How to make -
A Plain Cushion
zipped in a plain or patterned fabric
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  Cindy Taylor

Cindy is the owner of Dolman & Taylor specialist curtain and blind makers. She has over 15 years of experience, curtain making, blind making, working with fabrics and making soft furnishings. She has also been teaching for many years and in the videos clearly explains and demonstrates the methods and techniques used in her workroom .

Simple Cushion

This tutorial shows you how to make a simple plain cushion with a zip, in a plain or patterned fabric the way they are made in a professional workroom.

It includes

  • FREE Full Written Instructions
  • Videos
  • Tools Required
  • Materials Required
  • Extra Help

Tutorial Steps

The tutorial is made up of the following steps.

Extra Help & Comments

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Vanessa Porter
Great tutorial. thanks!
I purchased a day's viewing of the piped cushion videos yesterday and today have a lovely cushion. I am now confident to make more. As you say in your tip the videos are extremely well worthwhile and great value for money! Your written tutorial is clear and extremely high quality, but nothing replaces a good demonstration. Your commentary and hints are very helpful and the close-up shots are superb. Thank you so much from a grateful sewer. PS I haven't tacked for a long time but followed your advice to do this on the zip, and got superior results.
Sarah Jane Lamb
Just made my first zipped cushions and the tutorial was brilliant! They look great, if I do say so myself and am looking forward to making full length curtains for my bay window using your tutorial. Great website!
If you want to add a trim (as opposed to piping), when and how would you do that? Thanks.
Sew Helpful
You attach it in the same way as piping,

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