Try patchwork and quilting (09V40CL/23)

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Course details

Course dates and times
Starting on 07 Mar 2024 and running until 07 Mar 2024
Creating something new and unique using patchwork and quilting techniques is really satisfying – and it’s great for the environment too, meaning that old clothes and fabrics can be reused instead of thrown away.

On this free Try session you’ll learn the basics of this absorbing and traditional craft, using a sewing machine as well as trying out some hand stitching too. You’ll even make your own unique piece to take home with you.

Then if you enjoy the session, you’ll have the opportunity to find out about how you can take your learning further, with one of our more in depth courses.

What do I need to join the course?

Just enthusiasm to learn more! No experience of patchwork and quilting is required to join this course.

What do I need to provide for the first session?

This course is completely free and craft materials will be supplied on the day. Bring along a notebook and pen for any notes that you want to make.

How will I be taught?

You will be taught and supported by an experienced tutor and will take part in a range of activities including group and individual work.

What will I learn?

We will look at the basics of using templates and cutting shapes

You will:

  • try making patchwork by hand and by machine
  • be introduced to simple quilting for your patchwork by hand and by machine
  • try basic appliqué
  • be able to make a decision as to whether or not you want to progress to the next course

What could I do next?

After successfully completing this course you and your tutor will discuss your progression to further develop your crafting skills, you may choose to progress to the getting started with patchwork and quilting course.

Can we help you to learn?

You can find more information on the Financial help and additional support page or you can contact us to talk about this and any other support we can provide.

Venue Details

Adult Learning Beverley
Adult Learning Centre, Burden Road, Beverley
HU17 9LW

01482 887670