'Hip to be Square' The Absolute Beginners Quilt - Starting Saturday 21st March 2020

By Fabric HQ


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When:  Part 1 - Saturday 21st March, 9.30am - 2.30pm 

            Part 2 - Saturday 4th April, 9.30am - 12.30pm

            Part 3 - Saturday 25th April, 9.30am - 11.30pm

Where: Fabric HQ, Layby Farm, Old Risborough Road, Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire, HP22 5XJ.  

Grade - beginners: This workshop is suitable for those with no previous experience of patchwork and quilting. Only simple sewing techniques are required however you will need to know how to use a sewing machine, sew in a straight line and know how to use a rotary cutter.

Join us and Jen Kelson from Cake Card Cloth at the Make HQ Studio for this three part workshop. Learn the basic techniques of patchwork and quilting and construct a beautiful lap quilt in the process. The simple construction techniques used in the Hip to be Square quilt makes it a fantastic first patchwork project. 

Quilt Dimensions - 41" x 49"

During the class we will cover the following:

  • Using a rotary cutter to cut your fabric squares
  • Sewing your squares together using chain piecing
  • How to layer your quilt 'sandwich' and secure using basting pins
  • Straight line quilting using a walking foot
  • Binding your quilt

Note: There is no pre-work required for this class however some homework may be required between the workshops.  

Fabric requirements:

  • 9 fat quarters of fabric 
  • 1.5m fabric for backing
  • Piece of wadding (approx 1.5m x 1.2m)
  • 0.5m fabric for binding

* You will also need a 1/4 foot and a walking foot to complete this quilt.

Refreshments and all tuition included.  We do have some equipment for you to use but before the class begins we will send you a pre-read which will include a list of everything you will need to bring with you.   

Please bring along your sewing machine, if you don’t have one no problem we can provide one but please let make@fabrichq.co.uk know in advance. If bringing your own sewing machine please can we ask that you also bring along the manual. If you wish to borrow a sewing machine or sewing machine accessories there will be a returnable £10 cash deposit to be paid at the beginning of the workshop.

Once you have signed up to the class you will receive a single use 10% off fabric discount code to be used at www.fabrichq.co.uk or in our shop.  If you wish for us to email your discount code before the class so that it can be used online, please drop us an email. Please note this 10% class discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount offer.

If you have booked this workshop for someone else please let us know his or her name, email address and contact number so we can send on the workshop information prior to class. If you'd rather we didn't contact them because it was booked as a gift then please add this along with their details to the notes section.

Please email make@fabrichq.co.uk or call on 01296 615212 for more details.

Before booking please read our revised cancellation policy here terms and conditionsPlease note that there are no refunds for class bookings.

If this workshop is fully booked or you are unable to make this date please email make@fabrichq.co.uk and we will add you to our waiting list for new up and coming classes.


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