The Quilters Workshops
The Scottish Quilting Show

The Quilters Workshops

These workshops are pre-booked online, but any remaining tickets are available for sale from the Organisers’ Office.

10.15AM TUCK INTO MANIPULATED MAGIC

with Jennie Rayment

60-minute workshop – cost £8.00
Fold, roll and sew a selection of squares into interesting and intriguing shapes. From a pre-cut calico kit, create an attractive 12” panel for a cushion cover/quilt block or small bag. Ideal for all abilities, come and have fun fiddling with fabric.

 

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11.30AM EMBELLISHED HAND-BLOCKED PANELS

with Debbie Renton

60-minute workshop – cost £8.00
In this workshop you will block print a piece of fabric and then embellish it with free machine embroidery using a variety of rayon and metallic threads; learn about the various threads and have a play – Techniques perfect to incorporate into a quilt, or any textile project.

 

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12.45PM CRAZY PATCHWORK COVERED NOTEBOOK

with Gillian Cooper

60-minute workshop – cost £8.00
Make a notebook cover using crazy patchwork, machine embroidery and appliqué, all stitched on the sewing machine. All materials and notebook included. Suitable for all levels, as simpler appliqué can be used.

 

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2.00PM SHIMMER AND SHINE WITH SHISHA MIRRORS

with Pat Archibald

60-minute workshop – cost £8.00
Create a little elephant or bird design with simple kantha quilting. This is a traditional form of Indian hand stitching using a variety of coloured threads. Add the finishing touch by learning how to stitch on a small circular mirror to give a lovely reflective quality.

 

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3.15PM SCISSORS AMULET

with Bonnie McKerracher

60-minute workshop – cost £8.00

Stitch a Scissors Amulet, a small pieced and quilted pouch designed to be worn around the neck, to keep scissors always at hand; when not in use the scissors are safely shielded inside the amulet. Please bring your own small sharp pair of scissors to fit inside your amulet; all other materials provided, but will vary.

 

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