Bolster Cushion with Ruth Nelson-White - Soft Furnishing Workshop - Saturday 1st February 2020

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Join experienced soft furnishing expert Ruth Nelson-White for an afternoon of cushion making.  In this class, you'll learn how to measure and make the shaped pattern pieces for a bolster , cut piping on the cross, make piping , insert a zip. If you would like to push your sewing skills a bit further you can also add trim to the body of the bolster . After the course you will have the skills to cover any size bolster. 

About your teacher:  Ruth Nelson-White had been involved in interiors for the last twenty years , from managing an interior design shop to a sales executive selling fabric to the trade to now making bespoke curtains and soft furnishing.  She studied Textile for Fashion but somehow drifted into interiors.  She loves to design and create one off window treatments to a very high standard. All of her works are hand sewn with little machine stitching to create a superior finish.  In her spare time, she loves to patchwork, especially with English paper piecing.  

Materials:  Instructions and pipping will be included in the class fee.  Student will need to bring a box cushion pad, fabric and other haberdashery for this class.  Please bring your own sewing machines for the class and other tools will be provided.  Fabrics and sewing supplies are available to purchase from our shop.  Students will received 10% off on the day of the class.  Once registered, you will received a list of materials required for the class.  

Skills: Student should be able to use the sewing machine independently, have some sewing experience in machine stitching and hand stitching and have completed a few patchwork or sewing projects prior to the class.

Dates: Saturday 1st February 2020, 9am to 12:30pm 

Location:  Our Basingstoke Shop, Unit 14, Hassocks Wood Business Centre, Stroudley Road, Basingstoke RG24 8UQ

Please be aware that we need two students enrolled on the class otherwise it is subject to cancellation.

Please email if you have any questions.