Blog Archive

Learn to Sew – Cushions – Workshop

Saturday 30th January 2016 saw the first Learn to Sew workshop of the new year, held at Austerfield Study Centre where we Learnt to Sew Cushions.

We had a variety of fabrics for you to choose; from ethnic Cambodian silks, plaid fabric to basic calico and all manner of notions for you to embellish your design.

IMG_0022
Austerfield Study Centre set up and ready to go. It’s a lovely bright airy space.
IMG_0020
An array of fabrics available for you to choose to create the cushion of your choice.
IMG_0025
Pinning the pattern to the fabric.
IMG_0029
The back of the cushion cut in half.
IMG_0030
Pressed 1cm seam allowance.
IMG_0032
Pinning the zip in place along the pressed seam allowance.
IMG_0039
Stitching the zip with a zipper foot.
IMG_0041
Sewing along the other side of the zip to give a lovely lapped zip finish.
IMG_0043
Basting the zip to hold in place before sewing the front to the back of the cushion.
IMG_0012
Sewing the cushion together.
IMG_0024
Decorating a calico cushion with fabric paints.
IMG_0028
Dinosaurs.
IMG_0044
The cushion front is decorated with dinosaur silhouettes.
IMG_0048
One very happy little boy with his dinosaur cushion.
IMG_0059
The finished cushion in traditional Cambodian fabric
IMG_0023
Other cushions made at the workshop.

A lovely afternoon was had by all.

The next Learn to Sew Workshop will be Learn to Sew – Aprons – Workshop on Saturday 27th February 2016 at St Nicholas Church Hall in Bawtry 2-4pm.

For more info or to book a place contact me through Facebook or call me on 07957 437001.

Alison Xx

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.