Quilt of Hope (Mast studios)

Ref: C3747489

Would you like to share creative skills, build new friendships and connect with your community?: Come to our Quilt of Hope taster session. This 2.5h taster will give you a fun and friendly introduction to handcrafting with textiles, an opportunity to express your hopes for the future through creativity. The taster will lead to a 10-week community project where we will create a beautiful textile wall hanging to display. The Quilt of Hope Taster (and Project) is suitable for Southampton residents from any background, culture and language and welcomes complete beginners as well as those who bring a skill or enthusiasm for crafts such as embroidery, patchwork, quilting, painting, drawing, knitting, crochet, cross-stitch or dressmaking.

Course aim

To express your hopes for the future through creativity, design and conversation. To explore a fun handcrafting technique and learn more about the Quilt of Hope Project.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers
  • This course is for beginners and improvers
  • This is an advanced course for students with experience and skills in this subject

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Use a symbol of hope as a basis for a simple design.
  • Participate in a small group discussion on the theme of hope.
  • Make a simple item using a no-sew technique.
  • Understand the Quilt of Hope Project and how to get involved.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

All materials will be provided but please feel free to bring anything that could inspire you or others.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Quilt of Hope (Mast studios)


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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