Beginners Start date Monday 17th January
The Patchwork Quilting for Beginners class offers students the opportunity to learn the basic skills of patchwork and how to make beautiful patchwork quilts. No previous sewing experience is necessary. Over the duration of the course, students will learn how to put together various blocks of patchwork including Ohio Star, Log Cabin, and Baby Blocks, as well as learn Appliqué and Quilting techniques. Students are welcome to bring their own sewing machines, but some machines will be supplied by the school for the class.
Intermediate 1 Start date Tuesday 18th January
The Intermediate 1 Patchwork Quilting course is ideal for students who have a some knowledge of patchwork and good sewing skills. It is not essential that you have done Patchwork Quilting for Beginners at St Colmcille’s before advancing to this class, but some experience of patchwork is required.
Intermediate 2 Start date Wednesday 19th January
The Intermediate 2 Patchwork Quilting course is for those who are competent with a sewing machine and have experience of patchwork quilting in the past. Students work through a variety of individual and group projects using patchwork techniques, but don’t normally continue to create quilts. Students have the flexibility to choose their own projects. Many of our students advance to this class in time.
This course will be postponed or refunded if government restrictions don't allow it to go ahead.
Regardless of your sewing ability or experience in the Patchwork class you will learn to make beautiful patchwork quilts using traditional patterns and techniques.
Deirdre has spend many years with us here is St Colmcille's. She has many years experience. She is patience and is so enthusiastic to see her students progress. On our exhibition nights the worked produced is exceptional and has that wow factor even the beginners after ten weeks.. Many students move on to the next levels and the advance classes just enjoy Deirdre's creativity and the social aspect of the class