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Sewing Immersion - Make a Throw Pillow 1W22

Age Group: 
Teens, Adults

Refresh your home decor with custom throw-pillows of your own design.  In this workshop you'll learn how to take measurements, cut fabric accurately, machine-sew and make/apply trims to pillows and cushions.  Bring the fabric of your choice, or choose from our selection.  You'll leave with your own handmade, custom removable pillow cover with trim.

Limit 6 students.

Deborah West

Deborah West

Deborah West is a trained Sewing Educator. Owner of Dwest Designs, she has been in the sewing and fashion business for over 30 years. She has sponsored and produced fashion shows in the corporate and private sectors. In the 1980s, she co-owned Collage, Ltd., an image consulting firm whose clients included Dover-Sherborn School, Carver High School and MCI Framingham. She is former Mass. State Director of the “Make it with Wool” contest and participated as a judge in the 4-H Middlesex County Fair sewing competition.

Deborah has taught sewing at Robert Gould Shaw House, YWCA Aswalos House, for Family Services of Greater Boston's Teen Living Program and elsewhere in addition to the Eliot School.

Materials to bring to class:

A pillow-insert is advisable, so your pillow can be custom-fitted.  If desired, fabric/trim of your choice.