Patchwork, Appliqué and Quilting Course

Course Overview

Join our patchwork, appliqué and quilting course. Gain the confidence to choose great fabrics for your own bag or quilt. Learn how to cut fabric properly, sew squares together and more about colour, design and fabric types.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across Northern and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Epping, Mt Druitt, Richmond, and Ryde. Enrol now!

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What you will learn

Course outline

In this course you will learn:

  • How to use a rotary cutter, ruler and mat
  • Fabric grain threads
  • Colour, design and fabric types used in patchwork
  • How to sew squares together
  • How to compile a reference folder with samples

What you need to know

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for beginners or intermediate.

What you need to provide

You will be provided with:

  • Class notes
  • Fabric samples

You will need to bring:

  • A4 2-ring folder, A4 paper and plastic sleeves
  • Pen
  • Pacer pencil, 2B pencil and erasers
  • Clear ruler with inch measurements
  • Tape measure
  • Compasses
  • Glue stick
  • Paper scissors and fabric scissors
  • Sewing kit
  • Crewel needle no. 9
  • Cream cotton machine thread
  • Glass head pins
  • Patchwork tools (if already owned)
  • Homespun scraps (if you already have some)

Coming soon

There are currently no classes scheduled for this course.

Please check back later as classes are added regularly or get in touch for more information.

Delivery Mode

To meet the needs of our students Macquarie Community College balances delivery and engagement across permanent, regular and temporary delivery sites and offer face-to-face, remote zoom classes and self-paced learning options.

Ways to Study

  • On campus

Our college campus locations are:

    • Blacktown
    • Chatswood
    • Carlingford
    • Epping
    • Ryde
    • Mt Druitt
  • Virtual classroom
  • Complete workplace training
  • Combine ways to study


How you got questions? Please see our comprehensive FAQ page for everything you need to know about Macquarie Community College, our policies, student support, application and enrolment procedures.

How to Enrol

Step 1 - Choose Your Course

  • Select the non-accredited short course you are interested in.
  • Find a day and time that suits your schedule.

Note: Enrolment is open to anyone 18 years or older.

Step 2 - Enrol and Verify

  • Click ‘Enrol Now’ after selecting your course and schedule.
  • Enter your details on the enrolment page.
  • Verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address.
  • Complete the secure checkout and payment process.

Ensure you read the Terms and Conditions available at: Macquarie Community College Terms and Conditions. For assistance, call customer service at 1300 845 888.

Step 3 - Receive Your Enrolment Details

  • You will receive an immediate enrolment confirmation email upon successful enrolment. Check and read the attached Terms and Conditions.
  • The payer of the enrolment will receive a tax invoice immediately after processing.
  • You will receive a course reminder email a day before your class begins.
  • For Online Zoom classes, a Zoom link and password will be emailed the day before class. Use the same link and password for subsequent sessions if applicable.