Other courses

Sewing Machine Basics


Pattern cutting - Trouser Block


Vintage Dressmaking (capelet) - Part 1

Vintage Dressmaking (dress) - Part 2


Introduction to dressmaking


Tote Shopping Bag for Beginners







Understanding course levels

Level key:

Level 1 – no sewing experience necessary or in need of refreshering

Level 2 – having basic sewing experience (for example, have experience of sewing in straight lines)

Level 3 –Intermediate sewing skills (for example, have experience of sewing a basic dress or blouse)

Level 4 – Advanced sewing skills (for example, having experience of sewing a pair of trousers)

Level 5 – experienced achieving professional looking garments and achieving a perfect fit


Cushion Making for Beginners

3 Hours                             



If you would like to learn how to make your own cushion, then this is the course for you. Learn how to cut and make a simple cushion cover with a zip closure. Explore the possibilities with trimmings and lace to create personalized designs and decorative surfaces.

To enrol on this course you must be able to use a sewing machine and be familiar with seam construction and have some practice in sewing in a straight line. If you do not have these skills, please complete the sewing machine basics workshop before applying for this course.

Things you will need:  Shears/fabric scissors, tape measure, thread, box of pins, ruler, tailors chalk and a seam ripper.

You will also need 1 metre of fabric and matching (in colour) 16 " concealed zip and a a 40cm x 40cm cushion pad. If you are unable to source your own fabric, you can purchase our fabric pack at a cost of £10.00. This packs includes fabric, cushion pad,thread and zip.




Book now

Wed 7 November 11am - 2pm 3 hours book now
Tues 27 November 6pm - 9pm 3 hours

All courses take place at Unit K103, The Biscuit Factory, Tower Bridge Business Complex, 100 Clements Road, London, SE16 4DG. The nearest tube station is Bermondsey on the Jubilee line.

Booking Terms:

All bookings must be paid for in full at time of booking.  If you do not wish to pay online, then you may do so by sending a cheque.  Your place will not be confirmed until the cheque has been received and payment cleared.  Please contact us should you wish to pay by this method.

All fees are non-refundable in the event that you are unable to attend.  You may however be transferred onto another course or to the same course on a different date (subject to places being available). 

Classes are limited to 10students and at least 3 students are needed to make a class.  In the event of under-subscription, classes may be cancelled or postponed.  We will give you as much notice as possible should this happen and you will be able to  transfer to another course or a receive full refund.  We will not be held liable for any out-of-pocket expenses incurred as a result.


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