Creative Quilting Workshop with House of Quinn - Abstract Appliqué

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Creative Quilting Workshop with House of Quinn - Abstract Appliqué

Sunday 04 October 2020

Session: 1


Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm

Level: Used A Machine Once or Twice

Creative Quilting Workshop - Abstract Appliqué

Maximum Class Size: 8

Level: Beginner/intermediate - This session is a creative session with a variety of skills designed to be achievable for all levels. Students must have an understanding of machine sewing.

During this workshop, Julius will guide you through a creative approach to applique and textiles collage so that you can create your own quilted wall hanging.

You will begin by learning a little bit about House of Quinns own practises, showing you a selection of quilt work and inspiration to help you start thinking creatively about your abstract quilt composition. Julius will teach you how to use a range of hand applique techniques to create a unique composition that you will then hand quilt and bind to turn it into a wall hanging.

This workshop is an opportunity to deconstruct traditional quilting techniques and experiment so that you can create something that is personal to you. By the end of the workshop, you will not only have a beautiful wall hanging to take away but should be armed with the skills to carry on making at home!

In this workshop you will cover the following techniques:

  • Textiles collage and composition

  • Simple hand applique techniques and skills

  • Constructing and finishing your quilted piece ready for display.

  • Materials: Your quilted wall hanging will measure approximately 55cm x 55cm. We will supply you with natural bamboo/cotton wadding and threads, you can also rummage through our fabric scraps to see if we have anything that compliments your design. 

    You will need to bring with you one piece of fabric for the back measuring 55cm x 55cm plus a variety of smaller pieces to create the front.

    Booking a class at Ray Stitch entitles you to 10% off all fabrics in-store purchase for use in the course and for one week afterwards.


    Julius Arthur is the founder and owner of House of Quinn, Julius has an MDES in Fashion Design and Business and a background in textile & 3D design.

    House of Quinn is a design studio and online concept store based in Sussex, it was created to propose a simple edit of handmade objects for living spaces. Taking inspiration from Julius' Cornish heritage and traditional craft techniques, he designs objects that are reflective of our daily rituals, things we find comfort in and items that could become part of personal collections and narratives.

    Today HoQ has become synonymous for their signature hand made quilts, soft furnishings and interior products after launching in 2016 with the first quilt collection 'Renewed'.

    Working with renewed and consciously sourced textiles, each quilt is handmade in Sussex using traditional quilting and appliqué techniques to create contemporary objects with a sense of place and function.