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Sewing Custom Cushions

Renew your decor with custom-made cushions! Learn to make tidy boxed corners and smooth, professional piping. Instructor Melissa brings her years of home decor sewing expertise to help you!


  • zipper foot-adjustable is preferable

  • quilter's ruler (6 x 24 is a good size), rotary cutter and self-healing mat (18 x 24 is a good size) - these are OPTIONAL items, but they are very helpful in quickly and accurately cutting bias for cording

  •   foam (cut to size)

  • Fabric to cover your cushion with 5/8 additional yard of matching or contrasting fabric for cording.  If you need help in figuring out fabric amounts, please e-mail the instructor (Melissa) @

  • piping cord to cover - your instructor you help you determine the amount

You will also need the following BASIC SEWING SUPPLIES:

  • sewing scissors

  • tape measure

  • straight pins

  • pin cushion

  • seam ripper

  • 6" seam gauge

  • washable fabric marker or chalk pencil

  • one package of assorted size Universal sewing machine needles 

You can find your class supplies for sale at our store. Our staff will be happy to assist you in gathering your supplies! 

Remember, you get 15% off fabrics, patterns, notions, and more at Treadle for the duration of your class. Just let us know you're in a class when you come in to shop!

Full payment is required to reserve your space in class.

Classes are held in our store at 1338 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 55105


If your plans change, and you cannot attend a class, let us know as soon as possible by phone. We will refund your class fee in full up to ONE WEEK before class begins. After that time, class fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Sometimes we must cancel a class. We will let registered students know as soon as we can. You will have the option to transfer into a different class, if applicable, or you may ask for a refund or store credit.

MASK GUIDELINES for classes at Treadle Yard Goods

Face masks covering the mouth and nose are currently REQUIRED for all students during classes, regardless of vaccination status. We will work to accommodate those with medical conditions or disabilities that prevent wearing a mask. 

** As the Covid situation continues to evolve, we may change and/or update our mask policies. We will do our best to notify you of any changes before your class begins. **

Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Must be familiar with your sewing machine and general sewing terms.
Instructor Name:

Sewing Custom Cushions

$ 75.00
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      Fri 10-5
      Sat 10-5
      Sun 12-4

    1338 Grand Ave. St. Paul, MN 55105