Needle & Thread Workshops

Cheat's Block Patchwork - Quilt As You Go with Pat Lumsdale - Saturday 6th May

Regular price £65.00

SATURDAY 6th May 2017 10am - 4pm
Come and have a go at the Cheat's block with Pat, stunningly effective and simple to do! The blocks will be made on the machine and worked onto wadding and a backing, this means you are quilting each block as you stitch. These can then be assembled in the Quilt As You Go method to produce a reversible quilt. On the workshop you will complete a few blocks and will be shown how to turn them into a quilt to complete at home. (The blocks can also be used to make the sides of Pat's design for a bag, instructions for this will be available to buy on the day).

All Equipment Included
Materials Included: Wadding, white cotton backing fabric.
You will need to bring along your personal choice of fabric and matching thread for your patchwork pieced top, details will be sent out in advance of the workshop.
We spoil you with a delicious lunch, and serve you with copious amounts of Tea, coffee and Homemade delicious cake to keep you going! (all included).

Pat Lumsdale

Pat Lumsdale has worked with textiles for over 35 yrs. Pat is a national craft judge and a verifier for City and Guilds Patchwork and Quilting. Until recently Pat was the National Federation Women's Institute Craft Adviser and taught at WI's Denman College specialising in beginners techniques.

She has exhibited her work and won national quilting competitions with both individual and group entries. She especially likes teaching the basic techniques of the craft to give a good grounding to those just starting to think about playing with fabric. She has been instrumental in getting many people hooked!
Pat's workshops are perfect for beginners or if you already quilt but would like to learn some new quilting techniques! 

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