The Exmoor Quilt

The Exmoor Quilt

Description

During this four week course you will learn to cut your fabrics using a rotary cutter, accurate piecing, applique and quilting.  Although this quilt is designed with stags heads and antlers if you would like to incorporate any other animal or motif please do discuss with Jackie. There will be a need to complete work at home on a weekly basis which should then enable you to finish this lap sized quilt in the four weeks. The finished size of quilt is approximately 52″ x 52″ (1.3m x 1.3m).

Level of Experience

This workshop is suitable for beginners with experience of machine sewing.

Materials / Equipment required by Attendees

Fabrics:

  • Silhouette backgrounds (plainish / light coloured fabric)
    • To make 12 x 9 ½” squares

    ¾ metre or 3 fat quarters

    9 patch blocks

    • To make 117 x 3 ½” squares

    10 x 3 ½” strips (WOF) of a variety of co-ordinating fabrics

    Inner Border

    20cm WOF (cut into 4 x 1 ½” strips)

    Outer Border

    40cm WOF (cut into 5 x 2 ¾” strips)

    Applique

    Sufficient darker coloured fabric scraps for 4 stags heads and 8 sets of antlers

    Wadding and Backing fabric

    52” square

    (if using 44” wide fabric for backing you will need 1.6m)

    Binding

    20cm WOF (cut into 5 x 2” strips)

Tools

  • Cutting Mat, Rulers and Rotary Cutter
  • Basic Sewing Kit, including paper cutting scissors
  • Template Plastic and Bondaweb (Sufficient amounts will be provided)
  • Fine tipped permanent felt pen
  • Sharp Pencil
  • Sewing Machine and appropriate co-ordinating threads, 1/4″ piecing foot and walking foot (nice to have’s)

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

Jackie

Duration and Price

8 Hours over 4 weeks – £50

The maximum number of attendees for this workshop is 6

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.

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