We would like to introduce you to two new courses for this New Year! Both one day a month, spread over six months. Just decide whether your like to piece your blocks or build your blocks through appliqué and then look forward to one day a month of bliss!
Civil War Sampler
Wednesdays:- 1st February, 1st March, 5th April, 3rd May, 7th June and 5th July
This is a course of six – namely the first Wednesday of the month for six months. Each month you will make two or three different six inch blocks (thirteen in total), which when combined with sashings and borders will measure approx. 38” x 38” – the perfect size for a wall-hanging to show off your sewing skills! Each block will be of a traditional design and will be rotary cut and machine pieced, so this is an ideal course to review/refine your basic patchworking skills.
Baltimore Album Style Appliqué
Wednesdays:- 15th February, 15th March, 19th April, 17th May, 21st June and 19th July
This is a six month course, namely the third Wednesday of each month for six months.
Baltimore Appliqué is a very definite style of appliqué which originated in the Baltimore, Maryland area around the 1840’s. The designs are usually floral in nature and quite intricate. There will be five blocks in total, and Julia will take you through some of the techniques used to achieve this distinctive style. Hand sewing.