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Autumn 2024: Tassel Making – Passementerie

Venue: Wendy Cushing Passementerie Workshop, Muswell Hill London N10

Deadline to apply: 26/10/2024

Dates: This workshop will run for three days from Monday 28th October 2024 until Wednesday 30th October 2024. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early.

Workshop Information

Course details coming soon!


Meet the Tutor

Wendy A Cushing is the founder of her company and set up her own company in 1986. She began her career after a degree in Woven textiles and started her first job as a handweaver in one of the oldest Trimmings companies in England called A Sindall Ltd in London in 1979. She has a wealth of knowledge after 44 years in the trade and continues to design and supply trimmings around the world. WCP are specialists in custom trimmings for Middle Eastern Palaces as well as producing historical trimmings for royal households and Stately homes in Europe.

WCP have worked on many historical projects including Hampton Court Palace, Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace and more. displays the trimmings.



This workshop will start daily at 10am and finish at approximately 4:30pm.

(please bring lunch with you)


Transferable Skills and Future Careers

TCDT workshops give a chance to develop a range of transferable skills and valuable insight to possible career paths. Some of the career choices our alumni have pursued include; Architecture, Engineering, Fine Art, Jewellery Making, Art Conservation, Glass Working, Theatre Design, Fashion Design, Costume Design – the list is growing!


Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible to apply you will need to be 16 – 19 years old during the dates of the workshop.

To take part in the course you must have a creative outlook and be interested in sewing or craftwork and have some experience in working with your hands. The career path for this type of work will include interior design, soft furnishings, upholstery, fashion , historical furnishings and restoration. In your application you should demonstrate a passion for working with your hands.

You must be able to attend every day of the workshop.

Please be sure that you have read our Eligibility Criteria and Applications section at the bottom of the Workshop page before applying.


Course Funding

Our workshops are fully-funded by generous sponsors.  Places are limited, therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.


There are only 4 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. 


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