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During the day you will be constructing an 18 inch piped, square cushion to take home. Our expert upholstery tutor will guide you through the process of cushion making to ensure a crisp fitted result. Master the techniques of measuring, marking and cutting accurately to maximise fabric use and how to pattern match.


You will also learn how to make piping using bias cut strips and piping cord as well as learn how to fit a zip along one side so you can take your cover off for washing.


What do I need to bring?


1m (115cm or 140cm wide) fabric for cushion.

1m (115cm or 140cm wide) fabric for piping.

2.5m length of 5mm cord.

40cm Concealed Zipper.

Matching thread

18x18 Cushion Pad

Please make sure to avoid velvets, stretch or satin as these are more suitable to an advanced learner. A linen weight fabric is ideal.


Alternatively, you can buy the full kit from us to include: inner pad, piping cord, zip & fabric when booking this course for £20 only.


All sewing machines, and equipment are provided.


Please arrive 5 minutes early to ensure prompt start and to make the most of your class. Please bring a packed lunch for all day courses.

We will provide drinks and biscuits!


SKILL LEVEL: 2 Improver

This class is suitable for a confident beginner who has worked with simple patterns at home or in the studio.

Booking is for a minimum of two students. If you and a friend would like to learn together please book for two spaces.

Sew A Piped Cushion - Friends

  • Once made, a booking cannot be transferred to an alternative date. If for any reason you are unable to attend please feel free to send a substitute. If you book a workshop for several days duration please make sure you can attend all days. Please check the dates carefully prior to booking.

    All workshops/courses must be paid for in full prior to the workshop start date. Payment can be made by PayPal or credit/debit card. By booking online you are acknowledging that you have read and accept the terms and conditions. Once a booking has been made, you will receive a confirmation email and information about any materials or equipment required.


    Cancellations by you:  Refunds will only be given under exceptional circumstances and will be considered on an individual basis.


    Cancellations by us: In the unlikely event that we have to cancel a workshop/course you will be given at least 24 hours notice and offered a transfer to another date or receive a full refund. We will not be held liable for any other costs or expenses that you may incur in the event of cancellation by us

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