6 hour workshop
The Village Haberdashery, NW6
Join experienced Free Motion Quilter Trudi Wood in a hands on class to learn (or build on your) free motion quilting skills. Focussing on technique, this class will show you how to set yourself up for success by sharing tips and simple designs which will enable you to finish a project without unpicking or throwing it out of the window!
About your teacher: Trudi learnt to sew at an early age, mastering various stitched crafts including cross stitch, embroidery and dressmaking. After making her own clothes as well as ball gowns she was introduced to patchwork by a colleague. She has now been quilting for more than 20 years, and runs her own Long Arm Machine Quilting business. In her spare time she juggles having teenager at home, an allotment and a part time job for a rights charity. She blogs at Quilting Prolifically.
Skills needed: Students must know how to use a sewing machine.
Materials: You'll need one to bring or buy the following materials for class. Students receive a 10% discount when they purchase supplies in the shop. *2 Fat Quarters plain fabrics *1 Fat Quarter backing fabric *1/2 m Wadding (ideally cotton rich wadding such as Quilters Dream Cotton, Warm & Natural, Warm & White, Hobbs 80/20 - desirable not essential) *Spare plain cotton fabric and wadding for practice pieces *50wt thread
Quilting is an ancient art form and can date back to 3400 BC. The oldest quilt still around today is the Tristan Quilt dated around 1360-1400
Sat 18 Nov, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sat 3 Feb, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sat 21 Apr, 10:00am - 4:00pm
None of the dates work for you? Let the host know and you will be notified when new dates are added.
The Village Haberdashery, West Hampstead
West Hampstead Square
The Village Haberdashery provides sewing and craft classes with a modern spin from their shop and studio in West Hampstead, London. They offer a range of fun and varied courses for students of all levels of experience. From dressmaking to quilting, weaving to macrame, calligraphy to paper crafts, and a host of many other creative classes, The Village Haberdashery is bound to have a workshop for you!
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.