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Zoom Jewel Quilt Course Winter 2023-2024

Full Course Fee £200

£50 deposit required to reserve your place


This course offers a unique opportunity to develop your ruler quilting skills over 8 months with the added bonus of ending the course with a stunning quilt, a whole new set of quilting skills and bags of confidence to apply ruler quilting to future projects. Angie will be with you every step of the way. 


Please check out the Jewel Quilt Graduates Album for inspiration!


Minimal ruler work basics are required to join this course. All patterns and templates will be taught and demonstrated in detail with access to recorded tutorials between live classes. You will not be required to stitch during the live sessions, these will be for observing design demonstrations, asking questions and quilt progress sharing.


The first session will be dedicated to ensuring everyone gets online ok and to discuss preparing for the course, equipment, fabric, thread, wadding and the course outline.


Course outline:  

  • Full course over 12 sessions (approx 8 months)
  • Live Sessions 1-2hrs max
  • Access to video recordings of each session to playback in your own time (for the duration of the course and at least 12 months afterwards)
  • Small group sizes to ensure time for interaction (max 8)
  • Private Jewel Quilt Makers Support Page to share your progress and support others
  • Course Fee: £200 (can be paid in 4 instalments), £50 deposit to secure your place plus 3 further instalments due mid October, early December and mid February 2024.


Equipment required: 

  • Ruler Foot for your machine (0.5”)
  • Westalee 12” Arc Starter Ruler
  • Westalee Sampler Set
  • Spacing Gauge
  • any size 8 point Crosshair or similar (patchwork ruler with 45° guide line)


Optional Extras: 

  • Echo Guides
  • Quilting Gloves such as ‘Machingers' (personal choice)
  • Free-motion Glider - recommended
  • Fabric marking pens/pencils - discussed in session one


This year there are two evening sessions, one morning and one afternoon session to choose from with the following date structure: Times BST/GMT. Late afternoon and evening sessions also work for Eastern and Central US times zones.


Wednesday Eve     19:00 - 21:00

Thursday AM           10:00 - 12:00 noon

Thursday PM           15:00 - 17:00 

Thursday Eve          19:00 - 21:00





Session 1: Meet & greet, requirements, fabric and thread, preparing for the course.



Session 2: 6” Cornerstone & Centre Square Part 1



Session 3: 10” Cornerstone



Session 4: Centre Square Part II and QAYGO method intro



Session 5: Panel 1, trimming blocks, QAYGO joining technique



Session 6: Panel 2



Session 7: 8” Cornerstone



Session 8: Panel 3 Part I



Session 9: Panel 3 Part II



Session 10: Panel 3 Part III



Session 11: Binding options, multi-coloured, double-sided



Session 12: Final show & tell. Class often postponed to allow more time to finish.


Basic experience of ruler work is a sign-up requirement. Angie will not be teaching machine set-up therefore you are required to be comfortable fitting the ruler foot and stitching basic straight and curved lines.


There is plenty of time to decide (and shop for) fabrics, even after the first session. For the first couple of sessions you will find it easier and less stressful to stitch out the designs on ‘practice’ fabric sandwiches, rather than your chosen finished fabric. 


This will not be the case for every session, don’t worry, you won’t end up making two, unless you want to of course! As your confidence and skill level improves you will not feel as much need. We usually find things easier the second time round which is what makes Jewel a fabulous development tool as you stitch each block four times, improving your technique and muscle memory each time.


Jewel Quilt Pattern Book is not included in the course fee. It is available to purchase from my online shop but I do not insist you have it. I will supply PDF instructions at every stage. The book was updated last year and reprinted. PDF’s supplied are of the latest version for those with older pattern books. The written instructions are the same but a few more diagrams have been added.


The quilt requires approx 6m of fabric per side. Introductory notes and detailed fabric requirements are supplied in PDF form and also discussed in Session 1.


Please do not hesitate to get in touch should you have any further questions.


Thank you for looking!

Zoom Jewel Quilt Course 2023 - 2024 - £200

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