Quilting and Patchwork for Beginners

    An informal and sharing group beginning with the basic technique of hand piecing.
 
  We start with English Patchwork and then progress to American Block piecing, which involves using templates to create different blocks such as Shoo Fly and Friendship Star. These blocks, in triangles and squares, could then be combined to make a cushion cover or quilt.
 
  We will then go on to patterns such as Log Cabin, Crazy Patchwork and Cathedral Windows as well as the basics of hand quilting and machine piecing.
 

 
  Group Convener : Ruth Thomas

The Group meets in Cranbourne Avenue, N10 on the third Monday of every month, 1.30 – 3.30 p.m.
 
A second Group meets on the second Monday of every month, 1.30 – 3.30 p.m.
 
  Several steep steps to the house

We have been keeping in contact through WhatsApp. Ruth has been doing one to one demonstrations via FaceTime and we are continuing with our group meetings via Zoom.

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Our projects

Members show their progress with English paper piecing and starting to make blocks using American piecing.
 

 

 
Finished cushion covers using the English paper pieced method.
 

 
Tackling the challenge of log cabin
 

 


 
Cathedral squares