BEGINNER Sewing Class – Cushion with buttons

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About the Class

In this beginner class we will make a perfectly fitted cushion cover for your sofa or your bed. It will have all edges nicely finished with multiple buttonholes and buttons used to close it, but also to provide a decorative element. Using contrasting thread for your stitches and buttonholes will make it stand out.

Duration: 3 hours

Price: €40

Who is it for?

All beginners who have some minimal sewing experience (e.g. hand sewing/mending). If you are an absolute beginner you can join this class, but we would recommend you to complete our Introduction to Sewing: You and Your Sewing Machine class first. All sewist who are keen to learn about creating perfect buttonholes and making a gorgeous cushion.

What will you learn?

  • We'll go over multiple cushion designs
  • Sew one perfectly fitted cushion 50x50cm that uses buttons as fastening
  • Learn how to make perfectly sized buttonholes using a buttonhole foot on the machine
  • Learn how to finish seams using your machine or an overlocker
  • Attaching buttons with a sewing machine

Key Skill

Buttonholes - essential for every day items, not only useful but also decorative. Making buttonholes is a key skill for any sewer, and with our 1 step buttonhole functions, it will be a walk in the park.


Sewing machines and all accessories are provided in class. In order to complete this project you will need 0.5 m x 1m (minimum width) of cotton material & three buttons* of your choice. Fabric packs containing all necessary materials will be available to purchase during the class for  €5 to €10

*Note: Please bring a spare button if you would like to try attaching buttons using a sewing machine

If you would like to choose your own material but not sure where to go and what to choose, or simply fancy a great day out, we recommend our Fabric Shopping Trip experience.

Class size

Max 6 people

Dates & Locations:


Or book your preferred time at the comfort of your own home (same price).

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