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Patchwork and Quilting Week with Dawn Cameron Dick

Patchwork and Quilting Week with Dawn Cameron Dick

Course Provider: Lilac Barn

Contact Name: Cherry Dobson

Telephone: 07836 685195

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Address:
The Willows
Curload
Stoke St Gregory
Taunton
Somerset
TA3 6JD

Course Length: 5 days

Price: £270

4.6 star rating, 5 reviewers.

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Course Start Dates
Monday 9th April 2018
Monday 2nd July 2018
Monday 8th October 2018

Description:

Patchwork and Quilting week with Dawn Cameron Dick.

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Dawn has already taught this workshop around the world so we are delighted that she is returning to Lilac Barn.

This course is perfect for all levels of quilter. It covers all aspects of Patchwork & Quilting with lots of ideas and tips for easy and successful quilts. Students also learn Dawn Cameron Dick's signature techniques,Threaducation and Invisible Machine Appliqué, Hand and machine quilting, Borders , Bindings, ultimately learning how to create a unique quilt done completely to your own tastes.

Dawn is well known to Lilac Barn and is a patchworker, quilter and author. Her brilliant new book the 'Pocket Tutor' has just been published.

This Course (for beginners or those with experience) will include learning about your machine, IMA ( her speciality), Machine and Hand quilting. Thread Play, and Project days

Come and enjoy the company of other quilters and enjoy a crafts based holiday, have expert tuition in the studio and eat home cooked lunches. What could be more idyllic!

Free parking, no hectic airport queues, no lost luggage!

You are welcome to come for a day (call Cherry for daily prices), a few days or the whole week the course is suitable for all, we can all learn more!

Students will be able to sew as much or as little as they please… you are here to enjoy yourself and take in the ambience of the Somerset Levels and all that it offers.

Outings can be made to Quilting shops, or local attractions…Wells Cathedral, Street (factory outlets) Glastonbury and its Abbey or the local Willow and Basket Centre.

Places are limited which allows plenty of room for cutting, design, and ironing boards.

A great way to make new friends. Enrol soon as this course is always popular!

What's included in the price?

The price includes home made lunch, tea, coffee, but please come equipped with the following:

Sewing machine
Sewing kit (to include tape measure and sharp scissors)
Fabric (Contact Dawn or Cherry if you need advice on this).


Want to review this course?

A great thank you Cherry for your kind and warm welcome and all the delicious meals you prepared for us as well as the special treats every afternoon. It was lovely to meet you and I could not have hoped for more from this 5 day retreat.
Our group got on very well and we all learnt from each other. The studio was bright and very spacious and ideal for spreading our fabrics and equipment. Dawn provided me with many new skills and very good refreshers. Her extensive knowledge and passion are fascinating and very addictive.
I have returned home refreshed but also with many new goals and ideas for my patchwork.
Thank you.
Patricia

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Thank you very much for arranging last week's course and for all your hospitality during it. I thoroughly enjoyed it and learnt so much - but also very much appreciated your delicious lunches and refreshments throughout the day and the relaxed and friendly environment that you provide at Lilac Barn.

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We are relatively inexperienced quilters who went on the course with an idea of what we wanted to learn. We were not disappointed as we had achieved our aims over the week and more. Lovely welcome from both Cherry and Dawn. Delicious lunches. Dawn's instruction was flexible and each of us within the group worked to our own level. We would recommend this week to anyone wishing to enjoy and learn valuable skills in an ideal environment.

November 2012

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I did this course in November 2012 and really enjoyed the whole week. I knew very little about patchwork and quilting and was bowled over by Dawn's knowledge. She was very flexible and allowed me to do what I needed to do rather than making me work to her programme. I learned a huge amount and am inspired to really have a go. Cherry was very welcoming and her lunches were delicious! There was a lovely atmosphere altogether with the students sometimes coming together (eg on the appliqué day) and sometimes working on their own. I thoroughly recommend the course and am hoping to repeat it myself!

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I had a very enjoyable week with Cherry and Dawn. I was made very welcome and the lunches which Cherry provided were delicious. Dawn is, without doubt an excellent teacher but as I am an experienced quilter, I did not feel that I really got value for money as on two complete days, I just sewed on my own and had no tuition. I was happy with that in that I wanted to get on with my work, but on reflection I am not sure that paying for Dawn's input was a good idea. I was interested to see Dawn demonstrate her excellent technique Invisible Machine Appliqué so I did gain from having her available on that particular day.

For someone wanting an intensive week of tuition, it is an excellent course.

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