Piped Cushion with zip



Learn to sew a piped cushion
Piping on a cushion cover really adds that extra finishing touch and gives a really professional look, add in a contrast colour or co-ordinating colour, you can be as artistic as you want with this technique.

Adding a lapped zip is also a great way of adding a zip without having to insert it into the seam along with the piping and it looks so neat and tidy too

You will learn:
How to make piping using ready made bias binding and cord
An awareness of the technique to make your own bias binding
How to neatly insert piping into your cushion cover
How to insert a lapped zip into the back of the cushion cover
Tips for a professional finish
The following kit will be sent to you prior to the workshop:
Piping cord
bias binding
choice of fabric for the front
plain ivory fabric for the back

What you will need:
zip foot for your machine
marker pen

This class is suitable for those who are comfortable with the basics of a sewing machine and have had a little practice sewing a few items. If you have attended my other beginners workshops, then you will have the necessary skills, i.e. winding bobbin, threading the machine, basic stitches.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Fabrics, zip, piping cord and bias binding

What you will need

sewing machine
marker pen
access to zoom


Judi Glover at Sew Make it

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This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users


3 minutes (10:00am to 1:00pm)

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Alison - - #33113

Judi And absolutely brilliant teacher. My cushion making skills have definitely moved on hugely following her session. I now feel I have the confidence to sell my cushions and feel that they are professionally made

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