Beginners - Make a simple Patchwork Throw/Quilt


Create a stunning but simple, wonderful, cosy,  vintage style patchwork throw to enhance your home. Express your creativity to make it as colourful and decorative as you please. The finished size will be approx. 50" x 60" using 10" squares (layer cake) or if you wish to make a smaller throw you can use 5" squares (charm pack) to make a 30" x 35" (ideal for beginners) .

You will learn:                                                                   

  • Measuring
  • Problem solving (sorting squares in colour/pattern)
  • Joining patches on the sewing machine
  • Adding batting to create warmth and depth
  • Finishing edges by making your own unique decorative edge
  • Advice & demonstration of machine stippling to add interest (optional)

Additional costs: 30 x 10" squares of cotton fabric (known as layer cake when ordering online, usually in packs of 42.  Two metres of 60" wide batting (wadding can also be used but not as effective). Two metres of 60" or wider coordinating cotton backing; this can also be used for edging. If you wish to make a smaller throw you will need one charm pack, one metre of batting, one metre of backing fabric and 1/4 metre for edging (or buy extra of backing). All tools, refreshments and haberdashery are included in the price. This workshop takes place over 2 days on Tuesday 15th & 22nd May 10am-1.30pm.

Knowledge level: Suitable for someone who can use a sewing machine. The charm pack option is better for beginners!

Tutor: Emma

We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.

To join the waiting list please email info@bristolsewingschool.co.uk