Quilting and patchwork courses, classes and workshops taught all over the UK. Quilting and patchwork techniques will enable you to make beautiful bed-spreads and covers. Quilts are often made to represent rites of passage such as birth or marriage and are sometimes created by groups of people working together on a joint project bringing a real sense of community and significance to the finished piece. Let your creativity run riot and make something absolutely unique. Join one of our quilting or patchwork courses or workshops to learn this traditional yet modern and most popular craft.
This is an ideal class for sewing and quilting beginners. We will go through the basics of sewing on a machine, cutting using a rotary cutter, simple quilting and assembling a beautiful tote bag. You are supplied with a sewing machine to borrow for the day and all the fabrics and notions required to complete your bag in the course of the class. All the fabrics we will be using are 100% quilters cotton; beautiful...
I am writing the programme for 2019 soon, so contact me to let me know if there is something you want me to cover!
Day Workshops in 2018.
Starting at 10am and finishing at 4pm you will have a great time learning new skills and honing existing ones. These are amazing opportunities to get high quality teaching in very small classes - without breaking the bank!
May - Free Motion Quilting. Quilting our projects is...
These workshops are very special. The small numbers mean you get lots of attention and guidance and still make new friends. - Always a maximum of 4 people. In addition to the workshops planned below it is perfectly possible to structure a workshop around your own requirements, Get together with a few friends and create a totally bespoke package, Be tempted by the workshops on my website - click through via the link above -...
Patchwork and Quilting for Beginners at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm.
An introduction to the basics of patchwork, quilting and applique. During the course of the day we will create a needle case incorporating each technique. A beautiful souvenir to take home and cherish. No experience necessary.
You will need to bring: a basic sewing kit. e.g. scissors, needles, pin cushion.
Tutor: Stephanie Jacobs
Acton Scott Historic Working Farm is an outdoor site. Most...
Patchwork and Quilting week with Dawn Cameron Dick.
Please click through to our website above for course dates.
Dawn has already taught this workshop around the world so we are delighted that she is returning to Lilac Barn.
This course is perfect for all levels of quilter. It covers all aspects of Patchwork & Quilting with lots of ideas and tips for easy and successful quilts. Students also learn Dawn Cameron Dick's signature techniques,Threaducation and...
You can bring your project that you are working on along with you or I can sort out some ideas for you depending on your interest. I can help with dressmaking, furnishings or quilting. I do not take more than three people per session so you get very individual tuition.
Learn to cut accurate, bespoke,single mounts using a handheld mount cutter. We'll calculate sizes so you can fit your textiles or pictures into readymade or existing frames.
In the afternoon we'll go on to look at cutting box mounts which will introduce depth and shadow around your work. Please bring several textiles (nothing bigger than A3 please) so you have a choice of what to work on.
Suitable for complete beginners.
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Have you ever wanted to try machine patchwork but not known how to start? One day workshops, VIP days and termly courses run in Hertfordshire.
Learn the skills required for successful machine patchwork and quilting. Suitable for complete beginners and those with some experience.
Termly Courses in Watford and Letchworth and one-to-one VIP days in Watford
A range of techniques will be covered each term culminating in a quilt or wallhanging or a range of...
Join us on this 6-night holiday to the lovely city of Verona in the company of Karin Hellaby. Discover the wonderful textile exhibits at the Verona Tessile, immerse yourself in the splendour of Lake Garda and visit the glorious city of Venice.
The Verona Tessile transforms the city into a diffused museum of textile art with exhibits located in museums, churches and other beautiful locations throughout the city. The holiday includes a walking tour of...
In this class, we will cover the following:
- The Design Process
- Choosing your Fabrics
- Cutting your Fabric
- Piecing the Quilt Blocks
- Completing a Quilt Top
- Making a Quilt Sandwich
The quilt we will be making is one of my own design. I will be making it to fit a single bed, but you can choose to make a smaller version. The design is...