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!
(SAVE £2 if you book the AM and PM sessions)
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. We are currently finishing our sampler project and will shortly be starting a new project (project to be decided by the group)
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)
(advance booking is required as spaces are limited)
MONDAY EVENING PATCHWORK GROUP
(This Beauty measures 88inches square and was made by Shelia, a member of our Thursday group)
A evening group for quilters of all experience levels. Bring your own project to work on or start a new project. How about this beautiful Lace Star Quilt from Cozy Quilt Designs? Our Tues and Thurs groups made these quilts last term and they are beautiful. Lots of suggestions available and help is on hard throughout the evening!
7pm-9.30pm ............... £8 per session
(Payment for the 1st 2 sessions is required in advance. After which payment is required 1 session at a time in advance. This helps us to know numbers and plan for the evening )
2nd October 20th November
16th October 4th December
6th November 18th December
(Advance booking is required as spaces are limited)
TWISTED RAIL FENCE QUILT
Friday 18th August
10am - 4pm.............. £25 plus materials
A perfect quilt for beginners or more experienced quilters alike. This is a fun and speedy quilt which uses colour to create an optical illusion.
DISSAPEARING NINE PATCH
Thursday 24th August
10am-4pm........... £25 plus materials
This is an oldy but a goody! if you've not made one before then why not join us for a fun workshop. This is the perfect project for showing off some feature fabrics you really love or for using up a charm pack (pack of 5inch squares) with just a few colours or perhaps try using scraps to make a more complicated design. Endless possibilities!
Wednesday 13th September
10am-4pm............£35 plus materials
If you enjoy ‘quilt-as- you- go’, you will love this workshop. Learn how to design a complex-looking cushion cover or hanging by alternating different strips of fabric. Watch your design emerge as you add each strip. Spend a fun day with Suzanne learning about Interleave quilts. Start by making a cushion and be inspired to make something big and beautiful!
With Wendy Dolan
After the popularity of last year's class we are really please to announce that Wendy Dolan is returning to teach 2 separate one day classes:
Thursday 21st September
10am-4pm............ £45 plus materials.
Friday 22nd September 2017
10am-4pm............ £45 plus materials.
This is a repeat of the very popular workshop Wendy taught here last year. Learn how to set up your machine for freehand machine embroidery and ‘draw’ with your thread. Develop control of your machine and create exciting textures and patterns which can be translated into pictures, hangings, cushions, clothing and accessories. Create a small landscape picture. (includes a small amount of painting)
develop your machine embroidery skills further and spend the day with Wendy exploring techniques for machine embroidered flowers.
Monday 25th September
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!
FREE MACHINE QUILTING
Tuesday 3rd October
10am-4pm....... £35 plus materials
A great opportunity to get to grips with free motion quilting under the guidance of an expert! Jacqui is an extremely talented free machine quilter who will guide you through how to set up your machine for free machine quilting and lots of tips for success!
Redwork with Pauline
Saturday 14th October
10am-12.30......... £10 plus materials
In this session Pauline will be introducing the 'Blizzard Buddies' quilt project. Perfect for combining Redwork, patchwork and festiveness ! (photos coming soon)
After the success of last terms Redwork class we have decided to offer these on a more regular basis. If you've also attended Pauline's Sashiko class and want to do more then this is the perfect class for you too.
with Jennie Rayment
Wednesday October 11th 2017
10am - 4pm........... £45 plus materials
We are so pleased to welcome Jennie back to teach her brand new class 'Twirling Stars'. Jennie is an internationally renowned tutor famous for her work in fabric manipulation and a regular demonstrator on Create and Craft.
Explore Intriguing, yet simple designs from squares and rectangles. Play with shape and form then roll and fold to create a delightful textured starry block. Make one with a scalloped border embellished with Trumpets or go large and make four with or without a scalloped Trumpet border. For quilts. cushions, wallhangings and bags, this new class from Foldy Rolly Patchwork Pzzazz is a wow. Ideal for all abilities. It’s a tactile twiddle for fiddly fingers!
Tues 17th October
Spend the day learning all about the art of Hawaiian Quilting with the very talented Lesley. This is a hand sewing project so great for picking up and putting down and sewing in front of the telly. Lesley will start you off on a small project and inspire you with her beautiful quilts! Perfect if you love hand sewing!!
ONE BLOCK WONDER QUILT
Wednesday 8th and Wednesday 29th November
10am-2pm ........ £25 per session
(THIS IS A 2 PART WORKSHOP)
These quilts are absolutely stunning. Using a single fabric, the big and wackier the better, cut and sew to create hexagons and the result is the most amazing design you'd never expect. Each one comes out completely different! Try this amazingly addictive technique!
with Abbie Anne Searle
Tuesday 14th November
10am-4pm.........£45 plus materials
We are so pleased to have Abbie back with us to teach 2 days of fantastic Christmas Projects. This time Abbie will be teaching the technique of reverse applique. Projects include her gorgeous Santa and pretty bauables wall hanging.
Christmas Trees with AbbieAnne Searle
Wed 15th November
10am-4pm .......£45 plus materials
More reverse applique! Get yourself in the festive mood and make a gorgeous Christmas tree wall hanging and ditch the artificial tree altogether! A great opportunity to play with metallic threads, beads and sparkles
GIANT JAPANESE FOLDED CUSHION
with Sue Rhodes
Saturday 25th November
10am-4pm..... £40 plus materials
Spend a fun day with Sue and go home with a beautiful cushion. This lovely cushion is easy to make and very effective! The fabric is pieced before being turned into giant japanese folded blocks
LONG ARM QUILTING CLASSES DEMO
Thursday 23rd November
Ever fancied having a go on a long arm quilting machine? We often get customers asking 'Is it difficult?' 'Do you think I'll be able to do it?' well here is your chance to have a look and find out more. Through out the morning we will be doing little demos, come and have a play and find out about our Beginners class and Long arm hire service (Please reserve a place in advance so we can ensure everyone gets to play! 1/2hr sessions will be allocated between 10am and 12)
- Come and learn how to use our APQS Lenni long arm quilting machine and then come and hire the machine to quilt your own quilts .click here for more information.
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 8th sept 2017
Fri 13th Oct 2017
Fri 17th Nov 2017
Fri 8th Dec 2017
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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