Jo's Evening Advanced Patchwork and Quilting


6 weeks

Tue, 17th September, 2019 to Tue, 22nd October, 2019

Every Tuesday Evening for 6 weeks

7:00pm - 9:30pm

A new look at stars, star blocks and triangles to use up bits, including Bethlehem star made of strips, small star and Jo’s Scandinavian Star Quilt also a design for a centre piece Mariners Compass and a look at New York Beauty that could be stitched using Foundation Piecing. Each week she will show how to draw up and piece different blocks that can either be repeated, more than one block stretched/merged together or made as part of a sampler quilt. To include discussion about choice of colours, use of lattice or changing the shape of blocks to create exciting designs or movement within the quilt. Patchwork possibilities are endless and one never stops being inspired with new ideas inspire inspired with new ideas.


• Washed Fabrics - COTTON, mixed selection of plain and patterns, with a good variety of colours to suit students, can be re-cycled as long as still strong, or project in progress

1 metre minimum of washed calico

• Basic sewing kit - to include threads, paper and fabric scissors, SEWING MACHINE

• Pens, pencils, notebook, template (plastic or card) - cereal boxes are excellent

• Ruler, A1 sheet imperial graph paper, Pritt-stick, colouring pencils - if available

• Cutting mat if available, 2 Sheets of fine sandpaper - the sandpaper can be stuck to strong board, to be used for drawing on

• Please bring a picture or favorite piece of multi-coloured fabric to use in colour exercise, this will help when choosing colours