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Getting to grips with Patchwork

Fri 29 Nov 2013 @ 18:00 - Sun 1 Dec 2013 @ 16:00


Whether you are new to patchwork or have many years’ experience, here is an opportunity to expand your sewing skills and discover a wide range of techniques. If you want to improve you appliqué, discover quick ways to produce perfect points, or create a stunning border for your quilt, this is the weekend course for you. With a whole range of projects
and a good mix of hand and machine techniques offered, there is bound to be something that catches your eye.

You can select from the following:

  • Quick ways to perfect points in flying geese
  • Patchwork without measuring
  • Stained glass windows with self adhesive bias a Foundation piecing
  • Getting the best from jelly rolls
  • Borders for your quilt
  • Machine appliqué made easy a New York Beauty
  • 3-dimensional blocks

Before the course, Liza with send you a menu giving details of these projects so you can choose either to do several smaller pieces, or focus on one more complex larger design over the weekend. Liza will bring a selection of her quilts and patchwork projects to inspire you, and by Sunday afternoon you will be amazed at just how much you have

Liza has been sewing since a small child, but began to take patchwork seriously about 15 years ago. Since then she has stitched numerous quilts and wall hangings, and for the last six years has taken part in an annual exhibition in Bury St Edmunds.

A tutor who runs workshops and gives illustrated talks, Liza is passionate about helping her students explore their sewing knowledge and create their own original work.


Fri 29 Nov 2013 @ 18:00
Sun 1 Dec 2013 @ 16:00
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Anglia Leisure Learning
020 7834 1066


Belstead Brook Hotel
Belstead Road
Ipswich, Suffolk IP2 9HB United Kingdom
01473 694270