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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.

Next course on 2nd August 2017
This is a hand embroidery, slow stitching workshop for all those people who need to escape from their everyday chaotic life for a day and completely lose themselves in this addictive hobby. If you prefer to use a sewing machine, please bring one. All designs and materials will be provided with plenty of examples of stitched seascapes. You will be encouraged to create your own one off piece so feel free to bring any photos...
Join Sheena Roberts from Green Man Quilts for 2 days of fabulous quilting fun and new skills. Cost £99 + materials. For more information please contact Jane White via the contact form or by telephone 01482 840712, mobile 07946 648748 or go to the Sew Short Course page via the web link above. Please click on Green Man Quilts above for more links. July 1st and 2nd - Disappearing Nine Patch - Chance to make...
Next course on 25th November 2017
Quilting workshop for confident beginners at the Ceridwen Centre, Drefach Felindre on the 25th and 26th of November 2017. Course offered by Make it in Wales. You will have two days of tuition with Lesley Jenkins, learning quilting techniques which will allow you to produce a square quilt approximately 80 centimeters square. The quilt will be inspired from a traditional 19th century Welsh design. We will be providing Welsh flannel fabrics for the quilt woven...
Next course on 19th September 2017
This is a hand embroidery, slow stitching workshop for all those people who need to escape from their everyday chaotic life for a day and completely lose themselves in this addictive hobby. All designs and materials will be provided but you will be encouraged to create your own one off piece. Stitches can be as complicated as you want to make them but sometimes the simplest ones are the most effective. This is suitable for...
Next course on 12th September 2017
Have you ever wanted to try machine patchwork but not known how to start? One day workshops 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. A range of techniques will be covered each term culminating in a quilt or wallhanging or a range of smaller projects. The skills include rotary cutting, getting...
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 class...
Next course on 30th September 2017
This is a hand embroidery, slow stitching workshop for all those people who need to escape from their everyday chaotic life for a day and completely lose themselves in this addictive hobby. All designs and materials will be provided and you will be encouraged to create your own one off unique piece. Stitches can be as complicated as you want to make them but sometimes the simplest ones are the most effective. This is suitable...
Beach Huts This is a complete course of two half day workshops Wednesday 14th June and Wednesday 21st June 2017 Come and learn how to use a sewing machine to create beautiful works of art which can be framed or incorporated into other craft projects.Local textile artist Heidi Meier will be taking you through the stages required to create your own ‘Beach Huts’ artwork. You will learn how to use free-style machine embroidery to create...
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...
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...