Strippy Mat

(North Country Quilting)

Examine a strippy quilt from the Durham region and look at the linear designs and exquisite hand stitch work of the maker.

Find out about the people who quilted the designs and the history of these treasured quilts from the Weardale and Allendale valleys.

Using the ‘Weardale chain’ and the ‘Cable twists’ we will mark these patterns on our fabric. We will hand quilt the designs using running stitch and Holbein stitch.

The table mat will then be edged in the traditional English method of a knife edge ‘batted’ finish, ready for display in your home.