Patchwork Classes and Workshops

Classes are taught at The Grange Palmer Place, North Mundham, Chichester West Sussex 

 To find out more or to book please phone us on 01243 696670 or email us at littlehouseofpatchwork@gmail.com

 

QUILT GROUPS

After the success of our Quilt Along Groups we will be continuing with our fortnightly quilting groups and also adding a few more!

The groups run fortnightly from 10am-1pm and cost £8 per session

From this term we are introducing a Tuesday afternoon group from 1pm-3.30pm (£8 per session)

SAVE £2 if you book the AM and PM sessions

(the first 2 sessions payment is required in advance, after which payment for 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.

Monday AM group

 Mon 4th Sept, 18th Sept, 2nd and 16th Oct, 6th and 20th Nov, 4th and 18th December

Tuesday AM and PM Group

Tues 12th and 26th Sept, 10th and 24th Oct, 7th and 28th Nov, 12th Dec

Thursday Group

Thurs 14th and 28th Sept, 12th and 26th Oct, 16th and 30th Nov, 14th Dec 

 

(advance booking is required as spaces are limited) 

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Beginner's 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!

Classes run fortnightly, from 10am - 1pm £12 per session plus materials (payment for the 1st 2 sessions is required in advance. The following sessions can be paid for at the end of each session)

Wednesday 6th and 20th Sept, 4th and 18th Oct, 1st and 22nd Nov, 6th Dec

OR

Saturday 2nd and 23rd Sept, 7th and 28th, 18th Nov, 2nd and 16th Dec

 

 (advance booking is required as spaces are limited) 

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Monday Evening Patchwork Group - 7pm-9.30pm £8 per session

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!

(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 )

 Mon 4th and 18th Sept, 2nd and 16th Oct, 6th and 20th Nov, 4th and 18th Dec

Advance booking is required as spaces are limited 

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This Beauty measures 88inches square and was made by Shelia, a member of our Thursday group

Twisted Rail Fence Quilt - with Tanya - 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!
 

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Disappearing 9 Patch - With Tanya - Thurs 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!

 

 

 

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'Interleave Cushion' with Suzanne

Wednesday 13th Sept 10am-4pm £35 plus materials

 

Intriguing Interleave Quilts

 

 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!

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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 on Thurs 21st and Friday 22nd September 2017

Thurs 21st September - Creative Machine Embroidery - 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) 

Friday 22nd September - Machine Embroidered Flowers - 10am-4pm £45 plus materials develop your machine embroidery skills further and spend the day with Wendy exploring techniques for machine embroidered flowers 

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Roman Stripes with Tanya Mon 25th Sept 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!

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Free Machine Quilting - with Jacqui - Tues 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!

 

 

Saturday Sewing - 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.

 

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 Twirling Stars with Jennie Rayment - Wed 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!

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Hawaiian Quilting with Lesley - Tues 17th October 10am-4pm £30

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!!!

 

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'One Block Wonder Quilt' with Suzanne - Wed  8th and Wed 29th Nov 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!  

 

 

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Reverse Applique with AbbieAnne Searle - Tuesday 14th Nov 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

 

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Wed 15th Nov - Christmas Trees with AbbieAnne Searle - 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!

 

 

 

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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

 

 

 

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Long Arm Quilting Classes

 

Long Arm Quilting - Demo - Thursday 23rd November 10am-12 Free

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

 

 

 

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Sewing Club

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 from 10-12.30 and is £3 per person

Fri 8th sept 2017

Fri 13th Oct 2017

Fri 17th Nov 2017

Fri 8th Dec 2017

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Quilting Retreats

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!

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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 littlehouseofpatchwork@gmail.com

More Class Dates Coming Soon ........