Workshops

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.

 A variety of courses for a range of abilities:

  • hand quilting
  • machine quilting
  • free motion quilting
  • applique
  • paper piecing
  • dressmaking/corsetry
  • 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

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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One event on 16th April 2020 at 10:00 am

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One event on 26th May 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 9th June 2020 at 10:00 am

£200

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!

Fabric requirements:

Main Fabrics:

One Jelly Roll

OR

42 strips of fabric cut across the width of the fabric, 2 1/2in wide

OR

2.75m total fabric

OR

21 x 5in fabric strips WofF

OR

11x 10in fabric strips WofF

‘Weft’ Fabric: 1m*

Backing: 3.5m

Batting/Wadding: 64in x 79in

Binding: 50cm*

*If you can use the same print for these parts of the quilt as it helps give the top a co-ordinated look.

Equipment

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

Details

Date:
June 9
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
£200

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