Freya (she/her) is co-owner of Crafty Sew and So, and workshops co-ordinator. As well as teaching our award winning beginners sewing and craft workshops, Freya develops our sewing patterns and kits.
Introduction to Patchwork and Quilting
Looking for a creative way to spend your weekend? Join our patchwork and quilting workshop! It's a great introduction to the basics of patchwork and quilting.
This beginner-friendly class will teach you the basics of piecing together fabric to create beautiful and functional quilts. With guidance from our experienced instructor, you'll learn how to select fabrics, cut and sew patches, and assemble a mini quilt or a quilted cushion cover.
Whether you're a seasoned crafter or a newcomer to sewing, this workshop is the perfect opportunity to relax, learn a new skill, and make something special. In this class, you’ll learn easy ways to measure, cut and sew your first patchwork project, or pick up tips and tricks to develop your skills.
What you will learn:
- Use a quilting ruler to accurately square off and measure your fabric
- Use a rotary cutter with a ruler and cutting mat to accurately cut your fabric strips and pieces
- Join your pieces with a 1/4 inch seam
- Create a quilt sandwich
- Quilt your sample
- Finish with binding
- Turn your mini quilt in to a cushion cover.
What is included:
- All equipment required
- Your instructions
- Fabric, wadding and binding for you sample
- Tea and biscuits
You will need to bring:
- Nothing, just yourself!
There is a maximum of 4 guests in this workshop.