Learn to Quilt

  • £90.00

The perfect introduction to Quilting available as a 1-day or 4-week course.

To attend this workshop you should be able to use a sewing machine independently (i.e. thread a machine and sew a straight line). If you are a complete beginner you should attend Make Friends With The Sewing Machine before this workshop.

This workshop builds on your basic sewing skills and prepares you for joining a local quilting group and/or trying more advanced techniques.

You will learn:

  • Choosing suitable fabric for design and sewing level.
  • Necessary equipment/threads
  • Cutting accurately with a rotary cutter and ruler
  • How to build a design
  • How to piece and nest point accurately
  • Adding a suitable border, butting, mitred etc..
  • Different types of wadding and building a quilt sandwich
  • Method of fixing sandwich
  • Quilting techniques (not free motion)
  • Methods of binding

Beginners' workshop, a 1-day, 6-hour course. Fabric is required. You will need 3 fat quarters (fabric measuring 50cm x 56cm)

Please bring a packed lunch for the day workshop.

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