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Performing Arts & Photography

Introduction to Patchwork and Quilting by Hand

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 3

Study mode Evening

Duration 19 weeks

Start date Jan 2023

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Course overview

Would you like to learn more about quilting and patchwork by hand? Are you interested in creating a personal visual statement, inspired by a theme of your choice? Then this fun engaging evening class is for you.

This bespoke class has been created .to introduce students back into a supportive learning environment where fun and creativity are at the heart of its learning, a chance to meet new like-minded people and work towards a tangible outcome.  

Edinburgh College has purpose-built workrooms with state-of-the-art facilities and a supportive learning environment to ensure a quality teaching and learning experience that meets the needs of all its learners. Come and join us for this 18-week practical evening course now.

What you will learn

Through weekly 2-hour sessions, you will be led by a qualified and creative lecturer to achieve the following outcomes

Weeks 1 – 9

Introduction to Patchwork and Quilting by hand

Create an applied textile design using paper piecing, applique and embroidery as a basis for hand quilting, to produce a wall hanging.

Weeks 10 - 18

Introduction to Creative Sketchbooks

Create a personal visual statement, using self-generated images, inspired by a theme of your choice, combining a range of paper and binding techniques, to produce a creative sketchbook.

Materials will be provided but you may be encouraged to bring images and some items from home, to personalise your experience, however, this is not essential.

How the course is assessed

  • Continual assessment through weekly classes

Number of days per week

  • Tuesdays 6pm - 9pm

Entry requirements

  • No formal qualifications are needed for this course

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • There is no formal interview process
  • You will be required to pay £300 which will cover the course and materials needed for your weekly sessions.
  • A payment plan can be agreed but all fees must be paid in order to complete the course.
  • Please email pass@edinburghcollege.ac.uk for more information

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Granton Campus Evening 31/01/23 19 Weeks

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