Saturday classes Scrap Value 26th Oct and other classes coming up

Louise Mabbs – Saturday classes 2013/2014

Scrap Value

Saturday October 26th 10am – 4pm – near Hove Park (max 6/7 students)

We will cover many ways to use up scraps – from small scale patchwork techniques to random, textured surfaces such as those used in  Sea Breezes & Rough Seas:

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Sea Breezes – Rough Seas © Louise Mabbs 2008

Photo: Janine Boyer, Brighton

Including fun with applique, couching, random patchwork, weaving, strip piecing and free machine embroidery techniques

Bring all those tiddly bits of fabric and thread that are too small for other projects, threads of all sorts and some backing fabric in the colourways you want to work in. 

Vilene/interfacing/tear-away fabrics if you have them, or buy from me 

We will make several small samples with Christmas gifts in mind

Bring your sewing machine or use one of mine

Please contact me at louise.mabbs.textiles@btinternet.com as soon as possible to confirm interest and venue details

Louise Mabbs – Saturday classes 2014

Starting Saturday January 11th 10.00am- 4.00pm – near Hove Park (max 6/7 students)

Sampling the quilt

6 basic patchwork & appliqué blocks plus putting together & quilting techniques

Make a cot quilt or lap quilt , in your own colour scheme, and a design of your choice in the pineapple like block, while learning basic quiltmaking techniques in small, friendly classes

January 11th,  February 24th,  March 14th,  April 26th  & 2 further in May & June to be confirmed (all dates will be confirmed to suit all interested parties)

£26 per full day class (6 sessions)

  1. Piecing – English Template (hand) & American Block (machine)
  2. Applique – Hearts and flowers (hand & machine)
  3. Patchwork – Repeat Blocks & Crazy Patchwork (applique/embroidery)
  4. Putting a quilt top together – trimming blocks, sashing, cornerstones, borders
  5. Layering, tacking or pinning
  6. Quilting techniques hand running stitch, stab stitch, tying, machine quilting

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Sampling the Quilt © Louise Mabbs 1997

Photo: Robert Claxton 

 £26 per full day class

Please contact me at louise.mabbs.textiles@btinternet.com as soon as possible to register interest

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