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Love the look of a more traditional design? Then joining Jenny Tate will get one onto a bed near you quick smart! Choosing complimentary fabrics from one range really makes this quilt “work” so this is a great chance to revel in your favourite designer’s work.
Select a bold patterned fabric and work with Robyn Cawdron to make an eye-catching creation. Some flower head pins and a 60 degree ruler are the only NEW tools you’ll need. Click on the link below for more details and to see some examples of fabrics that will work really well.
Join Janelle Noack to learn and perfect your quilt-as-you-go techniques. You’ll also learn needle-turn appliqué and paper piecing.
Beginners who know how to use their sewing machines will be able to learn piecing techniques as well as get tips and tricks on rotary cutting. Quilt is not suitable for non-sewers.
Join Kath Kovac and make a simple cot-sized or smaller quilt from start to finish in this workshop for beginning quilters (not beginning sewers).
As long as you know how to use a machine and can sew a relatively straight seam, then you can make this quilt.
Join Jo Dickson to learn the ancient art of Seminole Patchwork. Florida’s Seminole Indians are renowned for their intricately patterned clothes and now you can study with Jo and incorporate these techniques into your work.
Overwhelmed by UFOs? Too much fabric in the stash? Want to finish the farmyard quilt for your son’s son? Then the Finish and Talk (FAT) Quarter is for you.
Enjoy good fun and get some encouragement to finish or, at least, progress your project. You’ll have a table ready for you – maybe you’ll share with someone you haven’t met yet?