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Quilting Two-Day Workshop


Date: 15 January 2011

and 22 January 2011

Saturdays, 10am - 4pm

This two day workshop will be an introduction to creative upcycling using traditional English patchwork and quilting techniques. Inspired by the recent Quilt exhibition at the V & A in London, participants will create a sample quilt piece or will be encouraged to begin a larger piece to be finished in their own time.

Day 1 will introduce you to English patchwork techniques, including paper piecing, sewn by hand.

Day 2 will introduce you to hand quilting techniques and to creating your own ‘stitched messages’ using simple embroidery techniques, inspired by the stories and lettering often found on old quilts.

Pre-loved fabrics will be provided but you are also encouraged to bring your own favourite textilepieces to use, and participants will be encouraged to join in a discussion about the stories and memories associated with these pieces.

Price: £150

Booking Information

Spaces are limited therefore advance booking is strongly recommended.

To book your place, call the FTM on 020 7407 8664 or pay online here 

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