Modern Patchwork for Beginners :: 6 week course, all materials included
Before the course –
Pop over to Adaliza’s Quilt board on Pinterest, where there’s lots to explore and inspire you so you’re brimming full of ideas.
Please let Adaliza know if you would like to use a studio sewing machine.
Tea/coffee and cake/cookies will be available.
Please note that toilet facilities are located in a separate building accessible only via steps.
Workshop afternoons –
Arrival from 15 minutes before your course begins, so that you can set up your own sewing machine or get to know the studio machine you will be using. Bring your own sewing notions – scissors, thimble, rotary cutter, unpicker and anything else that you like to use when sewing. A rotary cutter will be available if you don’t have one.
- Introduction – safe sewing, patchwork basics, neat seams
- Considering Colour – there will be lots of quilts and patchwork blocks on display in a host of colours to inspire you and you will learn about how colours work together, often in the strangest ways!
- Weeks 1-4 you will learn how to create different patchwork blocks, using different speed piecing techniques, correct pressing techniques, lots of hints and tips. Weeks 5 & 6 are for adding sashing and borders to your patchwork, quilting and binding your quilt.
- All materials used in the workshops are included in the course fee.
- Free parking.