Join experienced improv quilter Nicholas Ball on an liberating quilty journey, learn how he finds inspirations from unusual places and how he translate them into fabrics and quilts. During the class, you'll learn to sew in a organic way through his triangle, curves and slabs techniques. You'll then learn how to mix and match these quick and easy units in all manner of ways.
This is a class perfect for beginners and those who have approached improv before. The class will show you how a liberated approach to sewing will open up a world of creative possibilities.
About your teacher: Nicholas Ball is a fabric addict from Cardiff, South Wales. After graduating Art School in 2006, it would be some six years before the quilting bug bit. With a passion for improv quilting, Nicholas' aesthetic is an organic one, preferring to sew without the use of patterns or templates. He takes a lot of inspiration from natural world and his Vegetable Patch quilts showcase his love for liberated sewing.
Materials: Students will need to bring or buy fabric and other haberdashery for this class. Please bring your own sewing machines for the class and other tools will be provided. Fabrics and sewing supplies are available to purchase from our shop. Students will received 10% off on the day of the class. Once registered, you will received a list of materials required for the class.
Skills: Student should be able to use the sewing machine independently, have some sewing experience and have completed a few patchwork or sewing projects prior to the class.
Dates: Saturday 1st December 2018, 10am to 4pm (light lunch is included in the course fee)
Location: Our Basingstoke Shop, Unit 14, Hassocks Wood Business Centre, Stroudley Road, Basingstoke RG24 8UQ
Please be aware that we need two students enrolled on the class otherwise it is subject to cancellation.
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