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.

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Austerfield Study Centre set up and ready to go. It’s a lovely bright airy space.

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An array of fabrics available for you to choose to create the cushion of your choice.

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Pinning the pattern to the fabric.

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The back of the cushion cut in half.

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Pressed 1cm seam allowance.

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Pinning the zip in place along the pressed seam allowance.

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Stitching the zip with a zipper foot.

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Sewing along the other side of the zip to give a lovely lapped zip finish.

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Basting the zip to hold in place before sewing the front to the back of the cushion.

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Sewing the cushion together.

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Decorating a calico cushion with fabric paints.

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Dinosaurs.

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The cushion front is decorated with dinosaur silhouettes.

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One very happy little boy with his dinosaur cushion.

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The finished cushion in traditional Cambodian fabric

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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

 

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