Breezy Blocks quilt top

Breezy blocks quilt top patchwork workshop

Fancy a fun day of patchwork? Fancy using up your one of the Jelly Rolls* in your stash? Perhaps you fancy an excuse to go and buy a new one? Fancy a fun day in our warm and friendly studio with like minded people? Whichever is your reason for booking we can guarantee you you’ll find making this quilt top an awful lot of fun.

(* A jelly roll is a set of 40/42 strips which are 2.5″ tall by 42″ wide, the full width of the fabric. They will include at least one strip from each design in a fabric range meaning that they will all beautifully coordinate taking the fear out of fabric selection).

I love a patchwork project that looks much more complicated than it really is and Breezy Blocks is just that. Which means that it’s totally beginner friendly and completely achievable. Using a precut set of strips also means that its quick and, if cutting isn’t your thing, it will be a stress free workshop for you!

In this day workshop we’ll show you how to make this totally charming and complicated pattern in a totally simple and fun way.

Cost

£69.00

Date

01 Sep 2023
Expired!

Time

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

What will we cover?

You will learn basic patchwork techniques including rotary cutting and sewing using a 1/4″ seam and our tips and tricks for sewing strips.

How will I be taught?

In our light and airy studio by an experienced tutor

Do I need any previous experience or skills?

This quilt top is suitable for complete beginners to patchwork, if you are more of a patchwork pro you’ll find it a fun and rewarding project day.

Are materials provided? Is there anything I need to source myself?

You will need to bring:

a “jelly roll” of your choice. This is a curated set of 42 strips of fabric each 2.5″ wide. (Or an equivalent quantity of fabric already cut into 2.5″ strips)

1.5m of fabric for the border

The finished quilt top measures approx 64″ x 78″

What will I take home with me?

You will have made a good start on your quilt top and have the skills to be able to finish it off at home if necessary. You’ll have a full instruction sheet so you’ll be able to make many more!

Refreshments

Drinks and biscuits will be available but we recommend that you bring a packed lunch with you.

Photography

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.

Category

Tutor

Sarah Brangwyn
Sarah Brangwyn

Owner of Made and Making, Sarah has been sewing all her life. Her passion is helping others to gain the same level of enjoyment from mastering these creative skills. She's known for her infectious enthusiasm, her endless knowledge and for her knack for explaining things clearly, leading to lots of 'aha!' moments. You may have seen her share some of those on the TV channel Sewing Street. In a previous life, Sarah was a branch manager in an insurance firm. Taking redundancy in 2012 allowed her to follow her dream of creating a hub for sewing and craft. At Made and Making Sarah teaches sewing, crochet, needle felting and other craft courses. She's also one of the tutors for the children's workshops. When family life allows, Sarah loves nothing more than immersing herself in her own projects.

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