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Online Interactive Workshop

Saturday 04 June 2022: Online Workshop (Traditional Curved Piecing)

NEW guest tutor, Heather Black hosts a three-hour Online Interactive Workshop teaching Traditional Curved and Striped Piecing!…

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Saturday 04 June 2022: Online Workshop (Traditional Curved Piecing)
Saturday 04 June 2022: Online Workshop (Traditional Curved Piecing)

Time & Location

04 Jun 2022, 17:00 – 20:00

Online Interactive Workshop

About the Event

Heather Black - Saturday 04 June 2022 - 5.00pm to 8.00pm (BST)

Online Interactive Workshop: Traditional Curve Piecing

We're absolutely delighted to welcome another NEW guest tutor under the CraftyMonkies creative umbrella: the wonderful & hugely talented Heather Black is joining us to teach her fabulous Traditional Curved Piecing (with Stripes!) class - and we can't wait! Here's Heather to tell you all about it!...

Introduction by Heather:-

A little bit about myself, I'm a single (widowed) mother of a beautiful  little girl and sneak quilting in whenever possible.  I've always been  creative and I  began seriously quilting in the summer of 2011 and finished my first quilt in November 2011.  I loved it instantly.  I worked through the  piecing and sandwiching then began hand quilting.  I had no idea that you could use a sewing machine to quilt so I hand quilted my first  quilt, queen size.  That was the last time I hand quilted an entire quilt! I now finish almost all my quilts on my longarm. I'm a designer but I'm not a traditional quilter.  I love and respect the talent, time and creativity in traditional quilts but they would look really odd mixed into my home decor.  I'm a modern to contemporary quilter and designer with a love for bold geometric designs which I hope you will enjoy making with me! "Lot No. 1" (the quilt I have chosen to work with you on) is the first in my Auction House Series of quilt designs. It's hot off the press, so please come join me. I'm really looking forward to working with you!

What You Will Learn in this Online Interactive Workshop:-

We're going to spend so much time taking a really deep dive into how to successfully piece curves and stripes. Most importantly how to mix those curves and stripes for an extra measure of depth and movement. You'll be amazed how the two can really complement each other, we'll talk about geometric shapes and why they work. The workshop will also cover how to make curve templates form easy to find materials (saving you a fortune in supplies in the future!) and how to experiment with mixing different size curves to make abnormal abstract shapes. My aim is to teach you things you things you may never have heard of before. There is always something new to learn!

Skill Level for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

This class is geared for an advanced Beginner/Intermediatequilter/sewer. What do I mean by that? Makers will need to have the basic knowledge of how to use a rotary cutter, sewing machine and sew a consistant 1/4'' seam, so not really that advanced after all!

Fabric requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

You can just use scrap fabrics and come and learn techniques, but if you want to make the quilt exactly as you see in the photograph these are the requirements:-

  • The pattern (included in the cost of your ticket, emailed to you a few days before class)
  • Off white: 3 yards
  • Black: 1 1/4 yards
  • Pink: 1 1/4 yards
  • Gold 5/8 Yard
  • Green (binding): 3/4 yard
  • Backing 4 yards
  • Batting - Twin size

Equipment requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

  • Sewing-Machine
  • Cutting-Mat
  • Fabric Scissors
  • Thread cutter
  • Any other tools you use for quilting..... and a big smile!

Pattern Information relevant to this Online Interactive Workshop:-

Heathers pattern (essential for this project) is included in your course fee and will be forwarded to you, shortly after you've signed up for the course!:-

Tickets for this Online Interactive Workshop (via the Zoom platform) will be limited & allocated on a first-come/first-served basis! If applicable, any free pattern, or other information, relevant to this course will be forwarded to you after booking and approximately 5 days before the course date. The ticket price of £30.00 is based on ONE person attending this crafting class.

This CraftyMonkies Online Interactive Workshop is being broadcast from the United Kingdom and the class time given is based on British Summer Time (BST). We advise you check via Google Search (or similar) to see corresponding start-time in YOUR location! Here's a great world time zone reference:-

Enjoy This Class/Workshop Again on YouTube!

A link to a recording of this workshop will be sent to all who buy a live ticket for the Zoom broadcast approximately 5 working days after the event; the video will be available to view for 30 days from the video release date.

Are you not able to attend this class due to living in a different time-zone? Are you otherwise engaged on the date of this workshop? Well, we have excellent news!

This class will be available to view via Pay-On-Demand via our Online Shop for 30 days following the video release date (approximately 5 working days after broadcast on Zoom).


  • Online Workshop: Trad Piecing

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