Cathedral window is a folded patchwork technique which looks highly intricate however it is a simple technique with really effective results. The first part of the process is completed on the sewing machine while the second part is completed by hand.
The name Cathedral Window is derived from the stained glass appearance of the finished pattern.
During the day students will work on a cushion project and will leave with all the skills required to complete their project.
The materials listed below are enough to make a cushion with an envelope back. Finished size: 18in x 18in
Students need to be able to use a rotary cutter and stitch an accurate ¼” seam.
- 1 ½ m plain fabric for the background and cushion back
- 24 scraps brightly coloured fabric approx. 3in square for the windows
- Thread to match background fabric
- Rotary cutter, ruler and cutting mat.
- Sewing machine.
- Usual sewing equipment.
To finish the cushion but not needed on the day: