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First steps in patchwork and quilting online


About the Course

eCourse Beginners Quilting and Patchwork. Join experienced quilting design teacher Karen Platt online to learn quilting and patchwork for beginners. Work at your own pace from home. This comprehensive ecourse Beginners Quilting enables students to practice and perfect their skills. Follow the advice, information, exercises and projects to become a confidant quilter.

On this ecourse beginners quilting You’ll find tips and techniques, tutorials, dozens of exercises and projects, theory, stimulating ideas, suggestions for further work. We’ll discover the nitty gritty of patchwork and quilting so that you can get to grips with the basics.

Tutor input in a social group page (fb) or by email, personal tutor help is limited to 30 mins per month.

There are no essays! There are exercises to guide you and suggestions for taking each section further.

This ecourse is entirely machine sewing.

Course details

You can register for this course any time (there are 5 units delivered one a month i.e. 5 months).

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

This creative ecourse aims to build your sewing and quilting skills month by month and give you the confidence you need to make quilts. It includes:

Getting Started
Self-Assessment and optional tutor assessment

Possibility of residential visits in UK and abroad subject to interest.
N.B. Modules are sent to your email as PDFs (these are NOT to be shared with anyone). Tutor involvement is usually by email. A handbook is provided each month for each unit.

What you will need

You need to provide all your materials to make the project.


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This course is taught online

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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

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- - #29902

I registered on this course a couple of years ago and enjoyed it very much. It was well structured and the course notes were very detailed and incredibly useful. I enjoyed the high level of support given by Karen and from fellow students. I would highly recommend this course.

Response from Karen Platt:

Thank you Ruth, so glad you enjoyed the course. It was a pleasure to teach you.

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- - #29876

Karen is an enthusiastic & very experienced teacher & artist. I learned a lot from this course & was greatly inspired by her skills and work!

Response from Karen Platt:

Thank you Sandra, I am so glad you learned so much from the ecourse.

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- - #29861

I did this course a couple of years ago - would definitely recommend, very comprehensive and yours to keep so you can revisit it.

Response from Karen Platt:

Thank you Jane

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- - #29860

This course enhanced my basic knowledge of photoshop and gave me confidence to develop my own ideas and designs. Karen was always happy to help whenever I was unsure and the course notes continue to be of use.

Response from Karen Platt:

Glad you enjoyed the ecourse Dianne. Always love seeing your work.

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