Where will this course lead?

This course will teach you a basic understanding of how to make patchwork blocks and quilted items.

What will I study?

You will study the practical and theoretical aspects of creating patchwork and quilted textiles, learning how to use a rotary cutter, ruler and self healing mat to cut accurate pieces of material, how to set up your machine, how to use different feet for your machine, some colour theory, some design work, how to create simple quilting, discussion on how to progress your interest, patchwork and quilting from around the world, traditional and modern styles of patchwork and quilting.

How will I be assessed?

No assessment required.

How do I get a place on the course?

Please contact our student services department by dialling 0121 678 7000 - option 2. If you are unable to get through, please send an e-mail to Community@solihull.ac.uk.

What are the entry requirements?

You must be 19 years or older.

What else do I need to know?

Please bring your own sewing machine and you will need to supply materials and consumables yourself. You will learn which additional items assist you with creation of patchwork and quilting and may wish to buy these for yourself.

To your first session please bring the following items:

  • Sewing machine
  • Grey, black or white thread
  • Basic sewing kit - consisting of scissors, hand sewing needle(s) and pins

What can I do after this course?

It is possible that a further course may be run to take your skills onward.


Woodlands Campus

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Course Fee

£35 (for 4 weeks)

Course Code


Study Mode

Part Time

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Employment by Region

The career paths provided are to give you an idea of the careers that you could progress onto in the future. However, for some, you may need to complete higher level qualifications and gain experience before your dream job becomes a reality. The information provided is to support further research and to generate some initial career ideas when choosing a course. Please check entry requirements to degree courses, apprenticeships, and jobs as this may vary from year to year and across providers. For further advice and guidance, please contact: careers@solihull.ac.uk.