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*SOLD OUT* Steam Punk with Jen Kingwell - Wednesday 6th March 2024



Join us for an exciting and creative quilting adventure with the owner of amitié Textiles, Jen Kingwell. During the class, Jen will share her expertise, innovative techniques and colour theory as you embark on creating your own Steam Punk quilt. Have a blast playing with wild fabric choices – things that you might not normally put together and fly out of your comfort zone.

 Jen’s teaching style is known for its warmth and encouragement, fostering a supportive environment where creativity flourishes. Participants will not only leave with the beginnings of a stunning Steam Punk quilt but also with newfound inspiration and a deeper understanding of quilt design and colour theory. Whether you are a seasoned quilter or a beginner, this workshop is designed to cater to all skill levels. 

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from one of the quilting world's leading artists. Reserve your spot today for a day filled with creativity, camaraderie, and the joy of quilting! 

During this workshop, Jen will cover hand piecing, pattern drafting  & working with pre-cut acrylic templates. Jen will supply a Steam Pink pattern for you to use on the day or you can choose to purchase any of Jen’s patterns to work on. Not sure about Steam Punk, you're welcome to bring along another of Jen's hand piecing projects to learn with. 

Terms and conditions of booking: We ask for your understanding that when you book a spot in a workshop it is non-refundable.
We book teachers to travel & teach their skills/crafts months in advance. They often spend weeks preparing for a workshop and cancellations cannot be accommodated. You can, however, transfer your booking to a friend or family member.

Skill Level:
beginner
Skill Details:
Beginner - Advanced *This is a hand skills class
Requirements:
A variety of small cuts of fabric- remember to include some florals, geometrics, spots, stripes etc scraps, fat 1/16ths and eighths (and more is always better 😉😉), Template plastic- a thicker one works best (or Steam Punk acrylic template set), Ultra fine permanent marker, Scissors for cutting plastic, Fabric scissors, Straw or milliners needles size 11, Neutral 50 wt cotton thread to blend with fabrics for piecing eg 2375, General sewing requirements eg pins, 0.7mm Mechanical pencil (propelling pencil) with 2B lead, 1/4" simple seam wheel ( I will bring some), Sandpaper board or sheet of medium-grade sandpaper (from the hardware store ).
Instructor Name:
Jen Kingwell
Instructor Bio:
Midwife by trade who turned her stitching addiction into a career.
After decades of exploring all areas of the craft world, Jen bought her first patchwork store in 1999.
Surrounding herself daily with walls of fabric encouraged her to explore colour combinations and push the boundaries when discovering her signature style: which she describes as "traditional blocks with a modern twist".

It's Jen's use of colour that makes her quilts instantly recognisable. She is a scrap quilter and the more fabrics she can include in any one project the happier she is.

Hand stitching is her favourite hobby, and teaching all the tips and tricks she knows brings her great joy.

*SOLD OUT* Steam Punk with Jen Kingwell - Wednesday 6th March 2024

Cost:
$ 100.00
Includes: Steam Punk Pattern coffee/tea station and Morning/Afternoon Tea (byo lunch)