This beautiful Star Quilt is a great introduction to patchwork, or a fabulous way to build on your skills. During the course Karen will show you all you need to know, including use of the rotary cutter and mat for quick, easy patchwork. You will make the whole quilt top during the four weeks and be shown the methods for finishing your quilt, including machine and hand quilting, and binding.
About your Teacher:
Karen Berry is a textile artist and an expert teacher of patchwork, quilting and applique. She is a font of all knowledge when it comes to patchwork and quilting, and even presents on the history and traditions of this ancient craft.
Maximum class size of 8.
Ideal for complete beginners, but equally satisfying for those with a little more skill.
You can select from fabrics in store, or use up scrap fabrics or sentimental pieces to create your own memory quilt.
Finished quilt size is 135cm (53”) square, so you will need the following:
9 x ½ metres of fabric. Including a good range of dark, medium and light tones to achieve contrast between the stars and their backgrounds.
3m of backing fabric
50cm binding fabric
Wadding 60” x 60”
4 weekly sessions, each lasting 3 hours.
Workshops are held in our colourful and cosy studio, above the shop. There is lots of space to spread out and a separate chill out area to have a break. The shop is located in central Chichester, about a 10 minute walk from the train and bus station. The closest car park is The Cattle Market.
Clothkits Ltd, 16 The Hornet, Chichester, PO19 7JG
Tel: 01243 533180