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Beginners Patchwork Course - Friday 10th & 17th November 10.00am - 12.00pm

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The Stitch Mouse

22 South Street

Epsom

KT18 7PF

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This beginners' patchwork course will introduce you to the techniques for patchwork. You will be making a 'Pieced Ohio Star' block with borders. This block design plus borders introduces the patch worker to simple shapes, squares, strips, half square triangles and quarter square triangles.

Patchwork cushion

The course will run on two consecutive Fridays for two hours each time. The first week you will learn:

Week 1

Choice of hand or machine methods

HAND: Template making

Marking and cutting fabric

MACHINE: Rotary cutting of pieces

You will then be able to finish cutting your pieces at home ready for the following week when you will learn:

Week 2

HAND: Sewing of seams by hand

Pressing units

MACHINE: Assembly of patches by machine

Pressing units

Block assembly including borders

Requirements:

4 fabrics consisting of:

1 fat quarter dark for the main star

1 fat quarter light for background triangles

1 fat quarter contrast for block corners

1 fat quarter accent/focus fabric for centre square and borders

If piecing by hand: scissors, pencil, ruler, toning cotton sewing thread, fine needles

If piecing by machine: your sewing machine in good order, new needle (size 80), spare needles, toning cotton sewing thread, plus basic sewing kit, pencil. We do have a limited number of sewing machines at The Stitch Mouse if you would prefer to use one of ours, please book early and call the shop to reserve your machine. They will be booked on a first come first served basis.

If you have a rotary cutter, board and rotary cutting ruler this will help prepare for machine piecing.

Your tutor is Anne Walker, an experienced and talented quilter who used to run and teach at her own shop for many years in Epsom.

Our workshops are small, the maximum number for this class is 6 to ensure you get the personal tuition you need to help with your project and get the best out of the workshop.

Skill Level: Beginner

Duration: 4 hours total. Two hours each week over two consecutive weeks. Friday 10th and Friday 17th November 2017.

Price: £60

Requirements:

These are set out above.

Additional Information: Refreshments are included.

A special 10% discount voucher is also included. This can be used once in store with any purchases.

Once you have booked on you will receive an email explaining more about the day.

Cancellation: If you cancel within 28+ days of the course date then 50% of the course fee is payable. If you cancel within 0-27 days of the course date then 100% of course fee is payable. In both instances, if we are able to fill your place we will refund your course fee, less £3 administration fee.

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What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

There is no parking at the venue. The nearest public car park is in The Ashley Centre, Epsom.

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