• Crazy Patchwork & Embroidery, Tutor - Linda Robinson
    27/02/2018 - 24/04/2018
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Booking Information: online payments are taken securely via PayPal – you do not need to have a Paypal account. If you prefer not to book and pay online, please call Linda or Rebecca on 01995 603363 or email linda@creativethreadworkshops.co.uk  to book your place.

About the course

For lovers of fabric and stitch – crazy patchwork is a perfect indulgence to using a wide variety of fabrics. One of the most endearing qualities of crazy patchwork is the different textures, fabrics, and trims put together for effect.  This course is suitable for beginners to embroidery and patchwork and those who are new to crazy patchwork. It is a lovely hand stitch course, the patchwork is hand pieced and embellished with beads and hand embroidery.

Your finished piece could be framed, made into a cushion, or if your hooked you can repeat your block design to make a throw, or bed runner.

What you will learn

Over the 8 week course you will learn a wide variety of skills, to include a range of embroidery stitches, ribbon work, couching, designing your own crazy patchwork piece, beading and more, we will work with themes and motifs which evolve round a subject you love.


The course is suitable for all. Some hand embroidery experience would help you along nicely.

What you need

Your crazy patchwork piece will be around 14″ maximum in size, bearing this in mind you will need a variety of fabrics which can be off cuts from your stash. Mix the fabrics up you will need a mixture of patterns and plains to allow a place for embroidery.

  • Cottons, Liberty fabrics work well
  • Silks
  • Rayon
  • Linens
  • Velvet
  • Upholstery fabrics.
  • Trims a variety of ribbons, appox. 1/4  – 3/4 inch wide, satin, organza and velvets are all great.
  • Ric Rac, lace
  • Silk Embroidery ribbon
  • Embroidery threads, variety is good, perle, stranded, variegated, cotton a broder, Rayons, bring what you have don’t worry to much you will be able to chose some of my threads.
  • Hoop or frame if you prefer.
  • Sewing kit to include a variety of embroidery needle sizes and beading needles.



Croston Road, Garstang, PR3 1FL, United Kingdom