Mid-century Modern Makeover- Advanced box cushion 2 day workshop
Modern upholstery Post 1950 Chair - Create your own unique set of box or shaped cushions for your vintage chair, sofa, foot stool.Sleek, simple and iconic!
Upon booking you will receive instructions on how to measure and create a template to have your foam cut to size.
This is a 2 day machine Sewing workshop to gain confidence in sewing techniques to produce a shaped Box Cushion, commonly found on 'Ercol' style Chairs.
SEWING EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!
Date: 4th & 5th January 2020
Time: 10am - 4:30pm
Venue: Bristol Upholstery Collective Training Centre - 186 Wells Road BS42AL
Course Fee: £325 inc. zip & piping
Tutor: Tom Evans - Creative Upholsterer and Tutor
This 2 day workshop will teach you the tricks to machine sew a Box cushion, with a zip and piping decoration if desired.
You'll need to bring:
Foam - High firm blue with a Dacron wrap and stockinet (advice upon booking)
Fabric - Estimate via email
A domestic sewing machine with piping & zip foot
Sharp Scissors and pins or quilting clips
Information prior to course
How to measure up foam
Advice on Fabric type and amounts.
Skills covered on this workshop
Replacing Modern Webbing
Create a template/pattern
Insert an invisible zip
Create a shaped or box cushion
Make and insert studded tape or ties
Use an industrial sewing machine and overlocker
Please email Tom a picture of your intended project and dimensions so he can advise fabric amount necessary, prior to the course start date.