Beginners Quilting – Sampler Quilt


Create a sampler quilt in this step by step beginners class. Each class will cover quilting and patchwork skills as well as assembling one or two sampler blocks. The pattern will be supplied week by week prior to each class.  By the end of the course you will be able to complete a 50″ x 50″ quilt.  bespoke kits will be available soon.

Our course will be taught by Helen O’Donohue a qualified teacher who has 30+ years experience teaching textiles and patchwork.

Classes are kept small so that you can get the benefit of one to one tuition.

The course will run over 8 classes .

Friday 10:30 – 12:30 (1 hr 45mins tuition, 15mins set up and clean up.)

Jan 13th  & 27th

Feb 3rd, 19th 7 24th

March 3rd

Below is a list of the learning outcomes of the course.

By the end of the course you will

  • understand the different fabric and thread used in patchwork.
  • have an understanding of the colour wheel in regards to fabric colour.
  • understand how to use plain, blender and different scale fabric in patchwork.
  • know how to select colours and patterns that work well together.
  • know what tools to use for patchwork
  • know how to use a rotary cutter safely
  • know how to make accurate cuts.
  • understand how to cut patchwork.
  • know how to assemble a quilt block
  • know how to sew a scant quarter inch seam
  • understand the importance of correct pressing.
  • understand the difference between batting
  • know how to baste a quilt.
  • be able to set up you sewing machine for straight line quilting.
  • Know how ti use a walking foot.
  • know how to do basic straight line quilting.

 All students will receive a 10% discount code to use on all full price fabric , and notions in store and on

If you give a telephone number while booking you will be added to a WhatsApp group to ask questions to the tutor or fellow students for the duration of the course and 1 week after it ends. 



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