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

After easter light lunch, cake, tea and coffee will be included, provided by the lovely aJuliets Cafe. Please inform us of any special dietary requirements.

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

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 5th November 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 12th November 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 19th November 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 3rd December 2019 at 10:00 am

£200

Woven Throw Patchwork Quilt: Beginners course

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:
December 3
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
£200

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