Quilt fabric Supplies & Classes - The Patch Works classes

The PatchWorks

91 Patrick Street, Hobart, Tas 7000
(03) 6234 2279

The Patch Works


The Patch Works offers an extensive and varied range of patchwork fabric. Fabric for traditional patchwork quilts and fabric for contemporary quilting including many batiks and Kaffe Fassett fabrics. The PatchWorks has classes throughout the year and offers a beginners patchwork quilt class with free tuition to get you started.


Term 2 Class List - 2018

The PatchWorks conducts a number of quilt making classes throughout the year including a free tuition beginners quilt class for those who would love to make a quilt but don’t know where to start. We have three class terms and publish class lists prior to commencement of each term. Drop by or ring to sign-up for a class.

Machine Patchwork Classes
Our machine patchwork classes are designed to please both beginners and experienced quilters. Skill levels are indicated throughout. Sample quilts are for inspiration, color and fabric can be individually selected, the choice is yours.

* We provide unlimited tea and coffee (and afternoon tea) for class participants, but you will need to bring your own lunch.

Absolute Beginners! Free Class!

A free class designed for those who would love to make a quilt, but don't know where to start. Learn all the correct basic techniques of rotary cutting, machine piecing, including sewing accurate seams, pressing, quilt construction, layering, quilting and binding. These basic skills will allow you to progress to advanced designs with confidence. There is no tuition fee but you will need fabric, tools and sewing machine. A list of all requirements will be supplied when you enroll. Limited places available.

Sunday  15  &  29  July
9.30-3.30








Hand Applique

The classic technique featured in many Best of Show winners over the years. Jill will guide you through points, dots, stems, flowers, all the beautiful stitching knowledge you will need to produce a Traditional masterpiece or modern variation. Beginners welcome.

Saturday  21 & 28 July and 4 August
10.00-12.00
$60 - Jill Griffin






Bento Blocks

A colourful, stylish quilt featuring interesting piecing technique and finished with modern hand quilting with heavy thread. Some experience would be useful.

Sunday  2 September
9.30-3.30
$60 - Jill Griffin



Sunset Strip

California colours sparkle in this Batik quilt, with strip piecing techniques to make construction quick and easy. Cutting experience would be useful.

Sunday  16 September
9.30-3.30
$60 - Jill Griffin



Beginners Machine Quilting

An introduction to machine quilting which will include - Preparing and layering the quilt. Suitable threads and needles. Exploring your machine's stitches and tension. Creative walking foot quilting. Free motion quilting.

Sunday  9 September
9.30-3.30
$60 - Virginia Koster


Asian Style Jacket

For many centuries patchwork and quilting have been used to reinforce, repair and decorate garments and household items all over the world. Simple to sew and construct without a formal pattern, this is a classic, timeless Asian garment. Some experience needed for this class.
Sunday  5 & 12 August
9.30-3.30
$120 - Virginia Koster


Machine Applique

A great technique for creating all sorts of quilts, durable children's quilts, graphic art quilts, or traditional beauties, and garments. This class will feature samples of numerous techniques for making and stitching applique. Suitable for beginners.

Sunday  19 August
9.30-3.30
$60 - Virginia Koster


The Finishing Touch

Solve the dilemma of finishing your quilts. Straight or Bias bindings, single or double binding, mitered corners, decorative edgings and stitches, width of binding and much more will be demonstrated during the class.

Saturday  1 September
1.00-3.00
$20 - Jill and Virginia



UFO Days

Possibly our most popular day, the original and the best, a day to work on any project you want to finish, with assistance if you want it, and delicious afternoon tea, amongst friendly company.

Sunday   9.30-3.30   $20

22  July
26  August
23  September

IMPORTANT! It is essential that you pay for your class or UFO day at the time of booking to secure your place. Two weeks notice of withdrawal is required to receive a refund of your class fee. (We understand that personal emergencies do arise from time to time and the circumstances will be taken into consideration at the time).