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.
You will make a gorgeous room zipped vanity bag in a day (9.30am until 2.30pm) in my cosy studio space.
The studio is situated in the historic Via Gellia Mill (where Viyella originates!) in beautiful surroundings. When all is quiet you can hear the gentle sounds of the weir and birds outside.
This bag is made from a beautiful moss green velour and you will have a choice of patchwork fabrics for the decoration. It...
Learn how to make binding in a range of ways, apply binding in a range of ways, including how to turn it into piping. Binding is needed for dressmaking, bag making, quilting and in making soft furnishings.
It's a much needed course if you want your work to look more professional than before. Knowing how to make your own binding will not only save you money, but you'll be able to apply binding in the...
Create your own Spring heart.
Working with lovely wool felt you will create a heart with simple stitchery and a fun bunny to make you think Spring is around the corner.
Small groups can be catered for on alternative dates, please contact me for further details.
Learn to produce a small quilt inspired by a traditional 19th century Welsh design. We’ll be using local Welsh flannel fabrics woven at our local woollen mill, Melin Teifi.
You will have two days of professional quilting tuition with Lesley, learning techniques which will allow you to produce a small quilt approximately 80 centimeters square. The quilt is inspired by a traditional 19th century Welsh design. We’ll be providing Welsh flannel fabrics for the quilt...
IDC is running a series of Workers Educational Association (WEA) sessions for those interested in learning patchwork and quilting. This course runs for 10 weeks, please get in touch for availability on the current course and/or future start dates.
You will need to register as a WEA student (nice, easy process)
There will be 12 sessions/classes lasting 2.5 hours each.
Tutor: Susan Streeter
As these are WEA courses, you may be eligible for discount or...
Go wild with dyes and printing in a fully equipped textile studio in the centre of Eastbourne. All the basic dyeing and printing processes will be covered in a series of weekends including bucket dyeing, tray dyeing with multiple colours, shibori with sticks and clamps, screen printing, discharge, mark making, flour paste resist, wax resist, mono printing and much much more.
Each student works on their own 2m print bench in a lovely light and...