could be lollipop flowers done in lopsided circles or proddy around the border for a flower with 3D petals. The outer border could be hooked solid or hit and miss to better disguise the seams when you put it together.
Make your own rug hooked footstoolI have several rug hooking footstool patterns available. I am posting complete instructions (videos are still being edited) on how to build your own using simple 2x4s, plywood and foam. There is a complete cutting diagram for the wood and the foam. I also have instructions on how to finish your hooking so you can complete your rug hooked footstool. [ Here are the list of instructions available so far:
- Footstool Construction Material List
- Footstool Feet - Where to Get Them
- Footstool Feet - Staining
- Build the Box
- Adding the foam
- Preparing the Backing
- Sewing up the Sides
- Upholstery and Finishing Touches
These instructions are still a rough draft. If you have any questions be sure to ask. I will be adding the videos and updates as I can. Be sure to visit again before you dig into your project so you have the latest information. A PDF with all the instructions in one place will be available for download once I have everything written up and finalized. It is not ready yet.
Came out pretty darned good if I do say so myself. Suz, I agree. Paint on the legs is by Old Village. Paint color is New England Red.