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Saturday 25 February 2023: Online Workshop (Striptease!)

Sarah Payne, hosts a three-hour Online Interactive Workshop which will see you learn some QAYG techniques and ideas for those scraps!

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Saturday 25 February 2023: Online Workshop (Striptease!)
Saturday 25 February 2023: Online Workshop (Striptease!)

Time & Location

25 Feb 2023, 16:00 – 19:00 GMT

Online class

About the Event

Sarah Payne- Saturday 25 February 2023 - 4.00pm to 7.00pm (GMT)

Online Interactive Workshop: Striptease!

We're absolutely delighted to welcome back Sarah Payne into the CraftyMonkies spotlight for a much-requested repeat of her Striptease workshop, which last ran with CraftyMonkies way back in 2020! If any of you missed this class last time, or indeed are new to CraftyMonkies, please don't hesitate to book. Sarah is such a great teacher when it comes to beginners and for people who would like to learn some traditional quilting techniques. Her strong army of followers love her genuine, fun, friendly nature and her willingness to make sure you learn lots!

Introduction by Sarah:-

An overflowing stash pile is a common conundrum for quilters. We love the fabric when we buy it, we have great fun making stuff with it, and then we are loath to throw away those last little bits! So we keep them, and keep them, and keep them. We add to the pile until we can barely see over the top of it! So here is a quilt that will get you using up all those little pieces. Who cares if they match – even better if they don’t!

This Quilt As You Go (QAYG) project is perfect for bashing that stash!

What You Will Learn in this Online Interactive Workshop:-

This is a really fun way to work your way through all of those piles of scraps you have been collecting in a corner of your sewing room. This class will show you how to create a fun block, and then quilt as you go to put it all together. You won’t get the quilt done in a class, but you can at least make a start!

You will receive a full pattern after the class so don’t worry. You will also be shown how to put the QASG blocks together.

Skill Level for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

Beginner and above.

Material requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

This sample quilt is approx. 30 x 40 inches and the requirements are based on that size. But you don’t need all of it to get started and can add to it as you go.

  • A mixture of fabrics for the pattern. Just grab some scraps or some Fat-Quarters
  • 50cm of a neutral colour for the contrasting strips
  • 15cm of a neutral fabric for the sashing on the quilt front ( I used the same fabric as the contrasting strips)
  •  1 ¼ m of backing fabric
  • 1 ¼ m of calico (or similar)  to be used as the foundation – this wont be seen as and long as it is a light colour, you can use anything, including old sheets.
  • 12 pieces of wadding measuring 10.5” squares of wadding (60cm of wadding cut from the bolt)

Prep before the class. – cut at a 10 ½ inch square from the wadding, the backing fabric and the foundation fabric. You can also cut some strips from your scraps if you don’t have any. We will use a mixture of 1 inch, 1 ½ inch, 2 inch and 2 ½ inch strips. You wont need many to get started, and we will cut more during the class.

Equipment requirements for this Online Interactive Workshop:-

Sewing machine with a walking foot.

Pattern Information relevant to this Online Interactive Workshop:-

Sarah's FREE pattern to be sent after you have booked & before the class.

​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 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). We advise you check via Google Search (or similar) to see corresponding start-time in YOUR location!

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Please ensure you book your place & order any materials/fabrics/equipment online in plenty of time ahead of course dates.

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.

This class will also be available to view via Pay-On-Demand via our Online Shop for 60 days following the video release date (approximately 5 working days after broadcast on Zoom).


  • Online Workshop - Striptease!

    This ticket is for the CraftyMonkies Online Interactive Workshop with Sarah Payne on Saturday 25 February 2023 (4.00pm-7.00pm, GMT)

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