Christmas Cushions

Ref: C3126591

Make a 3D free-standing Christmas tree cushion for decorative purposes. A pattern template will be provided for you in the workshop. The cost of this workshop is £20.00.

Course aim

An Introduction to 3D cushion making in the shape of a Christmas tree. This is a one day workshop aimed at beginners.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Use a 3D pattern template shape
  • Construct a 3D Christmas Tree from fabric
  • Use a sewing machine to complete the 3D decoration.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • There will be staged samples for all students to follow , starting with the template needed to create the shape in 6 parts.

What else do I need to know?

  • One metre of a fabric of your choice (or a quarter metre each of 4 different patterned fabrics). A cushion pad from local Wilko or similar store (a cheap way of using the stuffing materials we will need).

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

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Christmas Cushions


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  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
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