Workshops and classes

Here’s a list of all of our upcoming workshops and classes. Select each one to read more about it, including when it’s on, what it involves and whether it’s aimed at beginners or people with more experience. To find out more or book a class, contact us online or call 01738 717009. Thank you!

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February 2019

Start Using the Sewing Machine

16th February 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
£45
Close-up photo of the needle and plate of a sewing machine

This is a very good foundation course for those who have never used a sewing machine or those who have used a very ancient one.  Learn how to thread, operate and troubleshoot.  Learn what all the stitches are for and what the different feet are used for. You will go away with a small zippered bag. materials: there will be a small bag with all you need, for £5.  Just bring lunch! Tutor: Trudy Duffy

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Creative Textiles 2019

18th February 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 20th May 2019 @ 4:30 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise
£70

About Creative Textiles Explore your creative potential with Creative Textiles! Learn exciting textile techniques over four sessions to create a very personal stitched document. Choose your own theme for inspiration or just enjoy playing with colour and texture and see what happens when you experiment! Create a one-stop sampler of mixed media techniques that can be a resource for your future projects. This semester you will be working on books! Dates and times This class will run over the following 4…

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Carry-on Quilting & Patchwork class (Tuesday mornings A)

19th February 2019 @ 10:30 am - 28th May 2019 @ 12:30 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise
£75
Photo of a quilt made at The Peacock and the Tortoise, draped over a statue in Perth's High Street

The Carry-on Quilting & Patchwork class is for those who can already do patchwork and quilting and are familiar with all the common blocks and quilting techniques. This class will teach more advanced techniques, share tips and include curves and blocks that give secondary designs. Dates and times This class runs on all 8 of the following Tuesday mornings, from 10.30am until 12.30pm. Tuesday 19th February Tuesday 5th March Tuesday 19th March Tuesday 2nd April Tuesday 16th April Tuesday 30th April Tuesday 14th…

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Quilty Pleasures Groups (Tuesday evenings, Group A, from 19/2/19)

19th February 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 28th May 2019 @ 9:00 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise
£65

About Quilty Pleasures groups The Quilty Pleasures groups are for people who want to meet up and sew in a creative environment with an expert tutor on hand and an open shop for supplies! These groups were born from previous or current students of classes who want to carry on quilting on their own projects and get on top of their unfinished projects. Come along and finish your own projects, go back over previous blocks or techniques with help or…

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Quilty Pleasures Groups (Thursday mornings from 21/2/19)

21st February 2019 @ 10:30 am - 30th May 2019 @ 12:30 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise
£65

About Quilty Pleasures groups The Quilty Pleasures groups are for people who want to meet up and sew in a creative environment with an expert tutor on hand and an open shop for supplies! These groups were born from previous or current students of classes who want to carry on quilting on their own projects and get on top of their unfinished projects. Come along and finish your own projects, go back over previous blocks or techniques with help or…

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