Online Class

Sew Luxury Fabrics: Pillows


Ramp up your sewing skills and confidently work with luxury fabrics. Stitch four custom pillows with elegant flanges, perfect piping, smocked velvet and more!

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Linda Lee
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Go ahead, spring for that specialty fabric, and learn how to sew fancy pillows that elevate your decor! Gain the skills you need to showcase your style using fine fabric, with author and sewing expert Linda Lee as your guide. Create four elegant, custom pillows, starting with techniques for sewing specialty fabrics without marring the weave. Sew sheer fabric with ease as you stitch a self-flanged pillow using organza. Carefully craft a lavish velvet pillow with simple smocking that showcases the lush texture. Linda even divulges her secrets for sewing around curves as she teaches you how to stitch a tufted silk pillow. By the end of this class, you'll have the skills to command luxury fabrics and create custom pillows that instantly elevate your home decor!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Selecting Materials
Meet sewing instructor and design expert Linda Lee as she welcomes you to the class with a thorough overview of dazzling luxury fabrics. You'll learn about dupioni, jacquard, velvet, taffeta and more! Linda also demonstrates pillow fill and insert options for various pillow shapes and sizes.
2. Basic Satin Pillow
3. Flanged Sheer Pillow
4. Basic Velvet Pillow
5. Reverse Smocked Velvet Pillow
6. Tufted Silk Pillow: Drafting, Piping & Buttons
7. Tufted Silk Pillow: Construction

Taught by

Linda Lee
Linda Lee
Linda Lee has loved fabric for as long as she can remember, so it's no surprise that she’s spent her career working in fashion and interior design. She is the owner of The Sewing Workshop Pattern Collection, where adventurous sewers can find patterns for distinctive garments created with innovative techniques. She has written numerous sewing books and contributed articles for magazines including Threads, Sew News and Stitch. She has also been the sewing expert for segments on the HGTV programs Today at Home and Our Home.
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