The PatchWorks conducts a number of quilt making classes throughout the year including a free tuition
beginners quilt class for those who would love to make a quilt but don’t know where to start. We have three class terms and publish class lists prior to commencement of each term. Drop by or ring to sign-up for a class.
Machine Patchwork Classes
Our machine patchwork classes are designed to please both beginners and experienced quilters. Skill levels are indicated throughout. Sample quilts are for inspiration, color and fabric can be individually selected, the choice is yours.
* We provide unlimited tea and coffee (and afternoon tea) for class participants, but you will need to bring your own lunch.
A free class designed for those who would love to make a quilt, but don't know where to start. Learn all the correct basic techniques of rotary cutting, machine piecing, including sewing accurate seams, pressing, quilt construction, layering, quilting and binding. These basic skills will allow you to progress to advanced designs with confidence. There is no tuition fee but you will need fabric, tools and sewing machine. A list of all requirements will be supplied when you enroll. Limited places available.
Sunday 7 & 21 October
Sparkling stars dance across this quilt made in Batik, but equally attractive in other fabrics of your choice. Suitable for beginners with a little cutting experience.
Sunday 4 November
$60 - Jill Griffin
An introduction to machine quilting which will include - Preparing and layering the quilt. Suitable threads and needles. Exploring your machine's stitches and tension. Creative walking foot quilting. Free motion quilting. A walking foot and a free motion (darning foot) are essential for this class.
Sunday 11 November
$60 - Virginia Koster
A selection of simple small bags, fabric boxes and stockings, quick and easy to construct, made super festive by the addition of glittery threads, sequins and beads.
Sunday 2 December
$60 - Virginia Koster
Possibly our most popular day, the original and the best, a day to work on any project you want to finish, with assistance if you want it, and delicious afternoon tea, amongst friendly company.
Sunday 9.30-3.30 $20
20 January 2019