Full fee: £35.75 | Over 65s: £33.00 | Benefit: £29.25
Tutor: Daisy Hamid
Get to grips with a sewing machine in this fun workshop. Learn how to thread and use a machine, create button holes and put in zips - plus lots of tips and tricks! Then practice your new skills by making a cushion and purse. Suitable for beginners or those looking to improve their skills.
For your cushion cover:
Fabric for your cushion cover (approx. 52 x 125cm though you can make another size if you wish). Please try to stick to cottons or natural materials and avoid any that are stretchy, furry, shiny etc.
30 cm of interfacing.
One cushion pad - you dont need to bring this but you will need to know the size and have enough material to cover it.
Button/s for cushion - we recommend bring between 1 and 3.
For your zip purse:
20 x 30 cm of both outer fabric and inner lining. Choose whichever designs and materials you like best (it is best to use a lighter weight cotton for the lining).
A 15cm zip in a colour that matches your fabrics
You will also need:
Matching cotton threads
Fabric scraps and off cuts to try different embellishment techniques on (dont worry if you dont have any).
If you have any of the following items please bring them as you will find them very useful:
Please note: You must wash and iron your fabric before the session to allow for any shrinkage in the fabric.
Please note: All 10, 8 and 12 week courses have a half term break in the middle. For term dates please visit our ‘Contact us’ page. We are not open on bank holiday Monday’s and any class that falls on these days will be made up at the end of term.
Please see full terms and conditions for more information.
If a course has already started please call the office as it may be possible to join after the start date. This may only be possible if the course is not already full, if it is not disruptive for the other students and you are aware that you have missed a percentage of the course and the tutor will not have time to catch you up. This will be at discretion of the Folk House. We run our courses termly, so it might be best to start at the beginning of the course.