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Quilts: Textile Treasures from Wales- Workshops and Talks

23 Jul - 03 Aug 2013
  • Dates

    23 Jul 2013, 03 Aug 2013, 03 Aug 2013

  • Location:

    Museum of East Anglian Life

  • Price:

    See each workshop for details


Title: Welsh Inspired Patchwork Cushion Cover Workshop with Lisa Harris
Date: Tuesday 23rd July 2013
Time: 10.00-4.00pm

Join our patchwork obsessed Curator, Lisa Harris, to make a cushion cover inspired by our Welsh quilts exhibition but with a functional twist! You will learn how to design and construct the cushion cover, and also do some easy machine quilting.

A list of materials required will be sent in advance of the workshop. Participants will be expected to provide their own sewing machine and rotary cutting equipment.

Price: £35

Title: Hand Quilting with Pippa Moss
Date: Saturday 3rd August 2013
Time: 9.30-12.30pm

Pippa is a hand quilting expert and has won many awards for her quilts. She will explain the best needles, threads, thimbles and waddings to make this technique achievable. If you book both of Pippa’s classes you will get a £2.00 discount on the total price (£40 for both). All work for this class will be carried out by hand, a sewing machine will not be required. To find out more about Pippa and her quilts, check out her blog http://welshquilts.blogspot.co.uk/

Price: £21

Title: Hand Applique with Pippa Moss
Date: Saturday 3rd August 2013
Time: 1.30-4.30pm

Pippa is an expert on all levels of hand appliqué having won awards for her wonderful quilts at shows such as Malvern and the Festival of Quilts. In this class you can start a Baltimore or Hawaiian style piece of Appliqué. If you book both of Pippa’s classes you will get a £2.00 discount on the total price (£40 for both). All work for this class will be carried out by hand, a sewing machine will not be required. To find out more about Pippa and her quilts, check out her blog http://welshquilts.blogspot.co.uk/

Price: £21

 

Talk
Title: Welsh and Durham Quilts with Pippa Moss
Date: Thursday 18th July 2013
Time: 7.30pm or arrive from 6pm onwards to see the Exhibition of Welsh Quilts in Abbot’s Hall

Pippa Moss is not only a hand quilter who has won many awards for her quilts but she is also an avid collector of antique quilts. Come and hear Pippa talk about some of the Welsh and Durham quilts in her collection. Find out how they were made, what materials were used and learn to identify regional variations, as well as getting the chance to see these fabulous quilts up close! To find out more about Pippa and her quilts, check out her blog http://welshquilts.blogspot.co.uk/

Price: £6.00 to include tea and cake

 

For more information on the exhibition click here

All workshops and talks should be paid for at the time of booking. A refund can only be given if 4 weeks notice of cancellation is received (less £5 administration fee). A replacement person to the workshop or talk is of course acceptable. Full refunds will be made immediately if the session is cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control.

Contact the collections team to check availability and make a booking on 01449 618225 or lisa.harris@eastanglianlife.org.uk

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