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.
Austerfield Study Centre set up and ready to go. It’s a lovely bright airy space.
An array of fabrics available for you to choose to create the cushion of your choice.
Pinning the pattern to the fabric.
The back of the cushion cut in half.
Pressed 1cm seam allowance.
Pinning the zip in place along the pressed seam allowance.
Stitching the zip with a zipper foot.
Sewing along the other side of the zip to give a lovely lapped zip finish.
Basting the zip to hold in place before sewing the front to the back of the cushion.
Sewing the cushion together.
Decorating a calico cushion with fabric paints.
The cushion front is decorated with dinosaur silhouettes.
One very happy little boy with his dinosaur cushion.
The finished cushion in traditional Cambodian fabric
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.