Category Archives: Classes & Workshops

Special Guest  : Stuart Hillard at the Bramble Patch

Special Guest : Stuart Hillard at the Bramble Patch

We have several special guests visiting the shop this year ~ we’ll be telling you all about each of them as soon as all the details are confirmed, so keep an eye out for more! First up, we are delighted to announce that hugely popular quilter, author, presenter, and TV celebrity Stuart Hillard will be visiting us… Continue Reading

11 February 2017 : Tucked-up and Embellished Circles with Jennie Rayment

11 February 2017 : Tucked-up and Embellished Circles with Jennie Rayment

Here at the Bramble Patch we always have a variety of fascinating and creative classes and workshops available with tutors from the UK and overseas. So we thought we’d let you know about some of them you might not have spotted! Today’s featured workshop is – Tucked-up and Embellished Circles with Jennie Rayment Experiment with these delectable, textural… Continue Reading

“That Town and Country Quilt” Day

“That Town and Country Quilt” Day

Have you been enjoying the fabulous 2016 block-of-the-day project  That Town and Country Quilt from the Gourmet Quilter? Then why not join us on Saturday 12 November 2016 for a day at the Bramble Patch to  share your progress, problems and get some encouragement? Bramble Babe Julie Yates will be hosting the day with Show and Tell  and Sit and Sew sessions… Continue Reading

“That Town and Country Quilt” at The Bramble Patch

“That Town and Country Quilt” at The Bramble Patch

Looking for a new stitching challenge in 2016 – maybe something that you can achieve a little bit at a time? You could always join our Mystery Club, but if you prefer applique to piecing, you might find That Town and Country Quilt more to your taste. The Bramble Babes spotted this charming and clever design by SusanClaire… Continue Reading

Starting January : Baby Jane with Sally Ritchie

Starting January : Baby Jane with Sally Ritchie

If you’ve been reading any patchwork and quilting magazines lately – or following blogs online – you’ve probably noticed that hand-stitched patchwork is a really big trend right now. We think it’s going to continue to be popular in 2015, so we’re planning lots of different ways for people to get involved with this gentle, but… Continue Reading

Starting January : Colourfun! with Christine Chester

Starting January : Colourfun! with Christine Chester

Learning to create your own, uniquely coloured cloth is one of the most exciting steps you can take in your journey as a creative quilter or textile artist. As well as being enormous fun, it is incredibly creative and satisfying to be able to produce fabric that reflects your personal tastes, interests and imagery – fabric… Continue Reading

New courses for 2015 : Colourfun! and Baby Jane

New courses for 2015 : Colourfun! and Baby Jane

We’re always trying to give our students something different to try, so we’ve just arranged to run two exciting new courses next year with teachers who are new to us as well. Coming from opposite ends of the traditional/contemporary quilts spectrum, Baby Jane is a Day-of-the-Month class based on the design of the 1863 Jane A Stickle Quilt, and Colourfun! is… Continue Reading

3 September or 12 November 2014 : Beginner’s Guide to Free Motion Quilting with Edwina Mackinnon

3 September or 12 November 2014 : Beginner’s Guide to Free Motion Quilting with Edwina Mackinnon

**As seen in the Justhands-on.tv video!** Edwina Mackinnon will be teaching A Beginner’s Guide to Free Motion Quilting again, her popular introduction to machine quilting without a walking foot, on two dates this autumn – choose from 3 September or 12 November 2014. Are you nervous about dropping the feed dogs and stitching freely? Convinced it’s something that only… Continue Reading

21 – 23 July 2014 : Intro to Patchwork summer school

21 – 23 July 2014 : Intro to Patchwork summer school

We still have a few places left on Linda Chevin-Hall’s 3-day summer school Beginners’ Patchwork Course, specially designed as an introduction to patchwork for people who aren’t able to squeeze regular classes into their busy lives. Over the three days, Linda will introduce you to all the basics of patchwork needed to make your first small quilt, from choosing and preparing… Continue Reading