Piped Box Cushion with Ruth Nelson-White - Soft Furnishing Workshop (Weekend) - Saturday 29th February 2020

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Join experienced soft furnishing expert Ruth Nelson-White for an day of cushion making.  In this class, you will make a piped box cushion with a zip closure measures 18" x 18".  During the constructions, you'll learn to how to cut piping on the cross , make the piping and attach the piping, cutting out the cover and gusset, insert a zip.  After finishing the course you will have the skills to cover a box cushion or bench foam of any size.

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 29th February 2020, 13:30pm to 4:30pm 

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 hello@purple-stitches.com if you have any questions.

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  • 5
    Love my piped box cushion

    Posted by Lorraine Lee on 13th Jul 2019

    The piped box cushion class was really excellent, I’ve learned loads and Ruth is a fantastic teacher! The cushion is lovely and highly treasured!