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Quilting & patchwork courses

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.

Holiday costs £700 or £650 each if you bring one friend, £600 each if you bring two… Dates are offered throughout the year - please contact me for details. An ideal holiday for someone with some Textiles experience, and who wants to learn tucking, appliqué, free machine embroidery and quilting… Techniques covered: * Machine appliqué * Free machine embroidery * Raw edge free motion appliqué * Manipulated tucking * English quilting What you’ll make: *...
County Durham
This course is for people with some experience of sewing and using a sewing machine. You will be making this drawstring topped padded sewing bag with pockets, handles and a flower pin cushion. The course runs as two 2.5 hour classes or as a 5 hour class on various dates.
Holiday costs £700 or £650 each if you bring one friend, £600 each if you bring two… Dates are offered throughout the year - please contact me for details. If you love the idea of creating a patchwork throws/lap quilt but have limited sewing machine skills... If you've already done some patchwork, but only by hand... If you want a new hobby which also allows you to make gifts for your friends and family, or...
Interested in patchwork and quilting? Not sure how or where to start. Not quite ready for City and Guilds yet? Then this is the course for you. Bev runs a beginner’s patchwork and quilting class; join her on the first or fourth Wednesday of each month (or even both) and learn all the skills you need to create your own masterpiece quilt. If you don’t know what project you would like to try, Bev will...
West Midlands
Come and join me at the Creative Coffee Hub in Selly Oak, Birmingham and learn the traditional art of patchwork and quilting. We will begin with English paper piecing hexagon's and Grandmother's fans. I will then teach you how to rotary cut for precise piecing and you will make 9 patch blocks using chain piecing. Once your blocks are constructed we will layer and wad them ready for hand quilting and binding. A more detailed...
Greater London - Next course on 1st April 2019
This is a beginners class for those who have never touched a machine before, or not for a long time. Or for those who are self taught but do not actually have much basic knowledge. You will learn all about tension, stitches, threading up, what threads to use, how to wind bobbins, how to measure and cut fabric, all about seam allowances and making sharp corners as well as lots of hints and tip along...
West Yorkshire
Join a one day workshop to create a beautiful 3D quilted animal in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. You will be able to: Create your own cat doorstop or mouse bookend Work in free machine quilting And 3D sculpting and construction Please get in touch via the contact form above for more information and bookings.
Make something exclusive and different for your Christmas Day table. This fabulous centre piece looks complicated, but is so easy to make. You can make the centre piece in a day, and take it home with you to show to the family. I am doing Christmas classes in October ,as I know that in the run up to Christmas things get so hectic, there is never enough time in the day! and it will be...
Greater London - Next course on 29th April 2019
This course is designed for students who have some experience in patchwork, quilting and wish to expand their knowledge, skill level and develop innovative, contemporary, modern, dynamic art quilts. We will look at great variety of techniques, processes, materials and styles. The focus of this practical course is on experimenting imaginatively with design, fabric painting, printing, dyeing, quilting, applique, embellishment, to both help generate ideas and samples and also to produce ‘complete’ pieces of work....
10 week Hand Embroidery Course starts 16th January Inspired by the colours and textures of the world Under the Sea, you will follow a tried and tested course, learning step by step to create your very own, unique embroidered picture. During the course you’ll learn a variety of embroidery stitches, bead making and simple design skills. The class is friendly and welcoming and caters for all levels of experience including beginners. If you can't make...