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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September 2018

Appliqué Club with Diane

3rd September 2018 @ 10:30 am - 15th October 2018 @ 4:00 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise
£140

The Appliqué Club with Diane class is an inspirational and interesting class where you'll learn and practise a variety of appliqué techniques. All could be used for wall hangings, blocks for a quilt, a front for a bag or for cushions. All can be hand- or machine-sewn and then quilted as necessary. It's inspirational!

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Memory Quilt techniques with Sue Everett

4th September 2018 @ 1:15 pm - 16th October 2018 @ 4:15 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise
£65
Photo of a drawing illustrating lots of memories in the top of someone's head - to illustrate our Memory Quilt techniques class

About Memory Quilt techniques with Sue Everett Take a walk down Memory Lane with our Memory Quilt techniques class. We'll spend four afternoons looking into the techniques required to make your own memory quilt. We will cover design, stabilising fabrics, photo-printing, embellishment and more. So whether you choose to make a quilt, wall-hanging or cushion at the end of the classes, the finished item will be unique! Dates and times This class will run over the following 4 Tuesdays in…

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October 2018

Saturday Start Quilting class

27th October 2018 @ 11:00 am - 8th December 2018 @ 3:30 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise
£70
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…

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March 2019

Saturday Start Quilting class – Spring 2019

March 2 @ 11:00 am - April 13 @ 3:30 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise
£75
Photo of a gate draped with a quilt similar to ones you can learn to make at The Peacock and the Tortoise

Our first Saturday Start Quilting session was a great success, so we're doing this popular course again! Come along and try your hand at making a patchwork quilt in our Saturday Start Quilting Sessions. These Saturday sessions are great for people who work during the week, to give them the chance to experience quilting over a series of four Saturdays. You will learn patchwork basics including various 9-patch, 16-patch and log cabin blocks, how to add sashing and borders and…

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Introduction to Wet Felting

March 25 @ 1:30 pm - April 8 @ 3:30 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise
£60

Introduction to Wet Felting is a short course that's designed to change preconceived ideas about wet felting being a hard slog! It's very enjoyable and easier than you think...

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