Pre-requisite:High Beginner / Intermediate.Must be comfortable threading and setting up sewing machine and have basic sewing machine skills.
NOTE: If you are an absolute beginner we offer a single Learn to Sew session or Learn to Sew Series. Visit our Workshop Page for upcoming sessions or email email@example.com to make a date!
Maximum number of Participants: 4
Add a touch of French Country to your home decor. In this 2 session workshop you will plan, measure, cut, & assemble your box cushion and finish it off with a beautiful hand-stitched rolled edge to get a classic French mattress look. If you are interested in sewing for home and tackling your own decor projects, this is the perfect workshop to get you started.
Make a 4" x 20" x 20"sample size or bring your measurements to make a cushion cover specific to your decor (note: cushions must be square or rectangular to ensure everyone is receiving the same instruction)
We will review foam and fill options in the first session
Note: Please bring your own portable machine in good working order if you prefer to work with it, otherwise we have one for you!
✂️ Class materials / Supplies:
Class fee includes workshop registration and useof marking, measuring and cutting tools needed to complete your project.
✅ Additional items required to complete your box cushion:
Fabric for your Box Cushion Cover
Quality Cotton or Polyester Sewing Machine Thread 40w or 50w
Filling for your cushion such as Premium Polyester Fibre Fill
Heavy hand-stitching thread such as Valdani Pearl Cotton 8wt
*Please include your email address at checkout. A detailed supply list including fabric suggestions and quantity will be sent out to all participants upon registration
Purchases made for your class will receive a 10% discount (before HST)
We welcome a visit or email with any questions regarding workshops and the required supplies prior to registration
Our Class Policies:
Nesting Ground's classes are small and intimate to help ensure participants receive enough personalized attention to learn and complete a project by the end of the session.
Participants must be a minimum of 16 yrs and must have completed our Learn to Sew Class orhave equivalent experiencefor workshops that require the use of a sewing machine.
*Materials and supplies are not included in the class fee unless otherwise stated
Payments & Cancellations: Register online or in person. Space is limited. To reserve your spot, all class fees must be paid for in full at time of registration. Please note, we do not issue refunds for missed classes. Cancellations or changes must be made 48 hours prior to your first class and we will happily issue a store credit towards another class. Cancellations made less than 48 hours of the class start date forfeit their fee entirely
The health & safety of everyone who visits Nesting Ground continues to be a priority. We ask that you continue to self screen, sanitize and wipe your hands with the sanitizer and wipes provided at the door.