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Tuffet Workshop

Tuffet Workshop

Make you very own tuffet with the fabrics you love. 3 day workshop (3 Consecutive Saturdays. We have a sample in the store for you to check out. All materials will be provided except thread and fabric. Workshop day 1 and 2 are for making your tuffet top. Day 3 is for final construction. Our sample is made from vintage ties but you can use any fabric you like.

Fabric Requirements:
1.  Sixty-four (64)  2" by 20" - 21" strips of fabric. If you want to coordinate fabrics, you will need eight (8) -1/4 yards cuts of fabric.
2. 1 1/4 yards of muslin
3. 6" Square of fabric to cover the button
4. 18" square of fabric to cover the tuffet bottom
5. Sewing thread

Tools Needed: - All tools available for purchase in store
1. Add a Quarter ruler
2. Rotary Cutter
3. Sharp 5" Embroidery type scissors

You can bring your sewing machine or use ours.

Tuffet: (N) An upholstered low seat or stool.

Register online or by phone 843-665-7299.

Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Beginner to Intermediate
Materials Included:
Tuffet kit includes the components to make a finished tuffet form with an 18” diameter & Tuffet in a day Foundation Pattern.
Instructor Name:
Ruth Metzger
Instructor Bio:
Ruth started sewing clothes in high school. 20 years later friends made her a quilt when she moved to Florence. It meant so much to her that it ignited a passion and she made her first quilt in 1981 for her parents 50th anniversary. She is self-taught with a few quilting week-end retreats under her belt. In 40 years she has made over 200 quilts, throws, UFO's, 18 t-shirt quilts and 20 additional UFOs since the addition of the Brother Dream Machine to her sewing studio.

Tuffet Workshop

$ 169.00
Includes Tuffett Kit, Pattern and Class Fee for all three days.