No Sew Cushion Day School

Ref: C3126773

This 3 hour workshop is designed to help build confidence and gain knowledge in creating beautiful cushions for the home without a single stitch. During this workshop we will begin by using basic maths skills, to mark out our cushion, we will then progress onto looking at suitable fabrics, before creating our no sew cushions.

Course aim

Create no-sew cushions for your home, may that be your lounge or bedroom, all without a single stitch!!

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • How to use basic measurements
  • Cut the cushion accurately
  • Create perfect tassels
  • Insert inner into your cushion
  • Create a well made no-sew cushion

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?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • 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

What else do I need to know?

  • You will need to bring a metre square of fabric, fleece, flannelette, PVC are all suitable. cushion inner will be provided. Scissors and makers will all be provided but you are welcome to bring your own. This 3 hour workshop will be £20 and you can take your cushion home with you.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation
  • If this workshop generates enough interest, WEA can provide further sewing related course in Droitwich.

Download full course information sheet

No Sew Cushion Day School

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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