Simple Cushion Cover

Get to grips with the basics of sewing and using a sewing machine right from the beginning whilst making a beautiful envelope cushion cover with a lovely top stitched border.

This project is perfect for those getting to grips with using a sewing machine for the first time or those who want a refresher after stuffy days in school making aprons.

"Really loved the workshop! Great teacher! I would recommend to others and will be back for another workshop myself! Excellent, thank you!" - Anne


Running Time
6pm - 9pm, 10am - 1pm or 2pm - 5pm
Dates & times

Further information

You will learn

  • How to navigate around a piece of fabric
  • How to use a paper pattern/template and pin it onto your fabric
  • How to accurately cut fabric
  • How to set up and thread a sewing machine and wind the bobbin
  • How to press, hem and prepare your fabric for sewing
  • How to sew simple seams
  • How to finish off raw edges
  • How to top stitch

Skill level

Level 1

What's included

  • Your choice of fabric from our Clarke and Clarke selection of fabric which can be viewed here
  • Use of all top of the range sewing tools, equipment and sewing machines
  • A pattern/template to make more cushion covers at home
  • An instruction sheet
  • Tea/coffee and biscuits

You will need to bring

Nothing is needed for this workshop - just your lovely self!

Cushion inserts/pads can be purchased separately after the workshop

Your tutor

Claire Starkey or Lauren Guthrie


6 places remaining

Related workshops