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Make your own home furnishings

£45.00
Concessionary Fee: £40.00
Course Level

Beginners

Start Date

Sat 26 Mar 2022

Duration

1 DAY

£45.00
Concessionary Fee: £40.00

Course content

  • Study and cut out simple patterns
  • Assemble something from start to finish.
  • Customise using trims, buttons, patches, ribbons etc.
  • Make decisions about colour, fabric & proportion.
  • Experiment with different making methods
  • Make something that’s unique
  • Study and cut out simple patterns
  • Study and cut out simple patterns
  • Assemble something from start to finish.
  • Customise using trims, buttons, patches, ribbons etc.
  • Make decisions about colour, fabric & proportion.
  • Experiment with different making methods
  • Make something that’s unique

Description

Make your own cushion covers, curtain tie backs and accessories to match your home colour schemes

Course content:

Learn to make:

1. Cushion with zip closure.

2.Cushion with pillow type closure.

3.Curtain tie backs

Requirements

  • Students should have basic knowledge of a domestic sewing machine, and are welcome to bring their own machine if desired.

What do I need to do this course?

For each item you will need 0.5m × (48” wide) of fabric.(Students may wish to use 3 different fabrics).

Dressmaking Scissors.

A selection of ribbons, trimmings, buttons etc. that compliment your fabric.

Cotton thread to match fabric.

Course tutor will provide iron on reinforcement fabric at cost price.

NOTE: If you have cushions that you want to make covers for please bring them along or take note of measurements.

Teaching Methods

  • Teaching by discussing ready made samples, demonstrations, and one to one tuition. Learning by doing, listening and observing other students.


    How is your progress checked?

    Through observing students work and one to one communication.

    Extra study or practice required at home.

    Practice at home will improve personal creativity and development.


    What can I do after this course?

    Make your Own Christmas Wreaths /Bead & wire jewellery/ Greeting Cards


£45.00
Concessionary Fee: £40.00

Course details

  • Tutor: Marian Brown
  • Time: 1100 - 1600
  • Provision: CL
  • Term: Spring
  • Location: Foredown Tower
  • Full fee: £45
  • Concessionary fee: £40

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