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Make a Cushion Cover Workshop

Make a Cushion Cover Workshop

November 14, 2021

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November 14, 2021

A cushion is a perfect way to show off a beautiful piece of vintage fabric.

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The cost is £55 for three hours

Beginners Sewing: Half Day Workshop

A cushion is the perfect way to show of a beautiful piece of vintage fabric. It also helps use up some of those smaller pieces that might otherwise get thrown away. This is an introductory workshop for beginner and intermediate sewers. The workshop combines the key elements of following a pattern and using a sewing machine. It is pitched at beginners and those who want to improve their sewing skills.

Cost is £55 for three hours. Included in the price:

  • Reusable pattern (designed by Sarah Richards)
  • Half a metre of vintage fabric (choose from a wide selection on the day)
  • Zips, threads and square cushion pad (made from textile waste)
  • Use of basic sewing kit
  • Use of a sewing machine (one per person)
  • Lots of sewing hacks, tea, coffee and cake!

During the class you will learn:

  • How to read and follow a simple pattern
  • How to prepare the fabric ready for cutting
  • How to set up your sewing machine and prepare the threads
  • How to stitch straight lines, pivot and adjust stitch types
  • How to insert a zip
  • You will take home a finished cushion made from vintage fabric

How to book: Click here to book. Payment is taken securely via PayPal. Places are limited to 4 people for each session. Any problems with your booking, please email sarah@oliveroad.london

Where: Room 106, Craft Central, The Forge, 397-411 Westferry Road, London E14 3AE. A 10 minute walk from Island Gardens DLR station, 5 minutes from Mudchute. Close to D7 and 277 bus stops. 2 minute walk from Masthouse Terrace Pier (Thames Clipper). Parking is free in residential spaces on a Sunday. Wheelchair access is available.


When: Sunday 3 November. Morning session: 10am to 1pm. Afternoon session 2:30 to 5:30pm.

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