Next C&G classes start in September – some details are on the website and you can email me for fuller details and to join the course.
Welcome to my Studio website and shop.  Here you will find details of courses and events run at my Studio, here in Balfron, Stirlingshire, in person and online, as well as products for sale that I use in my Studio.  Have a good browse and do get in touch if you have any questions. Thank you!  

New and Upcoming ...

  • Online C&G courses featured in Today's Quilter preview

    Featured in Today's Quilter

    I'm really thrilled that the new online C&G courses were featured in a recent edition of the lovely patchwork magazine, Today's Quilter
  • handmade sketchbook preview

    Create a Sketchbook 5 day online course

    New online course starting on 17 August. Spent 5 days creating and filling your own sketchbook. No previous experience necessary, just a willingness to try (and laugh). Lots of videos, showing step-by-step how I approach drawing and lots of ideas to try out.

    Create a Sketchbook 5 day online course
  • rusting fabric and thread preview

    Online Courses Coming Soon!

    Starting in October 2020, as well as in-person C&G courses, I will be offering the C&G Patchwork & Quilting Certificate and Diploma and the C&G Creative Sketchbook courses online, using a mixture of videos, pdfs, group calls and emails. If you are interested in this online version, please email me ( to register your interest and I will send you out fuller information shortly.
    I am also developing a series of short online courses - watch this space or sign up for my newsletter to be the first to hear when they become available.

    City & Guilds Courses
  • Gillian Cooper Studio Student Exhibition preview

    2019 Student Exhibition

    Thank you to everyone who came and visited the students exhibition on 19 May. It was a huge success, with many beautiful quilts and over £850 was raised for Strathcarron Hospice. Here is to next year!

  • Quick and Easy Dyeing with Procion by Gillian Cooper - The Quilter Review preview

    Review of Quick & Easy Dyeing Booklet in The Quilter Magazine

    I was delighted that one of my booklets was reviewed in The Quilter, the members-only magazine of The Quilters' Guild. More details of the Guild can be found at and the booklet can be purchased via the link below

    Dyeing with Procion Booklet
  • Lesley Bell - The Quilters' Guild - City & Guilds Award 2018 preview

    Lesley Bell, Diploma Student wins the C&G Bursary Award at the Festival of Quilts

    Each year, I can nominate students for the C&G Bursary Award from The Quilters' Guild. Shortlisted students have their work displayed at the Festival of Quilts in August. In 2018 I was absolutely delighted that Lesley Bell, who had studied for her Diploma here, was the worthy recipient.

    City and Guild Courses at Gillian Cooper Studio