Category Archives: Classes

Beginners Monthly Quilt Block – Churn dash

Beginners Monthly Quilt Block – Churn dash

Description

A monthly quilt block to master, keeping it simple as you are guided through sewing, cutting and construction to achieve the best results when piecing together a quilt block.

Within the session you should achieve one if not a couple of blocks. The session will also cover direction you may wish to take your sample – i.e. a place mat or a storage wrap or perhaps you are intending to piece together all your samples to make a future sample quilt….the possibilities are endless.

Level of Experience

This class would suit beginners to quilting

Materials / Equipment required by Attendees

Materials

  • 9 x 5”x5” squares – recommended is a colour coordinated charm pack which includes plains as well as a pattern.
  • Suitable machine thread of a good quality.

Equipment

  • General sewing box containing scissors, needles, pins.
  • Optional Cutting blade & mat
  • Sewing machine

If you do not have a Sewing Machine, or don’t want to bring your own, you can use one of our latest Brother demonstration machines for the nominal fee of £3.00 per session.

Tutor

Gary Mills

Duration and Price

3 Hours – £30.00 +  materials

The maximum number of attendees for this workshop is 5

Places on workshops are secured by a £10 cash deposit at the time of booking and balance payable on the day direct to the workshop leader.

Wonky House Christmas Table Runner

Wonky House Christmas Table Runner

Snowy hills and wonky houses and Christmas trees use applique and fancy stitches for a fun table runner that will come out year after year. Continue Reading

Faux Leather Bucket bag

Faux Leather Bucket bag

On this one day workshop, use simple stitching techniques to make a beautiful faux leather bucket bag. Continue Reading

Sewing with Stretch on a Sewing Machine

Sewing with Stretch on a Sewing Machine

This is a one day workshop designed to de-mystify sewing with stretchy fabrics on a regular sewing machine. Continue Reading

Beginners Patchwork

Beginners Patchwork

Want to start a new hobby? In one day we will go through some basic techniques of machine pieced, hand pieced and applique blocks. Continue Reading

Simplified Bodice Fitting

Simplified Bodice Fitting

In this class we will go through reading a pattern, looking at grainlines, how to lay out, bust adjustments and work on a basic fitted bodice toile. Continue Reading

Building a Textiles Skills and Knowledge Portfolio

Building a Textiles Skills and Knowledge Portfolio

Tutor Gary Mills will teach you some key rudiments and skills to expand, improve and open-up the possibilities within sewing skills and textile knowledge Continue Reading

Beginners Monthly Quilt Block – Disappearing 9 patch

Beginners Monthly Quilt Block – Disappearing 9 patch

A monthly quilt block to master, keeping it simple as you are guided through sewing, cutting and construction to piece together a quilt block. Continue Reading

Christmas Bunting Bonanza

Christmas Bunting Bonanza

No ordinary bunting here! Make Rockin’ Robins, jingly reindeer, Chubby Cheek Angels …lots of choices. Continue Reading

Block of the Month

Block of the Month

In this series of workshops held on a monthly basis we will create a different patchwork block each month using fabrics of our own choosing. Continue Reading

Subscribe for our Monthly Newsletter and details of our latest offers...

» SUBSCRIBE