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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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)
With Gail Lawther
Wednesday 23rd May 10am-4pm £45 plus materials - 3 spaces left
Join us for what is certain to be another fantastic day with Gail Lawther. Spend the day creating your very own 'Seaside Sampler' design; one of Gail's newest projects.
Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment!
Redwork and Sashiko Classes
Saturday 2nd June 2018, Saturday 30th June 2018, Tuesday 17th July, Saturday 18th August
Each session runs from 10-12.30 and costs £10 per session plus materials. 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.
Janome/Elna Feet and Accessories Morning + Sewing Machine Demos
Friday 8th June 10am - 12 £5 per person
Come and spend a couple of ours with Jayne Brogan from Janome Uk learning about feet and acessoreis for your machine. You must have a janome/Elna machine to attend this session
In the afternoon there will be a free demo session on the lovely Elna sewing machines we stock. Come and talk to Jayne about what Elna have to offer and try out one of our beauties with the expert on hand!
NEW GROUP!! Heirloom Wall hanging Group - with Lesley
Mon 11th June, Mon 23rd July and Mon 13th Aug - 10am -1pm £12 per session plus materials
If you like to hand sew then this is the group for you. Lesley is an extremely talented and is running this lovely group to share her beautiful hand work with you. Samples available in the shop
Create you own handsewn piece using many patchwork designs including hexagons, diamonds, suffolk puffs, somerset folded, log cabin and crazy. Try cathedral windowms, Mariners Compass, baby blocks and motif applique.
Use embroidery stitches, small buttoms, beats to embellish your work. Hunt for old broaches, broken necklaces, single earrings etc to make your piece special to you.
Quilt in a day 'Take 1 Panel'
Wednesday 13th June 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! Other panel quilt projects available for you to choose from
Liberty Quilt with Tanya
Tues 19th June 2018 10am-4pm £30 plus materials
This qult used liberty fat quarters from the newest collection of Liberty Quilting Cotton. It;s flexible and you can play around with the size. Quick to cut and piece and not too much thinking just lots of fun! Can of course be done with other fabrics too. Both collections of Liberty quilting fabric can be found in store
Flower Banners with AbbieAnne Searle
Monday 25th June 2018 10am - 4pm £45 plus materials
We are so pleased to be able to invite AbbieAnne back all the way from Cornwall. This is a rare opportunity as she's stopping by on her way home from Sandown. Abbie is an absolute hoot. You'll learn lots, get to be really creative and go home feeling positive. AbbieAnne is one of those people that inspires! These banners are just gorgeous and use reverse applique amongst other techniques. Don't miss out on a really fun day!
Interleave Cushion with Suzanne
Tuesday 3rd July 2018 10am-4pm £35 plus materials
Suzanne is repeating her lovely interleave cushion class. This is a great technique and produces beautiful results. These stunning cushions were made in the last class
Wednesday 11th July 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. Back by Popular demand, this is our 3 set of One Block Wonder classes!
Friday 1st June and Friday 15th June 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 5th June 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! This class is ideal for anyone who would like to try Hawaiian Quilting for the first time or if you have already attended 1 session with Lesley and would like help with where to go next.
Spinning Star Table Topper with Suzanne
Thursday 19th July 2018 10am-4pm £35 plus materials
Spend fun day with the lovely Suzanne making a gorgeous table topper. A speedy project with great results!
Free Machine Quilting with Jacquie
Wednesday 25th July 2018 10am-4pm £35 materials
Jacquie is an extremely talented Free Machine quilter. If you've never tried it before or had a go but not been very happy with the results then this is the class for you. Jacquie will help you set up your machine and have you free machine quilting in no time
Cactus Wreath Quilt with Tanya
Friday 10th August 2018 10am-4pm £30 plus materials
Fran enjoyed making the sample for this quilt so much she made it twice in two colourways!
a lovely quilt made of 2 different blocks. Using a selection of fabrics in 2 colours and a background fabric to make this beautiful quilt. Different size options available
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 6th July
Fri 3rd Aug
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 email@example.com
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