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Saturday Start Quilting class

27th October 2018 @ 11:00 am - 8th December 2018 @ 3:30 pm

Photo of a quilt made in a class held in The Peacock and the Tortoise

About Saturday Start Quilting class

Come along and try your hand at making a patchwork quilt in our Saturday Start Quilting sessions.

You will learn patchwork basics including various 9-patch, 16-patch and log cabin blocks. You’ll also learn how to add sashing and borders and how to complete your quilt with quilting and binding.

These sessions will run from 11:00am until 3.30pm with four hours in class being both tutored and supervised as you crack on with the sewing in our workroom. Options to make a wall hanging, lap quilt, single bed quilt or bed runner. We’ll give you a handout so you can come along with your materials ready to start.

Dates and times

This class will run over the following 4 Saturdays in 2018, from 11:00am to 3:30pm (with a 30-min lunch break):

  1. Saturday 27th October
  2. Saturday 10th November
  3. Saturday 24th November
  4. Saturday 8th December

What to bring

Please bring a general sewing kit: small sharp pointed scissors, pins and a notebook to take notes. We’ll also give you a handout when you book, so you can come along with your materials ready to start.


The total cost is £70 for all 4 classes.

How to book / any questions?

To book this class, and/or if you have any questions about the class, please phone 01738 717009, email us online or pop into the shop!

Prefer a weekday Start Quilting and Patchwork class?

We also run 8-day Start Quilting and Patchwork classes on Monday evenings (7-9pm), Tuesday mornings (10.30am-12.30pm), Wednesday evenings (7-9pm) and Thursday mornings (10:30am – 12:30pm).


27th October 2018 @ 11:00 am
8th December 2018 @ 3:30 pm
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