CUSHIONS 3 : Binding, Piping and Tassels

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CUSHIONS 3 : Binding, Piping and Tassels

50.00

SEW YOUR OWN CUSHIONS : Binding, Piping and Tassels

Saturday 7th July 10 am to 3pm

ALL LEVELS WELCOME

Workshop length: 5 hours. This includes a 15 minute break. Tea and coffee provided.

Class size: Max 5 students so you reap the benefits of lots of tutor attention.  This provides a great learning environment in a welcoming sewing studio space.

ABOUT YOUR CLASS ... A home is all about putting your personal stamp on your surroundings and decor. Cushions are the quickest and most versatile way of updating a room and they are easy to make! Why have a home straight out of a catalogue when you can have a unique home furnished and sewn with love. This class will show you everything you need to know to make your very first cushion. And its much quicker than a drive to the local interior store! 

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SEW YOUR OWN CUSHIONS : The Envelope and Zip and Button.

Saturday 7th July 10 am to 3pm

ALL LEVELS WELCOME

Workshop length: 5 hours. This includes a 15 minute break. Tea and coffee provided.  You are welcome to bring your own lunch or snack.

Class size: Max 5 students so you reap the benefits of lots of tutor attention.  This provides a great learning environment in a welcoming sewing studio space.  There must be a minimum of 3 bookings for the class to run.

ABOUT YOUR TUTOR ... Christine's mum taught her to sew when she was six, which means she has been sewing for over 38 years! She has over 25 years experience in fashion, film costume, and self employment in Northern Ireland. She teaches with patience, enthusiasm and encouragement at every step.  Christine tutored at Belfast Metropolitan College for 6 years before deciding to run her own brand of classes from home.  Our N.I Sewing Bee Angeline Murphy was once one of her dressmaking students. Since 2008 she has taught more than 2000 students. She has taught from age 5 to 95 years young! Click here to read testimonials from her past students.  She has over 25 cushions in her living room alone, all of which she has made.

ABOUT YOUR CLASS ... A home is all about putting your personal stamp on your surroundings and decor. Cushions are the quickest and most versatile way of updating a room and they are easy to make! Why have a home straight out of a catalogue when you can have a unique home furnished and sewn with love. This class will show you everything you need to know to make your very first cushion. And its much quicker than a drive to the local interior store! 

Materials required at first class:  After booking you will receive an email listing all the materials you will need to bring to the class.

We will cover the following:

  • How to cut your fabric for a plump fitting cushion
  • How make your own bias binding 
  • How to insert piping cord
  • Personalizing with colour and fun detailing...all will be revealed on the day!
  • Everyone will work on a design appropriate to their individual skill level.

By the end of the session each student will go home with their own completed cushion closed in a method of their choice.

The Venue: Classes are held in Christine's quirky up-cycled home studio which has been featured both on television (The Great Interior Design Challenge Series 2) and in magazines: House Beautiful, Ideal Home and Northern Woman.  She has 18 cushions in her living room alone, all of which she has made.  She loves cushions! She bought her 1st home in 2006 and has created a 'living breathing space with an emphasis on comfort'.

 

Equipment: All sewing machines and sewing equipment is provided. You are welcome to bring your own machine if you wish. 

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