Lots of people in my classes asking about this technique recently. I shall be running a couple masterclasses soon (watch this space) but this tutorial is a great place to start.
2. To attach the piping its best to use a zipper foot. You will need enough piping to go all the way around the edge of the cushion panel plus 6 inches to make the piping / welt joint. I’ve made my own piping using some bias strips from the cushion fabric. Here’s a quick picture of the inside so you can see it’s construction.
When the piping is sewn to the cushion panel use a bobbin thread colour that will show up on the wrong side of the fabric as it will make it easier to see where to sew when the cushion…
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