Patchwork Classes and Workshops
Classes are taught at The Grange Palmer Place, North Mundham, Chichester West Sussex
We offer patchwork and quilting classes all year round and cater for the complete beginner and those with more experience.
To find out more or to book please phone us on 01243 696670 or email us at email@example.com
After the success of our Quilt Along Groups we will be continuing with our fortnightly quilting groups and also adding a few more!
£8.00 per session
The first 2 sessions payment is required in advance, after which paymentfor the next session is required at the end of the previous one. This helps us work out numbers and plan our day accordingly.
Suggested projects are available and many of our members choose to work together on similar projects. If you are looking for a new project idea we can help you with suggestions. However, you are welcome to bring your own project to work on if you'd prefer.
These sessions are not a taught class, as such, but help is on hand throughout the session to help you to complete your projects.
(advance booking is required as spaces are limited)
BEGINNERS QUILT GROUP
Our beginner's groups have been a huge success this term. Members have worked on a sampler quilt and are now working on a variety of projects to build their skills
A few spaces are still available please get in touch for more information
A new group perfect for those who are new to quilting. We will start at the beginning with rotary cutting skills and work on a range of different quilt blocks to develop your skills and create a modern sampler quilt. Don't worry if you've never done any patchwork before we'll have you addicted in no time!
(payment for the 1st 2 sessions is required in advance. The following sessions can be paid for at the end of each session)
'Cottage Garden' Workshop
With Gail Lawther
Saturday 13th January 2018 10am-4pm or Thursday 15th February 2018 10am-4pm £45 plus materials
Join us for what is certain to be another fantastic day with Gail Lawther. Spend the day creating your very own 'Cottage Garden' design; one of the new projects from Gail's latest project book.
Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment!
Redwork and Sashiko Classes
Tuesday 16th January 2018, Saturday 10th February 2018, Saturday 17th March, Saturday 21st April
Each session runs from 10-12.30 and costs £10 per session. Sign up for as many sessions as you like!
Back by popular demand we have 4 Redwork/Sashiko classes running this term. Join Pauline for a relax morning of hand sewing either learning redwork or sashiko techniques. Pauline is a talented hand sewer and will have a whole range of projects to inspire you.
Carpenter's Wheel Quilt
Friday 19th January 2018 10am-4pm £30 plus materials
This quick and easy quilt project is before for those new to patchwork and quilting. Using the strip tubing technique to make half square triangle blocks, we'll help you to get accurate points and create a quilt you'll be proud of!
Leaf it to Me!
Tuesday 30th January 2018 10am-4pm £30+6.50 pattern plus materials
We've got a fantastic new strip tubing project for you this term. Using 2.5 inch strips, this busy quilt is the perfect project for using precut 2.5 inch strips! If you've not used the strip tube ruler before prepare to be amazed!
Project Linus Day
Thursday 1st February 2018 10am-4pm - FREE - Fabric Donations. Please sign up to reserve your place!
Join us for a day of quilt making for Project Linus. We've run several of these days before and they've been a massive success and have resulted in some lovely quilts for this worthwhile cause. Project Linus collects and distributes quilts to children in care, those in hospital with long term illness and many other children in the local area who are experiencing challenging times.
Bring your sewing machine and raid your stash for some fabric you'd be happy to donate. Kate, the new coordinator for our area, is hoping to pop in and talk to us about the project. She has said they have a real need for quilts for children age 2-5 and ages 5-10. Bright Cheerful and fun will be the order of the day!
Quilt in a day 'Take 1 Panel'
Wednesday 7th February 2018 10am-4pm £30 plus materials
A great project for new quilters or for those who need to make a quilt in a hurry. Starting with a pre-printed panel and using coordinating fabrics, we'll give you lots of options to inspire you!
Wednesday 21st February 2018 10am-4pm £30+£6.50 pattern plus materials
This lovely quilt combines the strip tubing technique with a stunning feature fabric and beautiful bright colours to make this masterpiece. Using the strip tube ruler to make 1/2 square triangle blocks the easy way, once you've had a go you won't look back! An easy, speedy and accurate way to make a really impressive project!
One Block Wonder 2 Part Workshop
with Suzanne Boulter
Friday 23rd February and Friday 9th March 2018
10am - 4pm session 1, 10-2pm session 2 £50 (price for both sessions) Material not included. Plenty of advice will be available before to help you choose a suitable fabric
After the huge success of our recent One Block wonder class we will be repeating this 2 part workshop. These stunning quilts are made from just one fabric! Using the repeat of the fabric, you'll learn how to cut,piece and design your own unique masterpiece. Even if the whole group used the same fabric every one would be different! Due to the construction method and size of the project the 2nd session is designed to give you time to experiment with layout and design under suzanne's guidance. You'll be fully equiped to continue piecing your quilt together at home (after much design and layout pondering no doubt!)
with Lesley Mariner
Tuesday 27th February 2018 10am-4pm £30 plus materials
Spend a relaxing day learning the traditional art of Hawaiian Quilting. This is a hand sewing class focusing on this traditional form of applique. Lesley is an incredibly talented hand sewer and experienced quilter with a wealth of knowledge to share! Be inspired by her designs or create your own!
Wednesday 7th March 2018 10am-4pm £30+materials
Join Sally for a fun day of bag making! Using just two fabrics this class is perfect for using that special fabric you've got in your stash. The one you love but don't know how to use it! Perfect to turn into a lovely bag!
Wednesday 21st March 2018 10am-4pm £30 plus materials
Another speedy quilt usng the fab Strip tube ruler. If you haven't discovered the technique of Strip tubing you are in for a treat! Using the Strip Tube Ruler from Cozy Quilt Designs (available in the shop) this stunning quilt comes together in no time at all! Using 2.5 inch strips it's perfect for jelly rolls too!
Disappearing 9 Patch
Wednesday 18th April 2018 10am-4pm £30+materials
A great project for beginners and more experienced quilters. Using fat quarters, this project can be done with just 3 different fabrics or with lots of scraps!. A good opportunity to develop your rotary cutting skills too!
Cross Breeze Quilt
Friday 20th April 2018 10am-4pm £30+£6.50 pattern plus materials
Back by popular demand!! This workshop is always a great class and lots of people have asked if we can repeat it. Our shop version of the quilt uses black,white and purple but this quilt looks beautiful in all sorts of colours and fabric designs. A quick and accurate way to tackle a big quilt!
with Jacquie Gale
Tuesday 24th April 2018 10am-4pm £30 plus materials
A great opportunity to get to grips with a new quilting technique under the guidance of an expert! Jacqui is an extremely talented free machine quilter . If you've done some free machine quilting then this class will help to develop your skills even further. Jacquie will guide you through how to set up your machine and how by using wadding to layer areas of your quilt along with washaway thread, you can aad depth to your quilting designs.
Court House Steps
Thursday 26th April 2018 10am-4pm £30+Materials
This beautiful quilt was made by Margaret, one of our customers. If you'd like to have a go at making your own gorgeous court house steps quilt than join us for this workshop. Perfect for using pre-cut batiks available in store! A great quilt for beginners or more experienced quilters.
Jennie Rayment Workshop - Friday 27th April 2018 10am-4pm £45 plus materials
PROJECT TO BE CONFIRMED...
Beginners Long Arm Quilting Workshops
Dates to suit please get in touch .........£40 per person
Once a month we run a sewing club. This is a great opportunity to start a new project, share ideas and patterns with others, show and tell or just have a cuppa and a good chat. The date varies depending on whether we have a quilt show. Sign up for our newsletter (see bottom of home page) to receive regular updates!
Sewing club runs
10am-12.30pm .......... £3 per person
Fri 12th January 2018
Fri 9th February 2018
Fri 16th March 2018
Fri 13th April 2018
Visit the 'Quilting Retreats' page on our website to found more about our exciting new quilting weekends held at The Chichester Park Hotel, Chichester West Sussex. Taught by internationally renowned tutors including Christine Porter, Gail Lawther, Dawn Cameron-Dick and Lynne Edwards.
Classes are taught in Chichester West Sussex. Are you a quilting group or perhaps a group of friends who have always fancied having a go at patchwork? Any of the patchwork classes listed can be scheduled for your individual group at a date and time that suits you best. Get in touch to find out more firstname.lastname@example.org
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