Home Interiors - Piped Cushion Cover

Learn how to make a beautiful piped cushion cover with a zip in the back panel.

You'll make your own piping by covering cord and also learn neat tricks for standard zip insertions that are transferable to other projects.

The finished size of the cover you make is 50cm x 30cm – perfect for the end of the couch or using to support the small of your back.

"Really enjoyed the evening and Claire was very helpful and patient. Would recommend this again!"
- Kerry


Running Time
6pm - 10pm
Dates & times

Further information

You will learn

  • How to cut out your fabric accurately on the straight grain of the fabric using a paper pattern
  • How to insert a regular zip
  • How to make your own piping using cord and bias binding
  • How to neatly insert the piping into the edge of the cushion cover with a very descrete join

Skill level

This workshop is suitable for those who already have some basic experience using a sewing machine.

What's included

  • 10% discount on supplies required for the workshop (fabric & notions)
  • A choice of fabrics to make the cover from our Clarke and Clarke Range of light weight upholstery fabric
  • A choice of different coloured bias binding to make the piping cord
  • A paper pattern to take home and make more cushion covers
  • An instruction sheet
  • Use of all top of the range sewing tools, equipment and sewing machine
  • Tea/coffee and biscuits

You will need to bring

Nothing is needed for this workshop but cushion pads can be purchased separately after the workshop if needed.

Your tutor

Lauren Guthrie

Lauren, who is also the founder and owner of guthrie & ghani, has been sewing for most of her life after being taught by her dressmaker mother as a child. She loves to sew her own clothes and clothes for her baby daughter Sophia.


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