Improv Sampler Quilt

improv quilt workshop


Are you a seasoned quilter who would like to get out of your comfort zone and try something a bit different? Or are you a beginner? Then this course in improv quilting will suit you. Learn and experiment with exciting improv techniques, then combine them to create an amazing improv quilt sampler.

You will learn free cutting techniques – no rulers here! No worries about having to sew exact quarter inch seams or match up points. There is a freedom and joy in creating improv quilts.

You will learn strip piecing and how to create different patterns with your strips, improv triangles three ways, wonky crosses, and quarter circle blocks. We’ll look at different approaches to joining them all up to make a quilt top, and explore the possibilities of hand and machine quilting.

Suitable for beginners and anyone interested in trying some improv techniques!




01 Feb 2022


9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Book Event

By booking this event you can attend all occurrences. Some of them are listed below but there might be more.

Tue 1st Feb 9:30 am - Tue 1st Feb 12:30 pm
Tue 15th Feb 9:30 am - Tue 15th Feb 12:30 pm
Tue 1st Mar 9:30 am - Tue 1st Mar 12:30 pm
Tue 15th Mar 9:30 am - Tue 15th Mar 12:30 pm
Tue 29th Mar 9:30 am - Tue 29th Mar 12:30 pm

Improv quilt £185
Available Tickets: 2
The Improv quilt ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.

What you will need

  • 7 fat quarters of 100% cotton coordinating fabrics – a mixture of dark, medium and light tones/ contrasting colours and/or patterns all work well. Anything goes in improv! If you want to use up large scraps, you can bring those along too.
  • Backing fabric (for the back of the quilt) and cotton wadding are also required but won’t be needed until later in the course
  • Thread(cotton or polyester)

Covid precautions

Whilst we continue to live with Covid where at all possible please bring your own sewing machine and sewing kit. Resources are available on-site if necessary. Please view our Covid-19 page for the latest guidance.

With effect from the 1st January 2022 we will be asking for proof of a negative lateral flow test, taken within 24 hours of your attendance.


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


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.

Jane Spedding


Jane Spedding

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