Make a Box Cushion Cover Saturday 29th January 2022


Learn all the tips and tricks and the order of work to make a complete box cushion cover with piping and a zipper.  This course is a full day session on Saturday 29th January 2022 from 10am til 4:30pm/5pm (40 minutes for lunch) and an evening session to finish off if you need it on the following Monday or Tuesday  6:30pm til 9pm.  Everyone works on a sample cushion which is included and you take home with you at the end.

Everything is included but you are welcome to bring your own metre of top fabric (plain cotton or linen) and/or half a metre of fabric for your piping if you wish.  This is not a ‘learn to sew’ class  so you should have some sewing experience.  Let me know!

Fee   £125  per person and everything is included.      See full course details below.

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This takes place on Saturday 29th January 2022 from 10am til 4:30pm/5pm and if you find you need more time to finish, the course includes an evening session on the Monday or Tuesday 6:30-9pm, whichever dates suits most students.

Making a box cushion cover is definitely a process worth learning and practising.  Imagine being able to make a box cushion cover for an armchair, a window or bench seat or to re-make some sofa cushion covers.   Working through the process beginning to end, with a tutor guiding you and giving you all the tips, the course is designed to give you confidence to make covers at home.

All materials are included.  You should have some sewing experience as this is not a ‘learn to sew’ class.

Everyone works on a similar sized sample and by the end of the course you will have completed a box cover with a zipper and piping, to take home.

Course includes:  foam measuring 35cm x 25cm x 8cm,  zippers, piping cords and sewing threads as well as a handout outlining the order of work, plus helpful online resources to refer to in the future.

If you wish, you are welcome to bring in 1m of a plain weave fabric of your choice, and half a metre of a cotton to make piping.

The are 4 places, 4 sewing machines.  If you wish to bring your own machine, you are most welcome to!  You will need a single/double piping foot for your machine.

Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided and there is one 30-40 minute break for lunch.