Patchwork Course
For Beginners
Course Overview

Patchwork & Quilting for Beginners

Ever wanted to try your hand at patchwork and quilting? Discover our online patchwork and quilting for beginners course, designed to guide you step by step through the basics.

Learn patchwork and quilting by following along with our expert tutor, Jill Gledhill, from the comfort of your own home. Follow and track your progress online and begin making your own creative projects today. 

Aimed at complete beginners, this course will introduce you to key techniques that you can put into practice by making 3 creative projects!

What You'll Learn

Online Teaching Platform

This quilting for beginners course is taught online  via high quality tutorial videos and downloadable course content. The course is accessed through our dedicated online teaching platform, the Creative Classroom.  With access to your own private learning dashboard you’ll be able to work your way through the course content, check off tasks as you complete them and track your progress throughout the course. 

You’ll get full access to your course for 12 months. 

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Beginner Patchwork & Quilting Lessons

Let your creative juices flow and discover a passion for patchwork and quilting with our immersive course, led by expert tutor Jill Gledhill. This Quilting for Beginners UK course will guide you through everything you need to know when it comes to patchwork and quilting, from adding bordering to creating embellishments.

As the UK’s largest distance learning provider of accredited textile design courses online, we’re passionate about teaching and supporting people to learn new skills. Join like-minded individuals and register your interest today!


Quilting Tutor, Janet Gledhill

Janet completed both her City & Guilds Level 3 and Diploma in Patchwork & Quilting with the School of Stitched Textiles. 

She is a keen artist and enjoys experimenting with different types of mediums. Janet is a member of the Quilters Guild Contemporary Group as well as SAQA. After recently giving up full time employment, Janet is able to devote more time to textile skills. Her favourite techniques are machine quilting and piecing.

Craft Courses For Beginners

As well as patchwork and quilting, we also offer craft courses for beginners in other disciplines, including Knitting for Beginners, Drawing Course for Beginners and Machine Embroidery for Beginners.

For those of you who are a little more advanced, we also offer accredited online textile courses. Our Patchwork and Quilting accredited course is available at a range of skill stages, including master practitioner.


Needle Felting

Machine Embroidery

Hand Embroidery


Jacobean Crewelwork



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