Learn how to quilt while creating your own lap/cot sized quilt using your own guided layout and method choices.
You will learn about each stage of quilting. Designing, cutting, patchworking, quilting (stitching the quilt layers together) and binding, with choices of methods to trial before you decide which you will use on your very first quilt!
At the end of the course there will be a chance to share ideas about what kind of quilt you’d like to make next, and where to find additional resources.
Suitable for anyone who can stitch a straight line on a sewing machine. Our tutor Anna, is an experienced tutor from The Sewing Nut Studio and has even appeared on the television demonstrating a quilt on Sewing Quarter
You will need to purchase the main fabrics:
Please bring fabric to create your patchwork front design over the first 2 classes: *5 Fat Quarters [5 different patterned, or plain, complimentary fabric pieces measuring at least 18 in x 22 inches (45cm x 56cm)] *approx 0.5m cutting practice fabric, can be offcuts from previous projects, old clothing (if cotton) or purchased new - calico is acceptable.
Please bring for Week 3, to complete your quilt: *Pack of crib sized wadding according to your preferences - to be discussed week 1 *1m backing fabric, plain or patterned cotton (at least 112cm wide) *1m solid colour practice fabric - (at least 112cm wide) - calico is acceptable.
Please bring for Week 4: *Half a metre of contrast fabric for a binding (at least 112cm wide) All fabrics should be 100% cotton.
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
All other tools, materials (except those required above) and light refreshments will be provided.
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