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Patchwork and Quilting

Patchwork was originally worked by resourceful women who needed to make warm bed covers. These were made from any old or worn out clothing and scraps of fabric pieced together. Quilting was the process of layering three layers of fabric i.e. the top cover (patchwork) the inner (batting) and the backing fabric. These were than stitched together to hold all three layers in place.

On this workshop you will learn how to create a selection of patchwork blocks:

  • American nine patch block
  • windmill
  • pin wheel
  • log cabin
  • flower basket
  • Working with triangles

Plus paper piecing, hand quilting & machine quilting, selecting the best batting or wadding for your project and how to finish your project off with binding or with mitred corners.


Beginners patchwork quilting lessons. learn at least one new block each week. 6 week course Build up your patchwork quilt.

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