Tag Archives: beginners

Introducing the Bramble Patch Mystery Club

Introducing the Bramble Patch Mystery Club

Once upon a time, some of the Bramble Babes invented Sock Club, a ‘knit and natter’ group at the shop where they – and customers – could get together, be social and indulge their obsession for knitting socks. (Yes, an odd choice perhaps for a patchwork and quilting shop, but we all have our little eccentricities.)… Continue Reading

September Snippets

September Snippets

Snippets is a regular post series where we round up lots of little bits and pieces about what’s hot, what’s happening, what’s new and what’s next. This time we’ve news about late night shopping, classes, demos, and staff. Back to school Our usual busy schedule of weekly and recurring classes start again the week commencing 8 September, so… 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

Starting January : Learn to make a patchwork quilt

Starting January : Learn to make a patchwork quilt

Patchwork and quilting projects are everywhere these days, and we’re all being tempted by the lovely images in the magazines and TV programmes – but what if you’re just a beginner and don’t know how to do all that fancy stuff? It takes loads of special skills and years of experience to make a patchwork… Continue Reading

Get that UFO* done with our Saturday Project classes

Get that UFO* done with our Saturday Project classes

*No flying saucers here… in the world of patchwork and quilting, a UFO is an Un-Finished Object, and almost all quilters have a few lying around somewhere! When it comes to unfinished quilting projects, we’ve found that there’s usually a reason why they’re not done – a decision that needs to be made, a technical… Continue Reading

Starting September: Paint, Stick, Stitch with Viv Denscombe

Starting September: Paint, Stick, Stitch with Viv Denscombe

Are you fascinated by art journals and mixed media, but convinced that it’s not for you because you can’t draw? What about if you enjoy dabbling with paints and collage, but stitching is really your first love? Then Viv Denscombe‘s course – Paint, Stick, Stitch – at The Bramble Patch is perfect for you! Using… Continue Reading

24 – 26 July 2013: Beginners’ Patchwork Short Course

24 – 26 July 2013: Beginners’ Patchwork Short Course

We still have a few places left on Linda Chevin-Hall’s new 3-day Beginners’ Patchwork Course. This class is specially designed for people who want to learn patchwork but haven’t been able to squeeze regular classes into their busy life! Over the three days, Linda will introduce you to all the basics of patchwork needed to make your… Continue Reading

Summer Schools at The Bramble Patch

Summer Schools at The Bramble Patch

If you’re one of the many people who can only find time to attend classes during the summer holidays, we’ve got two summer short courses just for you this year – the Dressmaking Summer School and the Beginners’ Patchwork Short Course. 10 – 12 July 2013 : Dressmaking Summer School Our Dressmaking Summer School is… Continue Reading