Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Beginners Patchwork Openings!

Our 6 week course of Beginners Patchwork has now been moved to the Federation Office in Rodley and has become open weekly rather than the whole 6 week course.

21st February - English Piecing (Inner City/Tumbling Blocks)
6th March - Chain Piecing (Log Cabin)
20th March - Curved Piecing (Drunkards Path/Corner To Corner Curve)
3rd April - Foundation Piecing (Monkey Wrench)
20th April - Speed Piecing (Star Block Variations)
1st May/22nd May - American Piecing/Own Choice


Requirements
Blocks
Choose 2 colour ways e.g. red and green
Colour 1:- ½ metre light plain fabric – needed for background to English pieced
                                                                                                             blocks
               3 fat quarters of patterned fabric, one light, one medium and one dark
Colour 2:- ¼ metre plain fabric
                2 fat quarters and a ½metre of patterned fabric, one light, one
                                                                                            medium and one dark
(Total fabric for blocks 6 fat quarters and 2 half metres)  

If you are making a quillow you will need the following in addition to the above.
Framing strips for blocks – ½ metre
Sashings and bindings – 1½ metres
Backing fabric – 2 metres  
Cotton wadding if 60in wide – 1 ½ metres
                         If 90in or 108in wide – 1 metre

Other requirements
Matching machine sewing thread or mid grey
Sewing machine
Rotary cutter, ruler and cutting mat if you have these (I will bring 2 with me)
Basic sewing kit – pins, needles, scissors etc.
Notepad and pen
Ruler, pencil and rubber

If you are interested in attending a Beginners Patchwork Week please send a form to the office or contact Liz on 0113 2550810