Beginners' patchwork and quilting sampler


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.Y

ou 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. 

Ohio star

Wild goose chase

Card trick

Churn dash

Log cabin

Drunkard’s path

Tumbling blocks

Grandmother’s flower

Dresden plate

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 are provided during your session but you will also need to purchase a rotary cutter, pathwork ruler and cutting mat to complete your homework. We recommend the Creative Grids which can be found at

The sessions are led by Sarah. 

During all of our workshops photographs are taken for promotional purposes only. Please make us aware at the time of booking if you would prefer not to be included.