Four new quilting techniques to try in class at The Village Haberdashery
Once you’ve learned the basics of making a patchwork quilt, there are so many techniques and styles to try! We have some really exciting classes coming up at our West Hampstead shop with some of the most talented quilters in the community. What do you want to learn? Here are a few ideas!
Isosceles Triangle Masterclass with Judith Dahmen
Saturday, 22 July, or Saturday, 9 September, 10am – 4pm (£95)
Designed for intermediate and advanced quilters, this class will take you through the tricky bits of isosceles triangle patchwork. We will cover how to cut triangles with a ruler, deal with bias seams and sew precise and sharp points while working on a baby or lap-size pyramid quilt top. You’ll be able to keep your isosceles triangle ruler and you’ll leave with the confidence to complete your quilt top at home!
Improvisational Patchwork with Jenny Haynes
Sunday, 15 October, 10am – 4pm (£85)
In this exciting class we will explore different ways to use pieced strips in improvised patchwork, how to cut and assemble strips of fabric and different effects you can achieve with stripes. Depending on your level and pace, you’ll finish a quilt top for a lap or baby-sized quilt or you can use your work as the start of a bigger quilt to finish at home. Plus, you’ll leave class full of inspiration and with a new foundation for bringing your own unique style into your quilting.
Free Motion Quilting with Trudi Wood
Saturday, 8 July, 10am – 4pm (£85)
Join experienced Free Motion Quilter Trudi Wood in a hands on class to learn (or build on your) free motion quilting skills. Focussing on technique, this class will show you how to set yourself up for success by sharing tips and simple designs which will enable you to finish a project without unpicking or throwing it out of the window!
Curved Piecing: Sunflower Cushion with Jenny Haynes
Saturday, 14 October, 10am – 4pm (£95)
Conquer curved piecing and learn to machine-sew beautiful curves in this inspiring class! Our teacher, Jenny Haynes of Papper, Sax, Sten, will teach you how to cut, sew and press curves and create your own curvy quilted Sunflower Cushion by using her no-pin technique and custom Drunkards Path templates.