We offer a programme of weekly classes focusing on a specific project or quilting technique. Classes are taught by Carol, an accomplished quilter and teacher with many years of sewing and stitching experience. We also invite tutors to host classes at Just Quilting.
WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES AT JUST QUILTING
Saturday 6th July 2013… Fractured Colour
This class is aimed at those quilters who have a basic knowledge of rotary cutting and piecing. You will learn how to combine multiple images together to create an altered image. Samples will be tried out before the final piece is created. Contact us to see examples of this interesting technique.
Saturday 20th July 2013 Foundation Piecing for Beginners
Forget all your fears of this technique. Make lots of samples in all styles which can be used to make a variety of projects. This has been one of our most popular classes.
27th July 2013 Beginners Day
Following lots of requests for beginners classes we are offering a ‘ Beginners day’. In the first half of the day you will learn the basic skills used in patchwork and quilting. For the second half of the day you will construct a basic block. This can be extended to make a cushion, child’s quilt, throw or, indeed, the start of a full-sized quilt! The skills you will learn on this day will enable you to attend our popular Drop-in sessions with confidence.
Saturday 3rd August 2013 Lonestar.
This class is aimed at quilters who have a basic knowledge of rotary cutting.
Make a lovely version of this ever-popular patchwork design. Students can work on the basic Lonestar design which will be made into a throw/table cover sized quilt. Its will also be possible to extend this project to include and attractive appliqued border.
Saturday 17th August New York Beauty Cushion.
By request, we are doing a re-run of this fabulous project. This course involves foundation piecing, joining curves and lots of colour choosing. Call in to see our example in the shop.
Saurday 24th August 2013 Introduction to Bargello.
Learn the basic skills to make a beautiful Bargello piece. A small amount of preparation work will be required before the class. This course will cover the basic techniques required for more complex Bargello projects.
Saturday 31st August 2013 Christmas in August.
Christmas will arrive at Just Quilting. Join us to make a choice of three small projects to get you in Christmas mood!
Saturday 7th September 2013 End of Season UFO Day.
Bring along some of your unfinished projects and we will help you to get through them. Class fees for this class will be £12.00.
Saturday 14th September 2013 BARGELLO IN THE ROUND.
NOT FOR THE FAINT-HEARTED!!!!!!. This is a course for intermediate to advanced quilters. The project is a complete circle in Bargello technique. The course will comprise of two half-day sessions, one full-day and a bit of homework!
Course dates will be: 14th September 12.30 – 4pm, 5th October 10am – 4pm & 26th October 12.30 – 4pm
Saturday 21st September 2013 Sewing Wallet.
Make this beautiful sewing wallet to carry all you stitching equipment when you are on the move. Techniques will include a bit of foundation piecing and embroidery.
Saturday 12th October 2013 A Romantic Quilt.
Dig out all your favourite pretty fabrics to make this lovely quilt. This quilt is suitable for beginners with a basic knowledge of piecing and rotary cutting.
The couses will include making a sixteen patch block and a block with a 3-d heart. Instruction will also be given on how to make a scalloped or wavy border.
Saturday 2nd November 2013 Christmas Class.
On this class you will have the choice of making either a table runner or a Mantlepiece cover using the same technique. Based on Log Cabin and applique this is a splendid project. A small amount of preparation for this class will be required.
Saturday 9th November 2013 Christmas Class.
Join us to choose from two lovely Christmas Projects.
All classes can be booked by calling the shop on 0191 2688144 , by email at: email@example.com or by post at
Unit 3, Morgan Business Centre, Mylord Crescent, Camperdown Industrial Estate, North Tyneside, NE12 5UJ.
A £10 deposit is payable on booking for all courses. ( £5 deposit for half-day courses and UFO days)
Full day courses - 10am – 4pm
Half day courses - as indicated on course list
Please bring your own Lunch to class. Tea, coffee and snacks will be provided.