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Sewing & Quilting Courses

Beginners Sewing Machine Skills for Dressmaking & Quilting  

Basic Quilting Course : (6 week course) £120

How to make your first quilt using machine stitching and appliqué work – to include:

                   Understanding fabrics for quilting
                   Rotary cutting strips
                   Rotary cutting squares or rectangles and triangles.
                   Using Rulers and cutting mats;
                   60-degree cutting.
                   Making the following quilt samples:
                   Cutting triangles and half triangles from strips
                   Cutting diamonds from half strips
                  Making a hexagon from 60-degree triangles
                   Scrap quilts
                   Starting to make your quilt.
                   Piecing  by hand and machine
                   Quilt layout and assembly
                   Borders
                   Layering the quilt
                   Machining the quilt and learning how to hand quilt if preferred
                   Learning simple appliqué techniques for your quilt.
                   Learning how to do binding.              

The fabric for the quilt will be provided and paid for at the beginning of the course.  Rotary cutters, scissors etc can be bought from the shop.  Students will be entitled to a 10% discount on all products.  Sewing machines are available for use throughout the course at no extra cost.  If you wish to bring your own machine please do so. 

To get started you will need small hand scissors, tape measure, cutting mats and rotary cutters.  (All of them can be purchased from us at a reasonable price!)

If you are interested in taking a class please contact us at info@beechescleaners.co.uk with your name and telephone number and we will contact you ASAP.


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