We are a patchwork and quilting supplies shop based in Blackhall Mill (about 8 miles outside Newcastle Upon Tyne). Originally established in August 2005 we provide a wide range of quilting and patchwork related goods and services.

Friday, 26 May 2017

Classes in June


Below is the list or classes for June.

Friday 2nd June

Patchwork and Quilting Techniques

Tackling Broderie Perse in this session. Whilst it is french for Persian embroidery it is actually applique.
Take a floral fabric as seen in the photo and create a new design.
Simple fun and ideal for beginners.
Cost £17.

Friday 9th June
String Along A Star cushion.

Learn how to do String Piecing whilst making this delightful Star Cushion.
A great way to use up your scraps.
Suitable for a beginner. Finished Size 15 x 15 inch.
Cost £17 includes pattern.

Friday 16th June

Pleated Pineapple cushion

Pleated Patchwork gives dimension to quilting and it was made popular by the Victorians.
In the session we will explore the technique incorporating it into a cushion or you could make more and make a quilt. Cost £17.

Friday 23rd June

Get to Know Your Sewing Machine

Learn how to get the best out of your sewing machine. £17,


Smocking with The Sewing Machine.

In this Class we will be exploring Sewing Machine Smocking.
This is a great technique which can be incorporated into Dressmaking, Home Decor etc.
Cost £15 includes information sheet.

Saturday 24th June
10:15am-2.30 pm

Discover Hand Quilting
Quilting by hand is a traditional pastime particularly in the North East. During the class you will be shown how to draft a pattern to the fabric, how to make a pattern fit to your project, how to hoop up the fabric and how to hand quilt. We will also discuss what needles and threads to use.

Included in the class will be an instructional leaflet which includes hints tips and a quilting template for you to take home. Suitable for beginners.


Don't forget we run workshops through the week. Bring your own project along to get help and guidance or to have a chat with others while sewing,

Tuesday 10:15am-12:45 pm £6.50
Tuesday 10:15am-3pm £9.50
Wednesday 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50
Friday 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50
Friday 10:15am-3pm £9.50
Friday 1:15pm-3:15pm £6.50
Saturday 10:15am-12:45pm £6.50
Saturday 10:15am-2:30pm £9.50

For anymore information on any of the classes or to book, call us on 01207 565728 or visit our website using the link below,


We hope to see you soon!

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