Learn Patchwork and Quilting: For Beginners

Learn Patchwork and Quilting, a beginners course
Make this beautiful patchwork cushion on our Patchwork course for beginners

Learn Patchwork and Quilting. 

 An online step-by-step Patchwork course for beginners. 

Learn Patchwork and Quilting by following along with our expert tutor, Jill Gledhill, from the comfort of your own home. Follow and track progress online and begin making your own creative projects today. 

School of Stitched Textiles

As the UK’s largest distance learning provider of  accredited Textile courses we’re passionate about teaching and supporting people to learn new skills. 

Learn Patchwork and Quilting with our brand new online  patchwork. Aimed at complete beginners, this course will introduce you to key techniques so that you can put them into practise by making 3 creative projects.  

So, join our tutor, Janet Gledhill now and start learning how to make creative quilts and projects today. 

Online Teaching Platform

All of our beginner courses are taught online and delivered through high quality tutorial videos and downloadable course content. Theses are accessed through our dedicated online teaching platform, the Creative Classroom.  With access to your own private learning dashboard you’ll be able to work your way through the course content, check off tasks as you complete them and track your progress throughout the course. 

You’ll get full access to your course for 12 months. 

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What You'll Learn

Learn how to hand cut, rotary cut , tack and sew hexagons.

Cutting and sewing strip patchwork and adding bordering.

Cutting and stitching concentric square blocks

Learn how to create embellishments like the Suffolk puff & how to attached them.

Get that professional finish with several lessons on quilt binding and hanging. there are 3 projects to complete.

Close up of the hexagons used in patchwork and Quilting

Patchwork and Quilting Tutor


Janet completed both her City & Guilds Level 3 and Diploma in Patchwork & Quilting with the School of Stitched Textiles. She is a keen artist and enjoys experimenting with different types of mediums. Janet is a member of the Quilters Guild Contemporary Group as well as SAQA. After recently giving up full time employment, Janet is able to devote more time to textile skills. Her favorite techniques are machine quilting and piecing.

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