Patchwork & Quilting – All Abilities

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Patchwork & Quilting – All Abilities

Course Details

This course is for those students who want to extend their ability within the art of patchwork and quilting to produce a range of quilted items. Previous sewing experience is required including the competent use of a sewing machine.  Experienced sewers may not need previous knowledge of patchwork and quilting – if unsure please contact the New Milton Adult Learning Centre as the Tutor will be happy to discuss any concerns.

The course will cover patchwork piecing including curved piecing, appliqué, quilting and techniques required to produce completed projects, such as bags, cushions and quilts. Some classes will require sewing machines.
All projects and techniques will be accompanied with handouts for students to keep.

There will be a maximum of 10 learners on the course.

You will be given handouts with some history, templates and patterns to trace and use.

You will need to bring:-
Rotary cutter, board and ruler.
Fabrics of choice (100% cotton) – these should be pre-washed and ironed to check for shrinkage and colour fastness.
Pencils and eraser.
Sewing machine and accessories.
Matching threads (100% cotton).
Sewing box to include large and small scissors, needles – both for hand and machine sewing, thimble and long flat head quilters pins.
Water soluble fabric marker pen.

Information & Support

You will be taught by means of practical demonstration and hands on experience.

Courses will be offered throughout the year giving learners the opportunity to further develop their skills. Please see our latest Leisure Courses brochure for details.

 


 

Cost & Duration

10 week course - £143

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Day Time Contact
LNAC2241AU New Milton - Fusee House 25/09/2018 to 04/12/2018 Tuesday 09:30 to 12:30 01590 625222
LNAC2241SP New Milton - Fusee House 08/01/2019 to 09/03/2019 Tuesday 09:30 to 12:30 01590 625222
LNAC2241SU New Milton - Fusee House 23/04/2019 to 02/07/2019 Tuesday 09:30 to 12:30 01590 625222

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

Can I start the course part way through?

For some courses, this may be possible.  Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk to confirm.

What do you define as a 'beginner'?

Beginner is someone who has little or no knowledge of the subject area.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'intermediate'?

Intermediate is for those who have completed a beginners course with us or have some knowledge of the subject but would like to learn more.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'advanced'?

Advanced for those who have completed an intermediate course with us or are proficient in the subject.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What should I take with me on the day?

Please see ‘Information & Support’ within each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

How much does the course cost?

The cost of each course will be displayed on each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

Can I pay for the course in instalments?

Each course needs to be paid in full before the start of the course.

Are there any concessions available?

Reduced fees may apply for those on specific benefits.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for more details.