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 2019

Quilty Pleasures Groups (Tuesday evenings x 8, from 3/9/19)

September 3 @ 7:00 pm - 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, which run over 8 days, 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…

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Quilty Pleasures groups (Thursday mornings x 8)

September 5 @ 10:30 am - 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, which run over 8 days, 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…

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

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise
£75

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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Understanding sewing patterns

September 6 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise
£45

In this class you will make a toile (a calico practice run) of your chosen pattern , learning the best pattern adjustments and getting it properly fitted and ready to make into your final garment. You will also be cutting your material and preparing to sew for your final garment on the day. The emphasis is on getting the best out of your pattern and making a toile fit and preparing you for an excellent final finish on the garment. The tutor is Gill McBride.

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Crash Course in Quilting

September 14 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Peacock and The Tortoise
£45

Ever wondered what the fuss is about? In this course you will learn some of the basics of quilting: rotary cutting, piecing a block and sandwiching it with wadding and backing. This could be the start of a beautiful hobby! With tutor Sam Scott. Dates and times This class runs on Saturday 14th September from 10.30am until 4.30pm. What to bring / what we give you You'll need four fat quarters (we recommend you buy these on the day at start of class),…

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