Soft Furnishings

Child’s Reading Cushion – 11th February 7-9.30pm

Sew love this idea! … encourage your child to get cosy whilst reading with this lovely cushion idea! … Large front pocket for a book, ipad, headphones etc & a sew handy carrying handle … great for picnics, taking into the car or taking to sleep overs too! A fab workshop for a beginner (children would love to make this - from aged 8 upwards)… lots of lovely fabrics to choose from plus step by step guidance and of course homemade cake & a cuppa or two!


Valentine’s Heart Strings Cushion – 11th February 7-9.30pm

We all love a squidgy cushion (can you have too many?) … with valentines day just around the corner how about making a seasonal heart strings cushion … you cushion will have felt hearts that you will sew through the middle so that the look given is that they are fluttering hearts! … keep the cushion simple for beginners or if you can sew - piped edge on this one would be fab! Lots of demos and know how from Dotty plus cake and cuppas (of course!).


Basic Cushion Making – 30th January 7-9.30pm

New to sewing? … this is a great beginners workshop where Sew Dotty will show you step by step how to make a basic cushion cover with a Velcro opening. Choose from a large range of fabrics – and maybe even make the cushion reversible too – dotty one side & floral the other maybe?! … you will learn how to cut from a pattern, using zig zag edge to stop fraying and straight stitch too and go home with a pretty cushion complete with a feather cushion pad too! Oh & tea and homemade cake too!


Pet Bed Crates – date will be arranged after booking!

The perfect pet bed! 🐶 🐈 ... a rustic vintage wooden crate adapted into a pet bed! ... with bun feet & a cosy cushion for your pet to snuggle up on! ... the bun feet can be painted in a colour to compliment your cushion or can be left natural wood finish too! ... the cushion you will make with an inner filled with polystyrene balls ... & choose from a selection of fabrics to make an outer cushion which can be easily removed for washing! A fab & relaxed workshop from Dotty’s homemade home! ... tea & homemade cake too & all materials supplied!


Intro to Piping – date to be arranged after booking!

This workshop is a fab introduction to learn how to sew piped cushion covers! ... Dotty will demo how to sew piping to get a neat & professional piped edge using a piping foot on the sewing machine! ... lots of lovely fabrics to choose from including Orla Kiely, Cath Kidston, Dotty, Floral, country inspired & sew on! ... choose contrasting bias binding to make your piping & to show off your new piping skills! ... you will go home with a pretty piped edge 40x40cm cushion cover! Price includes step by step help all the materials you need plus Dotty’s homemade cake & a cuppa or two!


Poufee – Inner & Loose Piped Cover (Including Aftrnoon Tea) – date to be arranged upon booking

In the morning you will make the inner of the poufee sewing up the shape then filling with polystyrene balls! … then it’s time for afternoon tea – Sandwiches, Crisps & Cake! … in the afternoon we will make a pretty loose cover to fit the drum shaped footstool. The loose cover will have a piped finish around the top and will be a snug fitting loose cover to slip over the footstool/poufee. You will be able to select a fabric of your choice (which I will order in for you) … lots of lovely fabrics to choose from … country inspired … Dotty … floral … sew much choice! This cover can easily be removed at any time for washing. A great workshop to learn piping too! Price includes all the fabric etc you will need … including the know how & afternoon tea too!


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