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Contemporary Shaggy Quilt
Saturday 20 March

Saturday 20 March 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Contemporary Shaggy Quilt workshop at Ministry of Handmade
Learn the basics of creating a strip quilt with shaggy chenille-like detailing and then get creative! Customise your own quilts, bed runners, cushion covers, baby floor mats, etc
With a real contemporary edge, this shaggy quilt will add a relaxed vibe, wherever you put it!
This workshop will teach you the skills to experiment with different sizes of projects and different combinations of fabrics and styles. Shibori quilt using the contemporary shaggy methodOnce you understand the basics involved (and it’s very basic), you’ll be able to let your imagination run wild and reinterpret the concept in your own ways again and again if you wish.

What you’ll learn:

  • Which fabrics to use
  • How to create different depths of fringe from 12mm to 25mm
  • How to calculate measurements and cut the fabric
  • How to incorporate upcycled fabrics or treasured textile pieces
  • How to layer and sew the fabrics
  • How to snip and then wash the fabric to create the shaggy frayed edge
  • How to finish the sides of your quilt/bed runner/etc

Tutor: Julie Hillier

Skill level required:

You will need to be familiar with the use of a sewing machine.

Contemporary Shaggy Quilt - colourful - showing reverseWhat’s provided:

  • Cutting mats
  • Quilting rulers

What to bring:

  • Cutting mat (if you prefer to use your own)
  • Rotary cutter
  • Quilting ruler (if you prefer to use your own)
  • Fabric – please contact Julie (0414 467 405) to discuss what would be suitable for you
  • Thread

What you get to take home:
A set of comprehensive notes to help you with future projects and the skills to finish your quilt project.


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If this workshop is full or the listed date is unsuitable for you, please check our newsletter for advanced notice of our next available workshop, or you can send me an email to arrange a private lesson for a time that suits you.

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Saturday 20 March 2021
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Julie Hillier
0414 467 405
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Ministry of Handmade Studio
11 Eclipse Street
Bridgeman Downs, QLD 4035 Australia
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