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 - 2024

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  10 March  & 17 March [2 sessions]  9.30-3.30
No tuition fee

Farm Yard Fun

Choose from sheep, cows , pigs, and dogs to make a fun quilt. Some experience would be helpful. The fabric and colors can be coordinated or scrappy. A good way to use up some of that stash you have been collecting for ‘something'.

Sunday  14 April   9.30-3.30

Bento Blocks

This quilt is simple and very effective done in bright bold colors or a more subdued palette. Suitable for beginners with a
bit of experience.

Sunday  9 June   9.30-3.30

Machine Quilting

Learning to machine quilt properly will save you hours of unpicking and give you flat, even results as it is not as easy as it seems. This course is not designed to quilt a finished quilt but rather to have the freedom to practice the techniques of both quilting with a walking foot and free motion quilting.

Sunday  5 May  9.30-3.30

Hand Appliqué

Many award winning quilts are done by needle turn hand appliqué. It often offers very graceful floral and leaf shapes that would not be possible by traditional piecing. It is very portable, needing only a simple sewing kit. Convex and concave curves, leaf points, bias stems and circles will be covered.

Friday 17, 24, 31 May  10.00-12.00

UFO Days

Our most popular day, the original and the best. A full day to work on your latest [or oldest] project, amongst friendly company, with assistance if you want it, and delicious afternoon tea.

Sunday   9.30-3.30   $25

25  February
24  March
28  April
26  May
23  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).