Beginners & Beyond Patchwork & Quilting Class
This class is for beginners and beyond! With Step by step traditional techniques including rotary cutting - getting to the quilting stage within 6 weeks Either continue with already started project and add to it or start a new quilt from new ideas and designs.
Learn more about choosing colour and perfect piecing
Basic sewing kit to include: paper and fabric scissors, pins, sewing threads to match or
grey or colour to blend with all, for piecing, also to match your appliqué fabric
Rotary Cutter, Cutting Mat, Ruler (Omnigrid type) if you have to bring with you, if not
you can borrow or purchase in our shop with 10% discount if you buy all three.
Sewing machine, in good working order with instruction manual (optional can sew by hand)
Template card/ Cereal pack is fine, fine black felt pen, Pritt stick or glue, pencils and
A star or the flower bed quilt are good and can vary in size you will need approx 6 – 8 fat q’s a colour palette of your choice, to get going and then some border fabric
Bring any available fabrics you would like to use there will be a choice of quilts that you can either copy or take as inspiration
NOT HEAVY LINEN OR VELVET AS IT IS HARD TO SEW. If you would like to make lap size quilt you will only need about 1.5m i.e. 6 fat q’s then approx. 1m for the outer border and long quarter of .25cms for small inner border. Can use pre-cut charm pack or layer cake.
You can use left over fabrics for the back