COUNTRY SAMPLER QUILT

As seen in British Patchwork and Quilting Magazine January 2020. Come along and learn a range of patchwork skills including accurate piecing, applique and foundation piecing.  We will make 16 blocks and assemble them with sashing and borders, with plenty of scope for you to personalise your own quilt.  This will be a king size bed quilt….

MEMORY QUILTING

Do you have a collection of old clothes that are just too precious to give or throw away?  Then why not transform them into a memory cushion, wallhanging or quilt?  Let us guide you through the process of selecting and preparing your fabrics and designing your project.  We will show you how to get the most out of…

FREE MACHINE QUILTING FOR THE TERRIFIED!

New for 2020, this fun workshop will aim to move you on from “in-the-ditch” quilting and from quilting straight lines. Using a variety of techniques we will work on quilting common patchwork shapes to find a style and method that suits you best. This workshop is aimed at those with some quilting experience who are…

CHRISTMAS MINIATURES

Add a personal touch to your Christmas this year with these fun and easy-to-make miniature embroideries. Measuring just 1½ inches, these are quick projects that have many uses – tree decorations, gift labels, place markers, pendants, brooches, bag charms, Christmas card motifs. What will yours become? This is a fun and festive workshop where all…

FESTIVE TABLE RUNNER AND PLACEMATS

Set the table in style this Christmas with our handmade table runner and matching placemats. Our festive designs can be easily adapted to fit your table size and can be worked in any colour to match your festive décor. Simple yet striking in design, our project is suitable for those without previous patchwork experience. This…

CHRISTMAS TEXTILES

Make your friends and family feel extra special this Christmas with a handmade Christmas gift or card with a difference. Our textile designs are fun to make and the perfect project to try your hand at a few new skills, including patchwork, appliqué and machine embroidery.  The designs can be used for cards, bags, aprons, cushions…

BARGELLO QUILT

Originating from a 17th century Italian embroidery design, Bargello quilts look incredibly intricate and difficult to make. However, using  modern techniques we will show you how to make an easy and impressive quilt.   This project would make a fantastic wall hanging, lap quilt or could form the centre of a larger quilt. Using just…

HOW TO EMBROIDER MANDALAS

Mandalas have been used for centuries as spiritual symbols of the universe, love and meditation.  We take a modern look at these beautiful designs and choose our fabric and threads to create a beautiful piece of embroidery art.   Suitable for complete beginners and experienced stitchers alike, this one day workshop will include: Designing your own…

THE ESSENTIAL CRAFT BAG

This gorgeous bag has been designed by a crafter, for crafters. Each of the 5 pockets have been carefully planned to accommodate all your awkward, craft essentials including: 6½ x 24½ quilter’s ruler, 12½ x 12½” quilter’s ruler, A3 cutting mat, A5 notebook and pens, rotary cutter, scissors, glasses and more. The main section of…

FESTIVE CUSHIONS

Decorating the home for Christmas is one of the loveliest things to do and to celebrate the festive period we have designed these beautiful, fun cushions. Patterns will be provided for both designs, just in case you can’t choose which one to make! You can never have too many cushions and these can be made…