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How To Make Your Own Handwoven Cusion

Learn how to weave fabric and use it to create your own unique cushion

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TEXTILE DESIGNER LEONA CREGAN SHOWS YOU HOW TO MAKE A GORGEOUS HANDWOVEN CUSHION THAT YOU CAN CREATE FROM HOME

The talented Leona Cregan teaches you how to weave your own fabric so that you can create any number of items from scarves to laptop cases, but in today's class she shows you how to transform it into a cushion.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • What tools you can use from around the house to weave fabric
  • How to weave fabric
  • How to remove the weave off of the loom (frame for wrapping your yarn around)
  • How to transform your fabric into a beautiful seamless cushion

When you're finished, make sure to share your work by uploading a picture or video of your very own cushion. Then share it with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #makematiccushion

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Detailed Video Classes Aimed at Children and Presented By Textile Designer Leona Cregan
  • Simple instructions for making your own handmade loom

RESOURCES

For this class you will need:

If you don't have a wooden framed loom for weaving at home check out the tutorials to find out how to hand-make your own out of cardboard.


Difficulty Rating: Beginner

In Partnership With

Leona Cregan
Leona Cregan

Leona Cregan is the creator of Elsie Tweed - a bespoke design service specialising in Hand-Woven Textiles which stocks a wide variety of scarves, throws and snoods. Leona comes from three generations of textile designers and the traditional techniques passed down from her ancestors shines through in her creations.

Find her work here: http://www.elsietweed.com/


What's In This Resource?


  Getting Started
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  Creating Your Cushion
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
How much does this cost?
This class is 100% free and always will be.
Why do I have to give my details?
This class is for registered users of MakeMatic. By creating an account we can let you know when more classes are published. You can get started by creating an account for free. If you are under 13 you'll need to get your parent / guardian's permission.
What age is this for?
This class is aimed at young people aged 10+ but anyone can have a go and see what they can make. Some of the trickier steps might suit slightly older players.

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