Making throw pillows is an easy way to practice sewing zippers. With so much fun fabric available for inspiration what are you waiting for!

In this beginner class you will make two 16 inch pillow covers with an Invisible Zipper in one and an All Purpose Zipper in the other. Recent sewing experience and the ability to operate a sewing machine on your own is required.

What You Need to Bring
sewing machine in good working order
sewing supplies (such as thread, scissors, seam ripper, quilting pins)
1 yard cotton fabric
1/2 yard for each pillow (If you have a large pattern that you want in the center of the pillow get extra fabric.)
1 All Purpose Zipper, 14” or longer (You can easily shorten the zipper)
1 Invisible Zipper, 14” or longer
matching thread
Two 16” pillow forms
Wonder Tape
the basic (E) zipper foot that came with your machine
an invisible zipper foot that is compatible with your machine
an adjustable hinge zipper foot that is compatible with your machine

If you’re not sure zipper feet you have, then bring what you have. The instructor can loan you a foot or you can order zipper feet in advance of class at a 20% discount–once you pay for the class by calling the shop at (512) 459-3961.

You’ll get a 20% discount on fabric and notions that are in stock at NWSC so come early to shop.


Level: Beginner
Date: Wednesday, August 29th
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Cost: $45 (Cost includes class fee only and doesn’t include fabric, zippers and other notions required for class
Instructor: Janet

Register and Pay Online

Please complete name, phone, email and machine to reserve your seat for the class. If you have special needs, such as mobility or dietary, please let us know in the message.

There is a $10 fee if you need to rent or borrow a machine for class.

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