Learn how to make cushions | Beginners sewing classes Chelsea, South West London
Three hour bite-sized sewing classes in Chelsea, London teaching you how to make beautiful cushions, for beginners and enthusiastic amateurs.
Learn how to set up, thread and use a sewing machine from scratch, then put your new talents to use by making a super comfy cushion.
You can choose from a ribbon tie back or covered button detail. All fabrics, cushion pads, machines, equipment and good times included! Not forgetting plenty of tea and cake too.
Areas covered include
- Threading the machine
- Winding a bobbin
- Learning the different functions of the machine
- Sewing seams
- Sewing in a straight line
- Sewing curves, corners and pivoting
- Finishing seams and reverse stitching
- Making buttonholes
- Sewing on a button
- Machine hemming
- Understanding fabrics, grain lines and seam allowances
- Using a pattern
- Pinning and marking fabric
Saturday Sewing Session will also supply some written information to take home, along with your pattern.
All fabric and machines are provided, although if you would like to bring your own sewing machine to learn on, or your own fabric, you are welcome to.
Winter dates, include variations on the above, with both a zip finish and a button finish. Select as follows:
Zip It Up Comfy Cushions
: 25 May 10am-1pm; 2 June 2013 10.30-1.30pm; 22 June 2013 10am-1pm; 7 July 11:00am-2:00pm
Button Down Comfy Cushions
: 20 May 6.30pm- 9.30pm; 8 June 10am-1pm; 8 June 2013 10am-1pm; 1 July 6:30pm-9:30pm; 13 July 10:00am-1:00pm
Bookings are subject to availability.