Piped Cushions

Piped Cushions
Sun 23 July

Workshop Details

Date and Time: Sunday 23 July 2017 – 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm. There are 6 spaces left.

Piped Cushion Workshop

Piped cushion with appliquéd M

Cushions - Piped

Price: A$79.00

Start Time: 1:30 pm
End Time: 5:00 pm

Date: Sunday 23 July 2017

Ministry of Handmade - Northside Brisbane
11 Eclipse Street
Bridgeman Downs
Brisbane, QLD
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In the workshop you will learn:

  • The secrets of great piping techniques ‚Äď how to cover piping cord with fabric
  • How to insert a zip
  • How to create a piped cushion cover

Experience required: This is not a ‚Äúlearn to sew‚ÄĚ class. Participants need to be comfortable using a sewing machine.

Tutor: Julie Hillier
Course length: 3.5  hours


  • Piping cord
  • Use of sewing machines and all other equipment

Please bring:

  • .5m of fabric for your cushion cover. Suitable fabrics are cotton, cotton/linen blends, cotton drill, lightweight denim, etc. Please do not bring checks or stripes as these require more skill to create a great finished product. Please note that synthetic, stretch and heavy upholstery weight fabrics are not suitable.
  • .2m of co-ordinating fabric for covering the piping cord. See fabric recommendations above.
  • Matching thread
  • 40cm zip
  • 46cm cushion insert


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Our workshop cancellation policy?

If you register for a workshop and later you need to cancel your attendance then different refunds occur depending on how much notice we are given and on the facilitator for the workshop. The following refunds apply:

Workshops where the facilitator is Julie Hillier or Maurice Hillier - 

Other workshops -   

Should Ministry of Handmade cancel a workshop - 

If, for any reason, Ministry of Handmade has to cancel a workshop we will offer you a choice of:


Events are defined as the programs and workshops that are not single workshops held at our studio in Bridgeman Downs. For example: Makers Escape is an event. Our refund policy and cancellation policy will vary from event to event and will be explained on the page containing the registration form for the particular event.

Please note - if you have to cancel - communication is the key - please let us know as soon as possible of your circumstances and your intentions.