Sew a Pillow – the Textile Lab

  • Sew a Pillow - the Textile Lab

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  • Always wanted to learn to use a sewing machine?
    OR haven’t used one in a long while?
    This is the perfect time to join us in The Foundry’s Textile Lab.
    Develop a new skill and make something of your own.

    This class in pillow-making is a creative exploration designed to cover the basics of sewing. In this beginner level course, participants master making a throw pillow with instructor Phillipia Glover, the owner of Marvelous Light, a custom pillow company operated out of The Foundry.

    The Foundry provides the machines and materials. But if you’d like to use a specific fabric or color, please feel free to bring 1/2 yard of cotton weight woven (not stretchy) fabric. The fabric provided for this project will be a range of neutral colored natural fibers.

    • Skill Level: Beginners & First-timers

    Skills you’ll learn:

    • Threading and setting up a sewing machine and bobbin
    • Sewing Machine Operation and Problem-Solving
    • Use of sewing tools (shears, seam ripper, tailor’s chalk)
    • Marking, pinning, and sewing seams
    • Constructing a pillow

    Materials supplied by The Foundry

    • Selection of cotton fabric (for pillow less than approximately 22″ x 22″ (56cm x 56cm)
    • Poly material for pillow fill

    Class Cost: $35 (materials fee included)
    Class Size: Min 4/ Max 8
    Ages: 16+ with parent permission

    Our Cancellation Policy: http://www.thefoundrybuffalo.org/cancellation_policy

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