Workshops

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. Further workshops can be organised to take you on the next step of turning your block into a cushion, table runner or quilt.

£60 for the day.

Beginners Patchwork and Quilting Course – Weekly

Wanted to try patchwork and quilting but never had the chance? Been a little afraid of what is involved. Come join us on this course which will open your eyes to this wonderful world! Both hand and machine techniques are covered as we begin our journey with a choice of patterns.

Friday afternoons, 13:00 – 15:00 at The Cotton Angel, Monmouth. Call 01600 713548 to book your space.

Monday mornings, 10:00 – 12:00 at The Cotton Angel, Monmouth. Call 01600 713548 to book your space.

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

Each day 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.

£60 a day, pay in two instalments.

Doris Day a Month Sampler Quilt Workshop

Dresden Cushion – One Day Workshop

Make a delightful Dresden Plate cushion. We look at the different shapes and designs that we can make from this traditional pattern and turn it into a cushion. We also introduce a flange, also known as a fake piping, to add interest to the border. £60

Email Helen@strictlyquilting.com

Dresden Cushion

Redwork Hearts Christmas Bunting – One day workshop.

Using traditional embroidery stitches, this is an easy introduction to Redwork. These can be made individually or strung together to make a Christmas bunting. You can add your own elements to the design to make each unique. A lovely way to introduce yourself to the various embroidery stitches such as Stem stitch, Running stitch, Back stitch along with both French and Colonial Knots. £60

Email Helen@strictlyquilting.com

Redwork Hearts Christmas Bunting

Quilt Block Keeper Bag – Two day workshop.

This bag will hold all your quilt blocks for a project safely and, importantly, flat! No more rummaging at the bottom of your workbag to find your crumpled blocks. This one is designed to take blocks up to 18½” which is big enough for most projects. The inside has two fleece lined panels to grasp your blocks, has a bag foam lining to help keep them flat and is fastened by button and loops to add the finishing touch. 

The pattern is available to buy using the Contrary Wife quilt block but in the workshop we look at different Scrapology ideas to use on the second side. Learn some new skills and get some new ideas to Love your Scraps.

Email Helen@strictlyquilting.com

Strip Roll Bargello – One day workshop.

Always wanted to make a Bargello but a little afraid to try? Go for this quick lap quilt version where we learn the basics of the tube technique using a pre-cut strip roll (Jelly Roll or similar). With half the work already done for you this is a great introduction to the world of Bargello quilts. Choose your design – either Wave, also known as Waterfall, or Flame or perhaps include a little Convergence to add interest.  We complete the Bargello section in class but you receive the full pattern to add the French Braid borders. £60.

Email Helen@strictlyquilting.com

Bargello – Two day workshop

Come learn the tube technique to make a Bargello quilt. We cover the history behind the design and choose your pattern – either Wave, also known as Waterfall, or Flame. A Bargello quilt is really simpler than it looks and we explore this method for making stunning quilts. £100

Email Helen@strictlyquilting.com


Booking

Workshops taking place at The Cotton Angel are booked directly with them on 01600 713548. Their terms and conditions apply.

Workshops taking place at Black Mountain Fabric are booked directly with them on 01873 858827. Their terms and conditions apply.

Workshops can be booked directly with us by emailing Helen@strictlyquilting.com.

Email interest for any of the below courses or to be added to the waiting list.

Cancellations

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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