BEGINNERS PATCHWORK & QUILTING
Sunday 2nd October & Sunday 11th December
Dates available: Sunday 2nd October: 10:00 - 16:30 // £65 Sunday 11th December: 10:00 - 16:30 // £65 Have you looked at quilts online and in books and wondered where to start? Well, this is the class for you. In this one-day workshop we take the mystery out of modern patchwork and hopefully kick start your creative side. You will make a beautiful mug rug which will cover all the skills needed to go home and produce easy but effective patchwork items (quilts/table runners/cushions) for all your friends and family. A full day packed with tips and inspiration. The topics we aim to cover in this lesson: Fabric Terminology Handling and preparing your fabric Rotary Cutting - Equipment and use Basic Sewing Machine Use Achieving an accurate 1/4” seam Pressing Four patch blocks, borders and binding Quilting Materials Needed: 5 or 7 x Fat (50cm x 55cm) or Skinny (25cm x 110cm) quarters of coordinating fabric Backing fabric 40cm x 25cm Binding Fabric - This is fabric which is cut across the width of fabric Low Loft Batting/wadding e.g., 80% cotton 20% poly x 40cm x 20cm Thread that blends with your fabric choice All materials are available to purchase in store. We have sewing machines for you to use but if you would like to bring your own please advise us at the time of booking. If bringing your own machine, a 1/4” foot would be useful, but not essential. Refreshments - Tea, coffee and delicious cake are included in your lesson, but for this lesson you will also need to bring a pack lunch.
- 65 British pounds£65
- 1 Mill Street, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6EA
1 Mill Street, Oakham, Rutland LE15 6EA, UK