In this introductory course you will learn all the basic skills of patchwork and quilting and make a beautiful sampler quilt.
Each class will guide you through a number of techniques that you will work on in the class and then work on between classes.
You will make 12 12”blocks using rotary cutting, machine piecing, English paper patchwork, applique, foundation piecing, hand and machine quilting and binding.
You will make the following blocks together with 2 foundation pieced ones to make a 40” x 53” quilt.
Wild goose chase
Rose of Sharon
8 fat quarters of 100% cotton coordinating fabrics – a mixture of dark, medium and light tones.
1m background fabric that coordinates with your patchwork fabric.
Backing fabric and cotton wadding are also required but this will be discussed in week one.
PLEASE ALSO BRING
Reel of 100% cotton thread in a neutral colour (light grey/beige)
Quilt rulers and rotary cutters will be provided and
During your first session you will also be informed about which wadding and backing fabric to buy.
You will also need to purchase a rotary cutter, pathwork ruler and cutting mat to complete your homework, although these will all be available at our studio duing the sessions. We recommend the Creative Grids set which can be found at