10am – 12pm
During this Patchwork Workshop with Lauren MacDonald, you will learn how to sew together fabrics into a quilt top entirely by hand. You’ll learn a combination of patchwork techniques, practicing making a log cabin block or freeform patchwork, and you’ll learn to get perfectly precise shapes and odd angles with the English paper piecing technique. Lauren will be combining textile history and culture with practical skills, no knowledge of patchwork is needed.
Lauren MacDonald is a multidisciplinary designer, researcher, and founder of the textiles studio Working Cloth. She has a background in material culture, textile science, and fashion, and her practice is focused on traditional textile handcrafts. Her first book In Pursuit of Color: From fungi to fossil fuels: uncovering the origins of the world’s most famous dyes will be out in July 2023.
The workshop is open to a maximum of 14 participants (age 15+) on a first come, first served basis. Attendance at the workshop costs £65 with all proceeds supporting our After School Club for local state school students.
154 Stoke Newington Church Street.
N16 0JU London