Star Quilt – new course starting March 2022

star quilt patchwork course

This is a series of sessions for intermediate to advanced quilters in which you will develop and enhance your skills.

Sessions run on a regular slot and the price shown is per session. You will be buying a total of 10 sessions but they do not have to all be purchased at the start, it’s entirely up to you.

If you already have some patchwork skills but would like to stretch them a little then look no further than our Star quilt course. Over the course of 10 sessions you will be walked through a series of blocks and piecing techniques that will develop your existing patchwork skills. The quilt is made from a series of irregularly sized blocks which are quilted ‘as you go’ and then joined together with a sashing technique. This process allows for quilting of each block individually reducing the need for a large quilt to be quilted on a normal sewing machine.

This stunning star themed quilt works well with fabrics such as batiks,  sometimes very distinct ranges can make the overall look too busy. If you choose from a specific range please be careful in case it is discontinued during the course.

Finished quilt size is 73″ x 88″.

 

 

Cost

£30.00

Date

06 Sep 2022

Time

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Book Event

Star quilt £30
Available Tickets: 6
The Star quilt ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.

What you will need

Fabric requirements are;

  • light fabrics – choose at least 4 and have 4.5m in total
  • medium fabrics – choose at least 4 and have 2m in total
  • dark fabrics – choose as least 4 and have 2m in total
  • Sashing – 1.5m
  • Binding – 0.75m
  • Backing – 5m (or 4 x 1.25m if you would like a patchwork back)
  • Wadding – King size 120″ x 120″ or 120″ x 124″

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.

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.

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Tanya Tunley

Tutor

Tanya Tunley

Tanya is a complete patchwork addict, with fabric stashes to match. Having attended patchwork courses herself in the past, she knows how important it is to have a calm and patient approach when passing on these skills to others. With an enduring love of sewing, knitting and craft, Tanya's life has taken many turns. After studying a biochemistry degree, she trained to become a solicitor, later becoming an NCT antenatal teacher when she became a mum to her four children. She now thoroughly enjoys running patchwork classes at Made and Making.

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