Sat, 23 Jan | Online Interactive Workshop

Saturday 23 January 2021: Online Workshop (Crazy Patchwork Memory Heart)

Sarah Payne hosts a three-hour Online Interactive Workshop which sees you hone your hand-sewing skills to make a Crazy Patchwork Memory Heart!…
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Saturday 23 January 2021: Online Workshop (Crazy Patchwork Memory Heart)

Time & Location

23 Jan, 16:00 – 19:00 GMT
Online Interactive Workshop

About the Event

Sarah Payne - Saturday 23 January 2021 - 4.00pm to 7.00pm (GMT)

Online Interactive Workshop: Hand-Sewing Crazy Patchwork Memory Heart

It's great to welcome Sarah Payne back for 2021 and in this class you get to exercise your hand-sewing skills via a Heart templated class entitled Crazy Patchwork Memory Heart!

Introduction by Sarah:-

Crazy patchwork was popular in Victorian times when 'well-bred' ladies would piece together random fabrics and then embroider over them. This technique has enjoyed a resurgence in recent years as we appreciate slow-sewing and the importance of re-using and recycling supplies. You can make this into a Memory Heart by making use of scraps of fabric that have personal memories for you. You can keep it simple with your stitches or go full embroidery diva and cover every available space!

So learn a little crazy patchwork and make a romantic heart at the same time. It can be used as a large pin cushion or a small cushion. Add a ribbon and hang it from your wardrobe door or include a scent and pop it in you knicker drawer! How you use it is up to you.

You do not need any specialist equipment or fancy fabrics – simply bash that stash. You just need a pile of pretty fabrics and some threads to have fun. An A4 sized piece of calico will do as a backing fabric. You can mix velvets, silks, cottons, buttons, and lace if you like – there are no rules. You can make your piece into a heart cushion or work it as a square piece. Sarah will show you several different hand stitches that you can use to embellish your piece.

What You Will Learn in this Online Interactive Workshop:-

You will learn how to cut and layer your pieces, how to tack them down and then how to embellish them. Sarah will talk through a variety of different hand stitches that you can try, as well as the use of buttons, beads, ribbon, and lace to embellish your piece. You will also receive a template to create your heart if that is what you choose to do.

This is a hand sewn project so you will be unlikely to finish it in the class, but Sarah will give you details of how to turn your piece into a heart cushion (template supplied).

Skill Level for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

No experience of any kind is needed – jut as long as you can thread a needle!

Material/Fabric requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

  • Scraps of fabrics – any size and shape will work. You can use leftovers from other projects or recycle pieces that have personal meaning for you.
  • A4 piece of scrap calico for the heart foundation.
  • A4 piece of fabric for the back of your heart.
  • Embroidery threads – stranded cotton is the best choice.
  • Any embellishments you fancy using including buttons, beads, lace and ribbon.
  • Toy stuffing.

​Equipment requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

  • Selection of needles & thread!

Pattern Information relevant to this Online Interactive Workshop:-

A Heart template will be supplied once you have signed up for this 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 £25.00 is based on ONE person attending this crafting class.

IMPORTANT - Ordering MATERIALS/EQUIPMENT Online For Any Class/Workshop!

In light of the ongoing potential for lockdowns in some/all parts of the UK due to Covid-19 outbreaks & subsequent Government-imposed restrictions to people movement and business operation, we advise everyone to please book your place & order any materials/equipment online in plenty of time ahead of any course dates.

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