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Quilt on the line

All The Gear, No Idea

Discover the Joy of Quilting

Beginners Course

Sold out! Please contact me if you would like to added to the waiting list!

Embark on a monthly quilting journey: build skills, create art, and connect with fellow quilters!


Escape the distractions of home and join us for a fantastic opportunity to learn new patchwork techniques or enhance existing ones. In my beginner-friendly course, I introduce you to the wonderful world of Quilt As You Go (QAYG) method. With QAYG, each block is quilted individually before being joined together, making it an excellent approach for beginner quilters and those with smaller domestic sewing machines.


Handpick your preferred fabrics and colours, then masterfully piece them together into a stunning work of art, all while receiving guidance and support from an experienced teacher. Immerse yourself in a supportive atmosphere where you can socialise, exchange ideas, and forge lasting friendships with like-minded quilters. Join us today to start your quilting adventure and discover the joy of creating beautiful quilts, one block at a time!

This is me!

Hi, I’m Zoe. My love of patchwork and quilting began when I was a teenager, watching my Mum create stunning quilts using traditional techniques passed down through generations. As I grew older, I became more interested in the craft myself, and began experimenting with different patterns, fabrics, and techniques.

I am a teacher with over 18 years experience and I’ve taught Patchwork and Quilting in person and online for the last 5 years. My work has been featured on Create and Craft, Hochanda, Crafter’s TV, Sew Inspired magazine and more recently the US online magazine We Like Sewing.

Today, I am proud to share my passion for quilting with others and am here to help you create the perfect quilt.

Zoe is very patient and helps everyone to achieve a finished quilt they can be proud of.


Discover the delights of quilting in monthly Tuesday sessions: boost skills, connect with quilters, and unleash your creativity! Our monthly quilting course offers a fun and fulfilling experience, perfect for those with limited time or space at home or during the week. Improve your skills and learn new techniques with focused sessions led by Zoe, an experienced teacher.


Engage in hands-on learning and receive valuable advice tailored to your needs. As you explore the works of fellow quilters, inspiration will spark, fueling your own creativity and igniting fresh ideas for your projects.


Connect with a community of passionate quilters who share your love for this craft. Join us today and elevate your quilting journey!

You can create a beautiful quilt that you will cherish for years to come, even if you’ve never made a stitch before.

Click here to book on:

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The sessions will take place one Tuesday a month for 12 months.

September 12th - focus: getting started, block 1.

October 10th - focus: troubleshooting, block 2

November 14th - focus: choosing sashing, block 3

December 12th - focus: get quilting, block 4

January 16th - focus: troubleshooting, block 5

February 13th - focus: FMQ, block 6

March 12th - focus: bias tape, block 7

April 9th - focus: appliqué, block 8

May 14th - focus: joining the blocks, block 9

June 11th - focus: adding the borders

July 9th - focus: quilting the borders

August 13th - focus: binding the quilt

After you book on, I will send you the requirements for the whole quilt and equipment suggestions. Each month, I will send the details of the block we will work on, along with a link to a video tutorial.

After you click the button and book your space, I will email you the full requirements for the whole quilt. I will send the instructions before each session, but don’t worry if you can’t print them out, you will get a physical copy too.

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To keep classes small, there are only 9 spaces available on this course.

Registration ends 29th August.

The cost is just £180 for 12 months tuition.

Once you learn the techniques in a relaxed, social setting, it will be easy for you to add interest to future projects.


Come along to try something new and sew with some lovely, inspiring people!


Zoe’s teaching approach is excellent, she is so helpful both in class and away from class if you have a problem.


Zoe has provided invaluable assistance and guidance.

Pay just £180 for 12 months tuition.


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Can I attend on my own?

That's no problem, by the end on the first class we will feel like we have known each other for ages.

What if I work too slowly?

You work at your own pace. I am just at the end of an email if you need support after the session has finished. And use the video tutorials to remind yourself of the techniques.

What if I don't have my own equipment?

Don't worry, I have some equipment that can be used in the sessions and I will provide a suggested equipment list for when you are ready to invest in your own.


Is this Course for me?

  • This is for you if you are a complete beginner or have patchwork experience.

  • This is for you if you want to learn a new technique in a small, social group.

Contact me at if you would like more information

12 Sept 2023, 09:30 – 13 Aug 2024, 12:30
27, Harraton Terrace, Durham Rd, Birtley, Chester-le-Street DH3 2QG, UK
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