BLOCK OF THE
MONTH


EMBROIDERY
CREATIVE SEWING
BEADING
LOCATION
ONE

AZTEC THREADS  CREATIVE STUDIO
BASSETTS MANOR  BUTCHERFIELD LANE
HARTFIELD  EAST SUSSEX
TN7 4LA

01293 324014      info@aztecthreads.com

CREATIVE CRAFT
WORKSHOPS
BURGESS HILL
LOCATION
TWO

AZTEC THREADS
Mabel's Emporium
Burgess Hill

01293 324014      info@aztecthreads.com
February 2020

Thursday 6th
Event Time           10.30am – 2pm
Cost                      £30.00
EVENT TITLE    
 Jacobean Crewel Work
DESCRIPTION
Come along and learn the stitches and techniques of the Jacobeans keeping the old traditions alive then in the same session bring
them into the 21st Century! Using inspirational packs from Aztec Threads and fabrics from Stitchcraft .You can stitch onto Twills,
Linens, Silks and Blanket felt. Create a book of samples or your very own cushion front. Please bring with you a basic sewing kit
including Chenille Needles, scissors, pins, fabric marker pens and your favourite wools, threads and fabrics for stitching. A selection
of threads and fabrics will be available for Sale on the day.
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February 2020

Saturday 15th
Event Time           10.30am – 4pm
Cost                      £50.00
EVENT TITLE    
  Block of the Month 1
DESCRIPTION
Each month we will be exploring a different block and a different technique. These blocks can be assembled into a Sampler
Quilt in time for Christmas or can be upscaled and used to make Cushion Fronts or Bags. At each workshop finishing
instructions will be given based on your choice.
Detailed below is an outline of workshop with fabric requirements to make a 18”x18” block that can be used for a Bag or
Cushion, less fabric will be needed for the 12”x12” block for the quilt but you will still need the same number of contrasting
colours and background.

Block – Rail Fence
Technique – Pin Tucks
Fat Quarter Fabric Requirements (These can be purchased on the day or you can bring your own selection)
1 Background Colour
6 Contrasting Colours
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March 2020
Thursday 5th
Event Time         10am  - 5pm
Event Time         10.30am – 4pm
Cost                    £50.00
EVENT TITLE   
 Free Motion Embroidery Techniques (suitable for all)
DESCRIPTION
In this class the absolute beginner will learn the machine set up, types of threads and fabrics to use as well as the straight stitch
and zig-zag stitch techniques.
The confident beginner will advance further to “drawing” techniques. The intermediate will progress to cut work techniques
and the advanced will tackle perspectives and shadows. Demonstrations will be given to all. A small piece may be completed in
class, but the items made will be largely samples.
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March 2020
Saturday 21st
Event Time           10.30am – 4pm
Cost                     £50.00
EVENT TITLE     
Block of the Month 2
DESCRIPTION
Each month we will be exploring a different block and a different technique. These blocks can be assembled into a Sampler
Quilt in time for Christmas or can be upscaled and used to make Cushion Fronts or Bags. At each workshop finishing
instructions will be given based on your choice.
Detailed below is an outline of workshop with fabric requirements to make a 18”x18” block that can be used for a Bag or
Cushion, less fabric will be needed for the 12”x12” block for the quilt but you will still need the same number of contrasting
colours and background.

Block – Split Lone Star
Technique – Applique
Fat Quarter Fabric Requirements   (These can be purchased on the day or you can bring your own selection)
1 Background Colour
2 Contrasting Colours
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April 2020
Thursday 2nd
Event Time 10.30am – 4pm

EVENT TITLE     
Free Motion Next steps (again suitable for all)
DESCRIPTION
In this class we will aim to complete a picture ready for finishing. Following a design session, we will create a scene bringing it
to life with the clever use of sheers, fabrics, wools, slips and stitches both by hand or by machine.
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April 2020
Saturday 18th
10.30am – 4pm
Event Time          10.30am – 4pm
Cost                     £50.00
EVENT TITLE     
Block of the Month 3
DESCRIPTION
Each month we will be exploring a different block and a different technique. These blocks can be assembled into a Sampler
Quilt in time for Christmas or can be upscaled and used to make Cushion Fronts or Bags. At each workshop finishing
instructions will be given based on your choice.
Detailed below is an outline of workshop with fabric requirements to make a 18”x18” block that can be used for a Bag or
Cushion, less fabric will be needed for the 12”x12” block for the quilt but you will still need the same number of contrasting
colours and background.

Block – Box Garden
Technique – Half Square Triangles
Fat Quarter Fabric Requirements  (These can be purchased on the day or you can bring your own selection)
1 Background Colour
6 Contrasting Colours

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May 2020
Thursday 7th
Event Time               10.30am – 4pm
Cost                         £50.00
EVENT TITLE         
Spring/Summer Table Runner
DESCRIPTION
Using patchwork piecing, quilting and binding techniques make this lovely table runner in time for Summer Al fresco dining.
Using a panel supplied by Aztec threads and your own choice of 4 fat quarters this will make a beautiful Spring/summer
addition to any outdoor setting.
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May 2020
Saturday 23rd
Event Time              10.30am – 4pm
Cost                         £50.00
EVENT TITLE        
 Block of the Month 4
DESCRIPTION
Each month we will be exploring a different block and a different technique. These blocks can be assembled into a Sampler Quilt
in time for Christmas or can be upscaled and used to make Cushion Fronts or Bags. At each workshop finishing instructions
will be given based on your choice.
Detailed below is an outline of workshop with fabric requirements to make a 18”x18” block that can be used for a Bag or
Cushion, less fabric will be needed for the 12”x12” block for the quilt but you will still need the same number of contrasting
colours and background.

Block – Tree Block
Technique – On Point
Fat Quarter Fabric Requirements (These can be purchased on the day or you can bring your own selection)
1 Background Colour
4 Contrasting Colours
Aztec Threads in collaboration with Donna Munday bring you a selection of Creative Workshops at
Mabel’s Emporium Burgess Hill

Note for all workshops
Items to bring to class your own Sewing Machine if class requires machine sewing.
Please also bring along a basic sewing kit including needles, scissors, pins and fabric markers and rotary cutters
and mats if you have them.

All workshops will have coffee and cake included, however No Lunch however there is a café on site at Mabel’s
for you to buy your own.

Small classes of 6 - 8 people     Minimum Class Number is 4 people to enable the class to run

Any questions about course content please contact
donna@themundays.co.uk
all bookings are to be made through info@aztecthreads.com this will include payment of class/workshop


PATCHWORK
and
QUILTING


FREE MOTION
MACHINE
EMBROIDERY