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 protected]
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.
NEW!!! Monday Afternoon Group!
1pm to 4pm £8
(or come for the morning too and pay £14 for the whole day)
(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)
Join us once a month for a cuppa and a chat with optional sewing!!
Our sewing club is a monthly social group. Bring a long a project you are working on or perhaps a project you busy choosing fabric for, bounce ideas of others and see what everyone else is sewing!
No need to book £3 per person includes tea and biscuits
Friday 16th Aug
Friday 6th Sept
Fri 4th Oct
Fri 1st Nov
Fri 29th Nov
Redwork and Sashiko Classes
Sat 17th Aug, Sat 14th Sept, Sat 12th Oct, Sat 2nd Nov, Sat 7th Dec 2019
Each session runs from 10-12.30 and costs £12 per session plus materials. Sign up for as many sessions as you like!
Back by popular demand we have a Redwork/Sashiko class running every month. Join Pauline for a relaxed 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. All welcome. If you've attended a class before but enjoy hand sewing with the company of likely minded people you're most welcome to join us again.
Heirloom Wall hanging Group - with Lesley
Mon 12th Aug, Mon 9th Sept, Mon 21st Oct, Mon 4th Nov, Mon 2nd Dec- 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.
We've been running the group for a while now so some of our members have moved on to other exciting projects with Lesley. If you'd like to join please get in touch!
STRIP TUBE CLUB!
Thurs 19th Sept, Thurs 17th Oct, Thurs 28th Nov, Thurs 12th Dec 10am-1pm £12 per session, plus materials
We are massive fans of the Cozy Quilt designs 'Strip Tube' Ruler and we know that lots of you have enjoyed using it too! We decided it was time for a Strip Tube Club! Once a month we will be showing you new blocks and ideas that can be done with this fantastic ruler! So why not bring your ruler along and get sewing! If you're new to strip tubing then don't worry! We are the main stockist of this brilliant ruler here in the UK!!
Roman Strips Quilt with Tanya
Thurs 5th Sept 2019 10am - 4pm £35 Plus Materials
This speedy quilt is taken from the 'Cozy Quilt design's Strip Tubing book and is an absolute joy to make! We used gorgeous blue batiks for ours but the possibilities are endless. If you own a strip tube ruler then this is a great project for you or if you're new to the technique and would like to give it a try then this class is a good place to start! Pop in and see our shop sample!
Braid Quilt with Fran
Wed 11th Sept 10am-4pm £35 plus Materials
A great project for 2.5 inch strips! Spend the day with Fran learning how to make a Braid Quilt. Our ongoing Batik addiction continues. Do pop in and take a look at the sample as the photo doesn't do it justice!
Project Linus Day
Friday 13th Sept 2019 10am-4pm
(Free to attend but please bring fabrics to donate/use)
Project Linus is a brilliant project that provides quilts to children who are poorly, in care or suffering some kind of trauma throughout the uk. We regularly support this cause and are holding another one of our Linus days. PLease sign up and come and help make quilts for children in our local area. There isn't a charge to attend but please bring fabrics you are happy to donate/use in the quilts. Linus have asked for bright and cheery childrens designs.
Glorious Gardens with Gail Lawther
Tues 17th Sept 10am-4pm £45 plus materials
Spend a fun day with Gail creating one of her gorgeous cottage garden designs from her beautiful book. This is just one example but Gail has lots of ideas to inspire you. Using Applique and Gail's scribble stitch technique you'll create a beautiful cottage garden piece all of your own! Spaces are limited so book early to avoid disappointment!
Suffolk Puff Xmas Tree with Lesley
Mon 23rd Sept 10am- 4pm £35 plus materials
Our clever Lesley has been at it again!! These suffolk puff trees are beautiful and if you've seen any of Lesley's work before you know they will be embellished with all sorts of treasures. Join Lesley for a day of Christmas tree making and sparkly things!!
Cactus Wreath Quilt with Tanya
Wed 25th Sept 10am-4pm £35 + pattern £6.50 Plus Materials
Join Tanya for a fun day of sewing and make your very own Cactus Wreath Quilt. Designed by Cozy Quilt Designs this brilliant pattern uses just 2 blocks and lends itself to alsorts of fabrics. Perfect for Jelly Rolls too! We have two samples in store, A stunning red and green Christmas one and a beautiful blue sea themed one.!
Christmas Stockings and Advent Calendars with Tanya
Mon 7th Oct 2019 10am-4pm £35 plus materials
Spend the day making advent calendars or stockings and get ahead of yourself in time for Christmas. We have a wide variety of panels available in the shop so there's something for all ages and tastes. This class is perfect for beginners too
TT Magic with Jenny Rundle
Wed 9th Oct 2019 10am-4pm £45 plus materials
After an inspiring talk at a local quilt group, some of my customers requested a workshop with Jenny Rundle. We are please to welcome Jenny to The Little House of Patchwork to teacher her TT Magic workshop. Using one of her wonderful pictorial tea towels Jenny will guide you through the process to make this gorgeous quilt. Tea towels of Devon, Dorset, North Wales, Hampshire, Suffolk, Sussex, Warwickshire and Wiltshire are available so there's something to suit everyone.
Dresden Plate and Grandmother's Fan with Jenny Rayment
Tues 15th Oct 2019 10am-4pm £45
Join Jenny for a fun day exploring the dresden plate and grandmother's fan blocks. This class is a repeat for last term as it proved so popular! Jenny will share all her tips and techniques with you and you'll be wipping up beautiful Dresden plates before you know it!
Christmas Discount Day!!
Wed 23rd October 2019 10am-4pm
All our Christmas fabrics will have 10% off today so why not pop in and stock up on some lovely fabrics ready to make things for Christmas! We've a huge selection of panels too including advent calendars, wall hangings, place mats and more!
Fabric Boxes with Fran
Fri 25th Oct 2019 10am -1pm £15 plus materials
These boxes are highly addictive and are perfect for using up some of your stash!! You can make a variety of different sizes and they are perfect for storing children's toys, sewing things or as gift boxes for Christmas!
Le Moyne Magic with Tanya
Thurs 31st October 2019 10am-4pm £35+£6.50 pattern. Plus Materials
Join Tanya for another Strip Tubing project from Cozy Quilt Designs. Use the strip tube ruler to create beautiful Le Moyne Star blocks the speedy way!
One Block Wonder with Suzanne (2 part class)
Fri 8th Nov (10am-4pm) and Fri 22nd Nov (10-12.30) £50
No Measure Bargello 2 part class - With Fran
Tues 12th and Tues 26th Nov 10-2 £40 +£6.50 pattern
Using the Cozy Quilt Designs ' No Measure Bargello' Pattern, Fran will guide you through the steps to make a stunning Bargello quilt in colours of your choosing! Designed as a 2 part class, with 2 weeks in between so you can return all ready for stage 2!!
Christmas Wall Hanging with Lesley
Mon 18th November 10am-4pm £35 plus materials
Spend a relaxing day hand sewing with Lesley and create a beautiful hexi christmas tree wall hanging. Lesley's well know for her hand quilting and embellishments so theres sure to be plenty of sparkle here too!
'Quilt As You Go' Table Runner/and or table mats - with Tanya
Wednesday 20th Nov 2019 10am-4pm £35 plus materials
Come and spend a fun day sewing and go home with a gorgeous table runner. We are repeating this class as it was so popular last term and lots of ladies showed interest in making these ready for Christmas. This project uses a fantastic new product which we now stock. The June Tailor Pre Printed Waddings are designed for a variety of projects including table runners and table mats. We also stock their lovely bags too. It's perfect for accurate piecing and makes quilt as you go projects even quicker. (You will need the pre-printed table runner wadding pack for this course, £14.95 available on the day)
As well as getting you addicted to the quilt as you go techique we will also teach you how to bind awkward angles too! a very useful skill!
Know Your Sewing Machine - with Fran
Tues 3rd Sept (Know your machine), or Tues 1st Oct (Sewing Machine Feet), or Tues 29th Oct 2019 (Sewing Machine Stitches) 10am-12.30 £12 per session
This session is designed for those who are new to using a machine sewing. Perhaps you have treated yourself to a sewing machine but haven't felt brave enough to take it out the box? or maybe you've had your machine a little while but don't feel confident. We'll cover all the basics as well as sharing some handing tips to help you get the best out of your machine
If you're looking to purchase a machine but aren't sure what you would like this is also a great opportunity to try out some of the wonderful Elna machines we stock and get a real idea of which features you just can't live without
Quilt as You Go Christmas Stockings with Tanya
Wed 4th Dec 10am-2pm £15 plus materials
Using the fab June Tailor Products and the Quilt as you go technique to make a stunning Christmas Stocking. This workshop is perfect for beginners!
Pineapples 3 Ways with Jennie Rayment
Fri 6th Dec 10am-4pm £45 plus materials
Join Jennie for a new workshop at The Little House of Patchwork. Jennie will be teaching her Pineapple blocks workshop where you'll explore different techniques to produce stunning pineapple log cabin style blocks. As always Jennie's workshops are packed full of techniques, hints, tips and laughter!! Spaces are limited to book early to avoid disappointment!
Baubles and Bells with Lesley and Fran
Tues 10th Dec 10am-4pm £35 plus materials
Spend the day making Christmas decorations with Lesley and Fran. In the morning you'll make this stunning No Sew folded fabric bauble. and in the afternoon Lesley will teach you how to make a beautiful bell for your Christmas tree. Samples can be seen in the shop!
Beginners Long Arm Quilting Workshops
Dates to suit please get in touch .........£40 per person
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 protected]
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