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Sewing Class: Make a Tuffet

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Impress your family and friends with a Tuffet footstool that you have put together, using your own colour scheme. In our 2 session workshop, Zoe will guide you to make your Tuffet. 

 You will be supplied with your prepaid Tuffet Hardware Kit and be shown how to sew the 8 panels using a fusible foundation pattern. A lesson / assistance in upholstery will be given, so everyone will leave with a beautiful individual Tuffet, to become a conversation piece at home.

Our class will be at the John Knox Centre.


Light lunch, tea, coffee and refreshments included on both days.

Bring with you

  • Sewing Machine with a ¼ “seam allowance foot.
  • Rotary Cutter and Cutting mat
  • Add-A-Quarter Ruler 12” or your own ruler
  • 64 strips: 2” x 20” of fabric. If you want to coordinate fabrics, you can use a jellyroll of pre-cut 2 ½ “strips but there will be some wastage. If you would like to make one with the wider strips showcasing a feature fabric, you will require 8 strips x 5 1/2" x 20", 16 strips x 2" x 20" and 8 strips 3" x 20".
  • Calico 114cm wide x 100cm
  • Sewing thread to match the majority of your fabrics ( I often use grey )
  • Choices of fabric and 4” square of batting to cover your button.
  • Lots of straight pins
  • Scissors.

You will need to purchase a Tuffet Kit from Handzon - $195 Click here to order

The kit includes

  • Shaped upholstery foam 18” circle

  • Plywood Circle 17”, drilled
  • 4 polished bun feet (light, dark or unstained)

  • 4 Tee nuts and Bolts

  • Upholstery batting 40” square

  • Upholstery bottoming cloth 18” square

  • 64mm button for covering

  • Upholstery weight thread 

  • Tuffet pattern.

     Looking forward to meeting you and having some fun!

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