Introduction to patchwork and quilting


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Introduction to patchwork and quilting

In the introduction to patchwork and quilting class, you will learn the essential basic skills of quilting and make a pretty patchwork sampler.

This sewing class is suitable for those who have used a sewing machine before and can confidently thread the machine and bobbin. If you need a beginners class or a refresher then have a look at beginners classes available or get in touch for a 1 to 1 session.


You will learn:

  • What materials and equipment you will need in order to make a quilt
  • How to cut fabric pieces accurately using a rotary wheel, quilting ruler and self healing mat
  • How to use an even feed/walking foot
  • How to piece squares together accurately to make your sample topper
  • How to layer your quilt sampler together to prepare for the quilting stage
  • How to quilt your sample with a simple design
  • How to make your own quilt binding
  • How to bind your quilt sampler using the sewing machine and by hand
  • How to sew a mitred corner

You will make a quilt sampler that is a 3 X 3 square block (approx size 11.5″ x 11.5″) This would make a pretty wall hanging or mat to display flowers on/ornaments.

The bias binding provided for the edging will be plain white.

Equipment and Materials:

What is included:

  • White bias binding for quilt binding
  • Wadding
  • White backing fabric
  • Machine thread
  • Use of Janome sewing machines and tools including rotary cutters, quilting rulers and self healing mats. 
  • Photographic handout of the skills learnt in the workshop will be emailed to you after the class

What you need to bring:

  • Fabric squares for the patchwork front. You will need 9 squares of 4.5″ x 4.5″. Scraps of fabric or fat quarters would be ideal. You could have 9 different fabrics or as a minimum you could have 4 of one design and 5 of another.

Cost £50

Lorna says:

“Patchwork and quilting can be extremely therapeutic and satisfying. This workshop is perfect for getting you started and will teach you the essential skills you would need to be able to go on and make your first quilt. Be warned – it can get addictive!!”



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Thursday 25th May 2023 9.30am- 1pm


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