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FESTIVAL OF QUILTS NEC: OUR ACADEMY WORKSHOPS

We ran these two classes at the Festival of Quilts 2017.
If you are interested in either of these classes for your local group, please contact us.
And watch this space for news of 2018...


Make a Stylish Bookwrap
Greta Fitchett

Raw edge applique is used to create a book wrap suitable for an A5 notebook.
A calico base has layers of dyed fabric and lace appliqued by machine to create a
textured surface, with more decoration added with machine patterns and couching.
After machine quilting and some hand big stitch quilting, the edges are finished with a
simple zig zag stitch. Machine made cords make a tie fastener and bookmark.

All materials except the book will be provided, you will need to bring £5.00 on the day
for these, plus your own A5 book.

Suitable for intermediate level.


Colour Tone & Atmosphere Paper Cut Designs
Michael Fitchett


Capturing a scene in light and shade from your tutor’s photos of Venice, you will see
how colour and shapes can become a quilt design in vintage poster style. Easy to
follow stages, a little artistic license and a lot of fun cutting out will result in a design that
you can take home to create your own 12 x 16 inch quilt that evokes the atmosphere of
the Grand Canal in morning sunlight.

You will need to bring £5.00 on the day for your pack of materials.

Suitable for intermediate level.