Cushions & Trimmings

Everybody loves cushions, but often not the price of a them especially if you are looking for something a little bit different which brings a wow factor to jazz up your rooms.

Here’s your chance to learn everything you need to know to make them affordable and exactly to your design. You will be learning about Zips/buttonholes and making your own patterns and inserting trimmings so you can leave with the skills to make more and more.

Skill Level

Suitable for those who have some basic sewing experience and completed one of our introductory classes perfect as a follow on course that delivers some key skills that will serve you well in any dressmaking soft furnishing projects.

 What you learn:

  • Measuring and making patterns (we give you patterns but explain the HOW TO’s)
  • Insertion of a standard zip/ Using different types of zipper feet
  • Insertion of piped trimmings (Bias corded trimming)
  • Top tips to get a professional finish

 What you make:

A sample 45cm square cushion Cover with zip or buttonhole finish with a corded insertion and samples for ref.

 We Provide: All materials a cushion pad and factsheets to takeaway

 Time: 9.30am – 5pm (Bring lunch we provide drinks)

 Cost: £65