This 30” square Mandela quilt is constructed in wedges on a tear away fabric. Participants will be shown how to create their own design using a few simple lines or opt to use the version provided.
The addition of circles or other shapes can add extra interest.
We’ll use the decorative stitches on your sewing machine to embellish the wedges before assembling and inserting onto the background fabric.
This is not a pieced project. Requirements list can be found under essential information.
About The Day
The Mandala Quilt Workshop will run from 10am until 4pm and include refreshments, including fresh coffee, teas and a light lunch.
Please note: There is a flight of stairs from the main entrance with a stair lift. The course will take place in the Gallery on the second floor accessed only by a flight of stairs.
Mandela Requirements list
1.25m Cotton Soft Stabilizer **
Stick Fabric Glue
1m Freezer Paper
Sewing machine with open toe foot if available
Monopoly monofilament thread ***
Thread for decorative stitching, bring a selection of colours, it’s nice to use threads which will contrast with your fabric and add a bit of a pop.
I use Glide threads, but any rayon threads will work, it will also add a slight sheen to your piece.
You could also bring some decorative threads for couching, beads and any other embellishments you might want to use.
Rotary cutter, mat and ruler.
Pen/pencil for tracing design.
Any other notions you like to use.
Fabric 1 Red 10cm
Fabric 2 Yellow 10cm
Fabric 3 Purple Floral Fat Quarter
Fabric 4 Green 15cm
Fabric 5 Dk Purple Fat Quarter
Fabric 6 Blue/green Floral 20cm
Fabric 7 Multi Print Fat Quarter
Fabric 8 Blue 15cm
Background fabric 30” square
Backing fabric 34” square
Wadding 34” square
*** I can provide the cotton soft if required, it’s my preferred stabilizer and so much cheaper that Stitch N Tear.
I can also provide the Monopoly thread – you will need to bring an empty bobbin to fill
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