In two (3 hour) sessions you will create your own unique Tuffet! In Session 1 you will be sewing and learn the technique to make the foundation pieced Tuffet cover. As homework you will finish the Tuffet cover before Session 2 when we will put it all together. Tuffets can be whimsical, elegant, scrappy, or made to match any room. Every little girl needs a Tuffet, even grown up ones!
REQUIRED PATTERN: Pieced 18" Tuffet by Tuffet Source. The Tuffet Source pattern provides a one-time use fusible interfacing.
Robin, the instructor, will supply finishing kits and tools needed to finish the Tuffet.
FINISHING KIT REQUIRED: ($125) includes pre-drilled wood base, 18” round upholstery foam (with a 50lb ILD), Dacron upholstery batting, t-nuts, cording and button, 4 Bun feet – with 5/16” -18 hanger bolt already installed.
SUPPLIES: Click here to download the supply list. Please review supply list carefully. Supplies are denoted by “bullets”.
PRE-CLASS HOMEWORK: To maximize time in class come prepared as follows:
FUSE: Follow pattern instructions to fuse interfacing to muslin (top of page 2).
Cut apart the 8 units and stack.
PRECUT: 32 (3"x21") fabric strips and arrange in your design order.
- If you are using 8 fabrics, you will have 8 stacks with 4 strips in each stack.
- If you are using 4 fabrics, you will have 4 stacks with 8 strips in each stack.
- If you are using a whole focal fabric in every other panel, you will have 1 stack of your focal fabric, and 4 stacks of 4 strips in each stack.
If you have questions you can contact Robin via the website or contact her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 408-741-1766.
Minimum enrollment = 4. Class may be cancelled (with refund) if minimum enrollment is not met.
Cancellation policy: 100% refund with greater than one week notice; 20% refund with greater than 24 hours notice.