Introduction to Patchwork Quilting

This is a great class to start you off in the Art of Patchwork and Quilting You Learn the techniques to make log cabin patchwork quilting. You learn the skills and techniques, the correct seam allowances and tips and techniques on how to correctly cut and prepare your quilt.

Patchwork artist Kate Owen will be running this class. Seeking to connect with lost family histories and identities, Owen’s work revives the handmade pieces of her heritage. Drawing on early American folk traditions and focussing on pieced quilting and patchwork, she evokes the ‘American patchwork’ of her identity through bespoke handmade pieces.

Skill Level  (must know how to use a sewing machine basic skills required)

  • Adventurous Beginner
  • Confident Beginner

 What you learn

  • Designing your quilt
  • Cutting and machine sewing patchwork pieces
  • Putting together your quilt ‘sandwich’
  • Quilting and finishing techniques

 What you make

  • In this class you will make a doll-sized quilt, as well as starting on patchwork pieces to make a larger project at home using the skills you have learnt in the class.

 

We Provide:

We provide some materials but advise you bring cotton fabrics of your own to create and start your own personal quilt (please contact us if you require further information)

 Time

10am-5pm (lunch break 1-2pm)

 Cost £65