How to make a piped cushion with a zip

Cushions come in many different colours, shapes and sizes and are a great decorative addition to a room.
This course is the follow on course from How to Make a Simple Cushion. In this course you will look at different styles of cushions in more detail e.g. piped, frilled, different shapes. By the end of the course you will have a cushion that you can take home with you.
This course will cover the following:

  • Different cushion styles
  • How to fit a zip
  • How to make piping

Things to bring to the class:

  • Sewing machine to the class in full working order with the instruction manual and all of its sewing machine feet
  • Basic sewing kit to include dressmaking scissors, unpicker, pins, spare sewing machine needles, hand sewing needles, tailors chalk, tape measure, ruler
  • Notepad and pen to make notes
  • 16 inch square cushion pad
  • 14″ closed end zip
  • 1.7 metres No4 piping cord
  • 1 metre of main fabric
  • 1/2 metre contrast fabric to use for the piping
  • 1 x polyester thread to match your main fabric and 1 x polyester thread to match your piping fabric

Duration: 2 1/2 hours
Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
Cost: £25.00
Tutor: Lynn Horniblow
Min: 4 people Max: 8 people

Comments from previous attendees:
“Brilliant, six hours ago I couldn’t use a sewing machine! Now I have made two cushions!”
“Great teacher in Lynn, very supportive and helpful.”
“Very happy – carry on with the courses!”
“Lynn is really knowledgeable”

If you are interested in this class why no have a look at our other cushion classes

How to make a simple Envelope Cushion

Boxed Cushion

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To register your interest please telephone 01308 456844 or print this Application Form to send.


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