Modern Vintage Log Cabin Quilt - Starting Saturday 14th September 2019
By Fabric HQ
When: Part 1 - Saturday 14th September, 9.30am - 2.30pm
Part 2 - Saturday 28th September, 9.30am - 12.30pm
Part 3 - Saturday 12th October, 9.30am - 11.30pm
Where: Fabric HQ, Layby Farm, Old Risborough Road, Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire, HP22 5XJ.
A log cabin quilt but not as you know it. Learn how to make this gorgeous contemporary quilt constructed as a single log cabin block using giant 'logs' of varying width, perfect to add a splash of colour to a sofa or bed.
Join 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 Modern Vintage quilt makes it a fantastic first patchwork project.
Grade - confident beginners: This workshop is suitable for those with little or 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.
Quilt Dimensions - Size is approx 40 ins by 50 ins (100 cm by 130 cm)
During the class we will cover the following:
- Using a rotary cutter to cut your fabric strips
- Sewing an accurate 1/4 ins seam
- Tips on sewing your strips so that your quilt stays square and doesn't twist.
- 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 maybe required between the workshops.
Fabric requirements (assumes fabrics are at least 44 ins / 110cm wide):
- 11 to 12 long quarters. Fat quarters can be used however additional piecing will be required to make strips of the required lengths. Three to four fabrics should be dark tones (such as the red and navy fabrics used in the class sample) and, if using printed fabrics, ideally these should include a mix of small, medium and large prints. Non-directional fabric designs are preferable.
- 1.5 metres for backing
- 0.5 metres for binding
- Wadding approx 1.2 x 1.5 metres
* 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com or call on 01296 615212 for more details.
Before booking please read our revised cancellation policy here terms and conditions. Please 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 firstname.lastname@example.org and we will add you to our waiting list for new up and coming classes.