Our workshops are held in our log cabin in the beautiful Welsh countryside near the historic town of Monmouth.  Refreshments are provided throughout the day.  Bring your own lunch or order from our local Deli which has a range of delicious options. Parking is available but there are steps to the cabin due to the nature of the location.

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Day workshops are run from 10:00 to 16:00. Sit and Sew from 10:00 to 13:00.

Please, arrive on time.

Sewical Retreat

18th to 20th November – Fully Booked

Fancy a weekend of sewing with likeminded people? Cecilia Slinn and I are collaborating on our Sewical Retreat at Hillscourt, in Birmingham. All single, ensuite rooms, fully catered with a large conference room for sewing. Breakfast, buffet style lunch and a three course evening meal with different options to choose from.

Four optional mini workshops are also included; a Podlet Pouch, Christmas Embroidery, a machine needle roll and a machine sew mat. (We have also a few other ideas to play with too!) Arrival from lunchtime on Friday through to Sunday. We have also invited a trader, Black Mountain Fabric, in case you need a little retail therapy. All this for £345. For full details and to book email

Free Motion Quilting with Cecilia Slinn

Join us for a three day quilting course, held a month apart, to learn and develop the art of Free Motion Quilting. Award winning guest tutor, Cecilia Slinn, will take us through the delights of this wonderful, but often considered tricky, technique.

Contents covered: Setting up your machine, threads, a variety of patterns including grid work, free-flowing patterns and a variety of fabulous feathers.

Refreshments and a buffet lunch is included for all three days.

5th February, 5th March and 2nd April 2023 – All Sundays from 10:00 to 16:00.

All this for £180 for the three days.

To book email or call on 07988 664290

Strictly Sit and Sew Sessions – Weekly

Stuck on a project? Need a little advice or just a space to concentrate on your sewing?  Then join us at Strictly Quilting HQ for one of our Sit and Sew sessions.  Helen is on hand to help with practical or design advice with plenty of tea and treats to keep you going. A relaxed, drop-in style class that allows you to book your place when it suits you. But beware – only 6 seats available so don’t wait or you might miss out.

3 Hours – £17 per session.

To book email or call on 07988 664290

Monday mornings, 10:00 – 13:00 at Strictly Quilting HQ.

Wednesday mornings, 10:00 – 13:00 at Strictly Quilting HQ.

Friday mornings, 10:00 – 13:00 at Strictly Quilting HQ.

Beginners Patchwork and Quilting Course – Day Workshop

Wanted to try patchwork and quilting but never had the chance? Been a little afraid of what is involved. Come join us on this day taster course which will open your eyes to this wonderful world! Both hand and machine techniques are covered as we begin our journey. Choose your block from a selection of patterns which can be made into a cushion or the start of a table runner or quilt.

£55 for the day.

Hearts Table Runner with Double Fold Binding

Improvers – Doris Sampler Quilt – Day a Month workshop over 8 months.

Fully Booked

Each session we look at a new technique including standard piecing recap, piecing triangles, curved piecing, Y seams, English Paper Piecing, bonded appliqué, Hawaiian appliqué (needle turned), stained glass appliqué, foundation piecing in three ways including a Mariner’s Compass, Clam Shells, Improv and Seminole/Strip piecing. 

We aim to look at two blocks a day, these are to be finished at home, although we do spend a full day on the Mariner’s Compass. This course if perfect for those who have pieced before but are looking to extend their skills learning various different techniques, looking at both traditional and modern methods. Both hand and machine options are covered, and used, to make the various different blocks and I always like to include a little of the historical background of P&Q.

£50 a day and we can select dates to suit all.

Doris Day a Month Sampler Quilt Workshop


Strictly Quilting HQ workshops can be booked directly with us by emailing or calling 07988 664209.

50% Deposit is required to book your space. Payment in full must be made two weeks in advance for project classes.

Payment in full must be made when booking to hold your place for sit and sew classes.

Email interest for any of courses which will be starting soon.


Bookings may be cancelled up to 14 days before the advertised date, for a full refund.

Within 14 days NO refund will be given unless we are able to re-sell your space.

If you are displaying Covid-19 symptoms and or are self isolating. We will then endeavour to move your booking to another date.  

Should we need to cancel a workshop a full refund will be given.

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