Patchwork

All weekend at All Saint's Church, Camping Ground.

Hosted by Saxtead residents, Deborah and Mary.

There will be plenty of samples of different types of patchwork.

Deborah will be demonstrating piecing and appliqué.

Mary shall be demonstrating machine quilting. she'll be making a Christmas stocking, as illustrated (top right), demonstrating the process of cutting, placing and stitching the pieces.

Come and have a go!

There will be backing fabric and strips of coloured fabrics available so visitors can try their hand at simple woven patchwork if they wish. All welcome, all abilities.

Images of quilting:Deborah's left-hand side/top/bottom left x2 Mary's right-hand side/bottom right x1

"I have been doing patchwork and quilting for twenty years since we moved to Suffolk and did the City and Guilds course through WI seven years ago. My inspiration comes mainly from nature, both sea and countryside and the joy of using the glorious fabrics available." Deborah, Saxtead resident.