Christmas Creative Textiles Workshops with Jan Tillett
Workshop are for all levels
These workshops will develop a range of sewing skills – and if you use Christmas fabrics for them all you will have a lovely collection of fabric accessories ready for December!
Christmas in July - Sunday 2nd July
Make an early start on your Christmas decorations. At this workshop you will learn how to make a useful fabric bowl, Christmas tree napkins, small fabric decorations and a Christmas stocking!
Free motion Appliqué Cushion - Thursday 7th September
Using the Accuquilt die cutter you will create a cushion cover decorated with free motion appliqué. Also add some free motion writing to personalise your cushion. A variety of designs will be available – birds, flowers and even Christmas designs.
An Introduction to Patchwork and Quilting - Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd October
Two days to learn the basics of patchwork and quilting. You will learn how to cut fabric with a rotary cutter, how to sew the pieces together, how to quilt and bind. You will make three different designs which will then be joined to make a long table mat.
Mini Carry-All - Sunday 29th October
With the kind permission of the Quilters Trading Post we will use their pattern to make a useful carry-all. Ideal for your sewing equipment, as a small bag to carry your travel essentials, or even a lunch bag.
Teas/Coffees/Cake will be provided. Please bring your own lunch.
Cost: Please contact Julie for prices
Important Notes: Materials are not provided but can be purchased on the day. Please bring your own sewing machine and kit.