Floating Triangles 'Quilt Top' Workshop by Janet Goddard - Saturday 22nd February 2020

By Fabric HQ

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When: Saturday 22nd February, 9.30pm - 4.30pm 

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

Floating Triangles - Colourful triangles float across this graphic quilt!

The very talented Janet Goddard will be teaching her beautiful modern Floating Triangles 'quilt top' here at Fabric HQ. Janet is a very experienced tutor teaching regularly at the Festival of Quilts and at the Knitting and Stitching show and has also published books showcasing some of her wonderful designs and appeared in several magazines - Fabric HQ are super excited to welcome Janet to the Make Studio.

Floating triangles 'Quilt Top' is an easy make and a great project for anyone new to patchwork. Please note, Janet will be teaching the 'Quilt Top Only', which will cover rotary cutting, machine piecing and you will then be advised on quilt preparation. If you need help with sandwiching your quilt and to complete the binding, we run additional workshops called 'Tricks of the Trade' and quilt club, please contact us for more details. The mid grey background fabric really sets off the colourful triangles which appear to float across the quilt. The wonderful thing about this project is that it is super quick to make.

Grade - Easy /Beginners: Only simple sewing techniques are required however you will need to know how to use a sewing machine, stitch an accurate ¼” seam and know how to use a rotary cutter.

Quilt Dimensions - 103cm x 131cm (40 1/2 x 51 1/2")

During the class we will cover the following:

  • Using a rotary cutter to cut your fabric 
  • Sewing your triangles together using chain piecing

What to bring - Fabric requirements: 

Requirements are based on fabric with a useable width of 42in - This design is not suitable for fabrics with a one directional pattern.

  • 1.75m grey fabric for the background and outer border 
  • 6in pink fabric for the triangles
  • 6in blue fabric for the triangles
  • 6in green fabric for the triangles
  • 6in yellow fabric for the triangles
  • 6in cream fabric for the triangles
  • 16in orange fabric for the triangles and binding
  • Neutral thread for piecing
  • You will also need a 1/4 foot for this class.

To complete the quilt you will need...

  • 142 x 157.5cm (56 x 62in) fabric for the backing
  • 1.5m of wadding
  • Thread for quilting

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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