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Traditional Welsh Quilt with Lesley Jenkins

This course has past its finish date but this page will remain available until 23rd November 2019.

Duration: 2 days 10.30am – 4.30pm

Price: £270

Book with: Suzi Park
at Make it in Wales

Stiwdio 3
3 High Street
Cardigan
Ceredigion
SA43 1HJ

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About the Course

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 woven at our local woollen mill, Melin Teifi. You will learn stitching techniques (machine and hand stitching) to complete your quilt.

Day One

• We’ll prepare our chosen fabric and cut out the pieces using a rotary cutter

• The quilt top will be machine stitched together to make piecing the quilt easier

• Lesley will demonstrate quick methods of creating a square in square and half-square triangles

• Borders will be added and finally the quilt top will be sandwiched for quilting

Day Two

• Hand-quilting designs will be discussed and drawn on to the quilt top

• You will mark up your quilt and begin to hand quilt your design. There probably won’t be time to finish this during the day but you’ll be shown how to finish your quilt and add a hanging sleeve if you wish to display it as a piece of art.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

• Two days of professional quilting tuition from Lesley Jenkins

• You need to have basic knowledge of how to use a sewing machine

• All materials required to make your quilt are included in the course fee

• A spacious work area is allocated to each student along with their own set of tools sewing machine to use while they’re here should they wish

• A plentiful supply of tea is provided. Delicious lunches and cakes are available to purchase on the day from the Stiwdio 3 café



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 9th November 2019

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly

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