All courses are held in our workshop below the shop, with six sewing machines, tables, cutting boards and ironing boards. Kitchen and bathroom facilities also.
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
9th June 2020 @ 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