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May 2017
£25

“Through the Porthole” Wall hanging with Debra Jarrad

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

We are very pleased to introduce Debra Jarrad to you,who now works with us in the shop. She very kindly has offered to run her “view through the porthole” project as a workshop. Folded and free motion stitched layers of fabric make up the beach and sea.  The round aperture and Porthole ring are needle turn appliquéd under.  Free motion quilted in a “plank of wood” pattern with dark stitches and tiny buttons to add to the effect.  Palm trees…

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June 2017
£25

Experimental Techniques with Annabelle Reynolds

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Come and have a fun day stamping, dabbing, scrunching, rubbing, layering and, of course, stitching.  A chance to have ‘a go’ at different colouring techniques on fabric.  You will be making a series of small block panels which you could later make into small projects or incorporate into a larger quilt.  (Paints, stencils and some equipment will be available for use on the day from the tutor for a small reimbursement fee. Other items will be listed on the requirements list). You…

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£25

“Julia’s Bag” Workshop with Julia Reed

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

This is a straightforward small bag (W 12” x H 10”) based on Lynne Edwards’ Windmill bag pattern.  It is very adaptable and forms the basis of most of the bags Julia has made for the shop.The main part is from one piece of fabric, with outer pockets of a contrasting or patterned fabric, and optional inner pockets.  If you have a very striking fabric (or are doing the hexagon version) that you don’t want to ‘spoil’ with outer pockets,…

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£25

Advanced Diagonal Sampler Workshop with Linda Hancock

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

The third of this ongoing workshop.  

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£10

Big Stitch Quilting with Heather Jackson

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

We have been asked to rerun this very relaxing and informative morning only workshop with Heather where she  will uncover the other options to machine quilting. Fresh back from her trip with Verona to Quilt Market in St Louis she will we are sure be full of great ideas.  

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July 2017
£25

Trellis Wallhanging with Annabelle Reynolds

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Clever use of toned golds and multiple green fabrics give this wallhanging a realistic 3D quality.  This wallhanging is a perfect backdrop for applique flowers, birds or butterflies.  Some techniques for making these will be demonstrated and covered at the end of the class for you to finish at home.

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£25

Advanced Diagonal Sampler Workshop with Linda Hancock

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

The last for this current term of this ongoing workshop.  

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£110

Summer School with Linda Hancock

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Every day until July 13, 2017

Back by popular demand yet again. Sadly this workshop at the time of going to press has already filled up (news slipped out, sorry!) and is only in an advisory capacity of dates and times. Lunch is provided over the 4 days which is inclusive in the price. We promise to be sneakier next time round and keep our mouths shut!

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£110

Summer School with Linda Hancock

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Every day until July 13, 2017

Back by popular demand yet again. Sadly this workshop at the time of going to press has already filled up (news slipped out, sorry!) and is only in an advisory capacity of dates and times. Lunch is provided over the 4 days which is inclusive in the price. We promise to be sneakier next time round and keep our mouths shut!

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£110

Summer School with Linda Hancock

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until July 13, 2017

Back by popular demand yet again. Sadly this workshop at the time of going to press has already filled up (news slipped out, sorry!) and is only in an advisory capacity of dates and times. Lunch is provided over the 4 days which is inclusive in the price. We promise to be sneakier next time round and keep our mouths shut!

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£110

Summer School with Linda Hancock

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until July 13, 2017

Back by popular demand yet again. Sadly this workshop at the time of going to press has already filled up (news slipped out, sorry!) and is only in an advisory capacity of dates and times. Lunch is provided over the 4 days which is inclusive in the price. We promise to be sneakier next time round and keep our mouths shut!

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Beginning Machine Quilting with Susan Ryan

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

We have been asked and Susan has kindly agreed to rerun this workshop as the previous dates didn’t suit everybody. This workshop is for those who have never machine quilted or for those who are a little rusty and need a refresher. By the end of the day, you will have more confidence with your walking foot and with your free motion foot and you will be ready to put your quilting skills into practice on your own quilt.  You…

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August 2017
£70

House Blocks With Attitude (or Wobbly Houses!) with Katharine Guerrier

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Eight years ago we were very fortunate to have Katharine teach this very same block to us and felt that there are many new faces now that would love this workshop and glean from Katharine’s immense knowledge of Scrap quilting.Liberated piecing techniques are applied to house blocks to give your quilts that contemporary look. This is an improvisational way of working without templates and no two house blocks turn out the same. Quick pieced flying geese units are adapted to…

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£70

House Blocks With Attitude (or Wobbly Houses!) with Katharine Guerrier

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Eight years ago we were very fortunate to have Katharine teach this very same block to us and felt that there are many new faces now that would love this workshop and glean from Katharine’s immense knowledge of Scrap quilting.Liberated piecing techniques are applied to house blocks to give your quilts that contemporary look. This is an improvisational way of working without templates and no two house blocks turn out the same. Quick pieced flying geese units are adapted to…

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