Day Workshops via Zoom

If you want to spend a day learning a specific technique, or creating a great project, then you are in the right place!

Day  Workshops run from 10.00 till 4.00 each day with a break for lunch.

They cost £45 per person (unless specified).

Please email me to request more information or a booking form.

Calendar for 2020 – 21

  • Somerset Star – November 14th 

Purple and gold star created from folded fabric

The Somerset Star design is a 3-Dimensional design created from folding fabrics.  It makes a super picture.  Small versions make lovely cards.  Made in Christmas fabrics you have Christmas cards all sorted.

Suitable for all levels

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Simple Stained Glass wallhanging

Simple Stained Glass wallhanging

  • Simple Stained Glass – January 16th

Simple technique creates stunning results. Create a wall hanging 20” x30” using scrap fabrics and fusible bias .

Suitable for all levels

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  • Beyond the Ditch – February Date TBC
Walking foot quilting

circular and triangular spiral quilting using a walking foot

Why is quilting your project so difficult? You know what it is like, you follow the instructions to create the quilt top and you reckon you have it all nailed. Then there is that phrase that strikes dread into our hearts ………………… “Quilt as Desired”
This workshop will give you opportunity to look at lots of different designs that you can achieve with quilting using your walking foot.

Suitable for all levels

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  • Squaring the Circle – Adventures in Curved Piecing – March Date TBC 
Example of curved piecing wall hanging

Curved Piecing

Curved piecing is often viewed as scary stuff! Join me to try a fun technique that uses neither templates nor rulers and create a small improv wallhanging

Needs a little confidence

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  • Getting to know your Sewing Machine – April Date TBC 

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This is a great day for getting to know your sewing machine. We will look at any little foibles it might have, investigate tension, getting the best stitch quality, look at any decorative stitches, and also look at how to be decorative with your utility stitches

Suitable for All Levels

Why Did I Buy that Jelly Roll? – May Date TBC

Jelly Roll strips

Jelly Roll strips

Have you ever bought one of these lovely Jelly Rolls and then wondered what the heck

to do with it? And even worse, when you look at a pattern for a JR, it also needs yards and yards of extra fabric, or you have to cut the strips into thousands of little squares or triangles! This is your day! I have designed quite a few different options, all of which just use ONE Jelly Roll. We look at how to pick a good design and how to put it together.

Suitable for Confident Beginners

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  • Charles Rennie Mackintosh meets Ricky Tims – June 19th   
Improv pieced tulip wallhanging

CRM meets RT – improv pieced flower wallhanging

This fabulous little wallhanging is inspired by Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s flowers and Ricky Tims’ Tulips for Chantelle (There’s a fab story in there – I’ll tell it over coffee)  Improvisational piecing.  No rulers were harmed in the making of this piece!

Needs some confidence

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  • Christmas in July – July Date TBC
Individual Advent Calendar

Unique Advent Calendar

Make a head start on your preparations with this Christmas Tree Advent Calendar
Take some lovely fabrics, and create your own Advent Calendar. You can create pockets for little gifts around the tree, drape them across the tree, turn them into present boxes – let your imagination run wild!There will be additional costs for dyes, chemicals and some more unusual fabrics.

Suitable for confident beginners