2019 Quilt as you Go design
March 2019 Thursday 14th thereafter every second Thursday. The design for 2019 comprises of a variety of star designs, including a Mariner's Compass! Finished size approx 77" x 60" 21 sessions in all completing 19th December. Tutor: Kate Ranson Time: 10am-4pm Cost: £525.00 Tea/coffee, biscuits/cake available all day. Please bring a packed lunch.
Sit and Sew
March 2019 Tuesday 12th thereafter every second Tuesday. These are session were you can bring your own project and have the added bonus of having a tutor on hand. These sessions are flexible on times either opt of a full day or maybe a morning or afternoon session might suit you best. Let us know we will try to accommodate. Tutor: Kate Ranson Time: 10am-4pm 10am - 1pm or 1pm - 4pm you choose. Cost: full day £20.00 half days: £10.00 Tea/coffee, biscuits/cake available if you are staying all day don't forget your packed lunch
Wild Flower Wallhanging
March 2019 Tuesday 12th thereafter every second Tuesday. Last year the Wild Flower Quilt was either machine stitched or hand appliqued this all depended on who preferred which method. Course will run for 16 sessions completing on October 8th. Tutor: Kate Ranson Time: 10am - 4pm Cost: £400.00 Tea/Coffee, biscuits/cake will be available all day. Please bring a packed lunch.
March 2019 Tuesday 12th thereafter every second Tuesday for 21 sessions ending on 17th December. Your sampler quilt could be a throw or a wall hanging. Learn an amazing amount of patterns and techniques each quilt turns out so so differently showing how individual quilting can be. Tutor: Kate Ranson Time: 10am -4pm Cost: £525.00 complete course. Tea/coffee,biscuits cake available all day. Please bring a packed lunch.
Machine Embroidery Workshop - Chris Baker
March 2019 Friday 15th How to prepare your fabric,set up your machine for embroidery,produce various textures with your machine.Basic techniques for free machine embroidery - all in the morning session. The afternoon session will see you start your own project or try out what you have learnt on designs supplied by Chris your tutor. Tutor: Chris Baker Time: 10am -4pm Cost: £35.00 Tea/coffee,biscuits/cake available all day.Please bring packed lunch.
Perfect Piecing - copy
29th March - Friday. The day course will take you through measuring,cutting and stitching perfect joins and points. Suitable for beginners. Tutor: Kate Ranson Time : 10am - 4pm
Bindings,Mitred borders and flanges
April 2019 Saturday 13th One day course. Learn the tricks of the trade by practicing the various techniques using small quilt sandwiches. Tutor: Kate Ranson Time: 10am -4pm Cost: £35.00 Tea/coffee,biscuits/cake are available all day. Please bring a packed lunch.
English Paper Piecing
21st June 2019 - Friday An opportunity to play with tessellating shapes and fussy cut fabrics to show them to their best advantage, achieving complicated effects without the hassel. Beware, it can be quite compulsive! Tutor: Kate Ranson Time: 10am -4pm Cost: £35.00
July 19th and 20th. Two days of developing both hand and machine techniques. One day will be spent trying out three different types of machine applique and one day of hand quilting types, giving an insight into the advantages/disadvantages of each and their respective benefits,practical and aesthetic. Tutor: Kate Ranson Time: 10am -4pm Cost; £70.00
Tea Towel Quilts
September 2019 Saturday and Sunday 14th/15th Give your tea towels a chance to shine something more than glasses. I am sure that many people buy or give tea towels which they think are too nice to be used. Kate will guide you in this fun two day workshop to make a small wallhanging and save tea towles from a life of crumpled dampness!
The Fundamentals of Machine Quilting
October 2019 Monday 21st In this one day workshop learn the basic techniques and tricks of successful quilting with your domestic sewing machine. You will learn to set up your machine, make a quilt sandwich and methods of making the quilt top. Ample opportunity to practice both straight and free motion quilting and iron out any problems you mat have. Tutor: Kate Ranson Time: 10am - 4pm Cost: £35.00 Tea/Coffee/Biscuits/Cake available throughout the day. We can look at doing this workshop earlier in the year if we get a group of 4 or more.