Blue Mist – Autumn Intermediate/Advanced Class


Blue Mist

This is our Autumn 2019 class which takes part over 10 weeks. This class can be delivered in two different ways. You can attend our weekly class at The Sewing Shed or alternatively via our online class which is delivered via email with online support. Classes commence throughout the first week of September.

The finished size of the quilt is 87 inches x 87 inches

Requirements as follows

  • Dark fabric (this is for the squares throughout) – 52 inches
  • Light pattern – 45 inches
  • Medium pattern – 45 inches
  • Medium 1- 52 inches
  • Medium 2- 52 inches
  • Background – 2 1/2 yards
  • Light Floral – 1 yard
  • Centre -2 fat quarters (medium and dark)
  • Border-  24 inches Binding – 24 inches

For a limited time only, when you purchase over 50% of the fabric requirements from The Sewing Shed, you will receive 10% off your fabric purchase*. (Terms & Conditions apply, while stocks last)

If you’re interested in taking part in our Online Class you can sign up here

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Nikki x

Last call- Retreat 2019

A few updates regarding the upcoming retreats.

The name and address of the hotel is

The Royal Hotel Valentia.  Farranreagh, Knightstown, Valentia Island, Co. Kerry

For those of you who are making the shadow quilt, there is an error in the requirement list. The dark shadow fabric should be 56 inches, not 1 yard as stated, apologies for the mistake.  If you already have you fabric, them I will be bringing items from the shop that we can rectify the problem.

Please remember that if anyone needs anything, then Tuesday 26th at 7 pm is the request deadline as the van will be packed and ready for road by that time.

See all you retreaters soon.




2019 Retreat details

The 2019 The Sewing Shed Retreat is nearly here. The final details for each retreat are as follows.


Sewing machine, cutting board, ruler, cutter, scissors, pins, thread and the rest of your sewing kit.  Fabric for your project.

An extension lead, not too long as we will have plugs already set up under the tables.

Any medication that you may need.

There is a small shop nearby but apart from that you are on an island , so please bear that in mind, unless you wish to drive back to the mainland. The hotel bar is open every night and there will be music on Saturday night. They also sell snacks and coffee if you need anything else.

A three course meal will be provided each day but not on the Sunday, however the hotel do a very good Sunday lunch. You are welcome till sew until mid afternoon on Sunday.

Please bring an item for show and tell. 

Retreat 1- Thursday 28th FEB

You are welcome to book in anytime in the morning from 10 am. you can set up your machines and organise yourself. There will be an opening dinner at 2 pm on the 28th at the hotel.

Retreat 2- Tuesday 5th FEB

You are welcome to book in anytime in the morning from 10 am. you can set up your machines and organise yourself. There will be an opening dinner at 2 pm on the 5th at the hotel.

We will have a small pop up shop set up but if anyone needs anything in particular please get in contact before Tuesday 26th. It takes us two days to load and set up so to ensure you get what you need contact us before that date. We can accept card payments on site.

Looking forward to lots of sewing fun and laughing.