The PatchWorks

91 Patrick Street, Hobart, Tas 7000
(03) 6234 2279

The Patch Works

The Patch Works offers an extensive and varied range of patchwork fabric. Fabric for traditional patchwork quilts and fabric for contemporary quilting including many batiks and Kaffe Fassett fabrics. The PatchWorks has classes throughout the year and offers a beginners patchwork quilt class with free tuition to get you started.

Term 1 Class List - 2020

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.

Absolute Beginners! Free Class!

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  8 March  and  22 March
Sunday  24 May  and  7 June


Hexie Stars

A quilt with enormous wow factor, spectacular Kaffe Fassett prints set with a sizzling contrast fabric, suitable for beginners but some experience helpful.

Sunday 5 April
$60 - Jill Griffin

Star Blossom

Jill has chosen the prettiest fabrics for this appealing quilt perfect for a little girl’s bedroom. Would be a good second design choice for those who have completed our Absolute Beginners classes, or beginners with a little knowledge.

Sunday 10 May
$60 - Jill Griffin

Circular Circus Mark 3 - Quilt As You Go

This class is designed to teach construction techniques for quilt as you go blocks which are quilted individually prior to assembling a whole quilt. This reduces the areas to be quilted into smaller, manageable units which can be later joined together to make a quilt or wall hanging. You will be required to prepare some suitable blocks prior to class. Instructions will be included in the list of other requirements for the class.

Sunday 17 May
$60 - Virginia Koster

Beginners Machine Quilting

Learn the basic skills needed to quilt with your sewing machine, including quilt preparation, needle and thread requirements, correct tension, walking foot and free motion quilting.

Sunday  3 May
$60 - Virginia Koster

Around the Bend - Curved Piecing

Practice cutting and piecing curved designs like traditional Drunkards Path blocks and free hand cutting curves.

Sunday 14 June
$60 - Virginia Koster

*UFO Days*

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

23  February
29  March
19  April
31  May
21  June

IMPORTANT! It is essential that you pay for your class or UFO day at the time of booking to secure your place. Two weeks notice of withdrawal is required to receive a refund of your class fee. (We understand that personal emergencies do arise from time to time and the circumstances will be taken into consideration at the time).