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The Tuffet


Each participant will make one 18” diameter Tuffet.
The 1st session teaches the technique to make the foundation pieced Tuffet cover and sewing as much as possible. You will finish the cover at home before the second session.
In the 2nd session, we will put it all together and you will end up with a completed Tuffet. You will get your kit in the first session and bring it to the second session.


FINISHING KITS for the class are available .
The finishing kit consists of bun feet, wood disk, decor button for the top.  The cost is approximately $130.


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SUPPLIES: (1st session) PRECUT STRIPS and decide arrangement prior to class.

Fabric requirements: 8 fat quarters or 8 quarter yards. A Jelly roll can only be used for

the thin strip Tuffet. Strips are cut to 2.5" or 3" by 1/2 WOF. IF USING A jelly roll, no need

to trim to 2"! Additional fabric for button and bottom....See session 2.

TO SUM IT UP, THERE ARE 8 SECTIONS. YOU CAN EITHER USE:

Four --3" STRIPS IN EACH SECTION ***OR***

Eight --2.5" STRIPS IN EACH SECTION

You can use as few or as many DIFFERENT fabrics as you like.

OTHER SUPPLIES NEEDED:

2) 1 1/4 yards muslin for the foundation piecing.

3) 12" Add-‐A-‐Quarter Ruler ** highly recommended!**

4) Sewing Machine in GOOD WORKING ORDER. We will be using a straight stitch in

 class. Later at home you will need a zigzag stitch.

5) Neutral color thread that coordinates well with most of your fabric.

6) Straight Pins

7) Fabric Scissors

8) #2 pencil, also colored pencil if you have one.

9) 18" OR 24” long rotary cutting ruler (18" works fine)

10) Rotary cutter with a sharp blade and cutting mat 18"X 24" works best.

11) Sharpie with xtra fine point. **See note below.**

12) Iron and personal ironing surface. (Optional) quilt shop has iron and board to use.

13) Basic sewing supplies including a seam ripper. Also helpful is a presser foot that

enables you to see a drawn sewing line.
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SUPPLIES: (2nd session)

1) Your tuffet finishing kit.

2) 4 1/2" circle of coordinating fabric and 4"circle batting to cover

the button. This Is the center of all strips. You will want this to match.

3) 15" to 16" square of coordinating fabric for the bottom of the tuffet. This can be

anything since it will be on the underside of the tuffet.

4) Rotary cutter and BOTH large and small sharp fabric scissors with a point.

5) Small ruler and sharpie to mark the foam if you choose to bevel the top.

6) Pins

In the workshop, we will bring additional supplies and tools for you to use.

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Cost: $ 75.00
2 class sessions. Teacher fee and pattern included. Finishing kit is separate.
Date(s):
Skill Level:intermediate
Skill Details:Intermediate
Materials Included:pattern
Requirements:All regular sewing/quilting materials are needed. Don't buy finishing kits at Joann's or other discount stores. Those will not work with the Tuffet Source's patterns. We provide reasonable and competitive prices for our tuffet kits. Tuffets are expensive to make, but well worth the cost.
Instructor Name:Joan Greaves
Instructor Bio:Joan Greaves
Visit Us In Person:
Address: 8855 Thornton Rd Suite B
                Stockton, CA 95209

Give Us A Call:
Phone: (209)477-5253
Email: barbara@quiltershollow.com
Hours: M-F 10:00AM-6:00PM,
          Sat 10:00AM-4PM

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