A variety of courses for a range of abilities:
- hand quilting
- machine quilting
- free motion quilting
- paper piecing
- get to know your machine
Fabric and patterns are not included in workshop price unless specified.
Workshops won’t be refunded unless the entire class is cancelled.
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My First Quilt
April 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
One event on 16th April 2020 at 10:00 am
One event on 30th April 2020 at 10:00 am
One event on 26th May 2020 at 10:00 am
One event on 9th June 2020 at 10:00 am
Woven Throw Patchwork Quilt: Beginners course. Starting 9th April (5 day course over a period of weeks)
Learn to stitch a patchwork quilt on your sewing machine. Everything is covered from cutting the fabric to stitching a quilt top and how to quilt and bind it. Perfect for someone just starting out into the world of patchwork, The design looks like a woven fabric, hence the quilts name. The ‘weft’ fabric adds some coordination to the quilt, and gives it a striking woven like appearance.
Quilt size: 54in x 69in
Block size: 8in x 6in finished
Please bring a packed lunch, but tea and brownies are included. Two examples of the quilt you will make are in our shop, so please come and have a look and a feel for extra inspiration!
One Jelly Roll
42 strips of fabric cut across the width of the fabric, 2 1/2in wide
2.75m total fabric
21 x 5in fabric strips WofF
11x 10in fabric strips WofF
‘Weft’ Fabric: 1m*
Batting/Wadding: 64in x 79in
*If you can use the same print for these parts of the quilt as it helps give the top a co-ordinated look.
Sewing machine, with a 1/4in patchwork piecing foot
Rotary Cutter, large mat and ruler (24” x 6”, and a smaller one if you have it)
Sewing thread to blend with fabrics
Basic sewing kit
Have a look at Carolyns work on instagram: @quiltingonthego