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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August 2018

Carry On Quilting and Patchwork class (Thursday evening x 8)

30th August 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 6th December 2018 @ 9:00 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise

About Carry On Quilting and Patchwork class Our Carry On Quilting and Patchwork class is ideal for you if you 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. Count on 8FQs and 2m of background fabric. Every session there will be colour copies of the patterns taught (please bring £1 payable to the tutor). Dates…

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Introduction to Needle Felting

31st August 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 12th November 2018 @ 4:30 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise

Needle Felting is a relatively new craft, which replicates the dry felting industrial technique. The Introduction to Needle Felting course will cover 2D and 3D methods, showing how easily beautifully coloured wool roving can be transformed. It is an addictive and inexpensive hobby which can bring hours of pleasure.

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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

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
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
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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