Valerie is the founder and Creative Director of justhands-on.tv , as well as our very own ‘Queen of Scrap’. She founded Creative Quilting, a quilt quilt shop in Hampton Court, where she still teaches to this day.
Jennie is a world renown quilt teacher, lecturer, author of nine quilt books and numerous patterns. From Houston to Qatar, Durban to Melbourne, Auckland and many other international cities, Jennie has wowed them all with her superb teaching style and hilarious lectures all laced with wit, charm and professional expertise.
Niamh Wimperis is one of the most colourful and dynamic embroidery artists currently practicing. She appeared on the BBC2 programme, The Victorian House of Arts and Crafts.
Angela Madden is an internationally recognised quilter, teacher and author. After working for many years as an Occupational Therapist, Angela gained a degree in adult education and changed direction to pursue her interest in patchwork and quilting.
Craig Joubert has been marbling since 1992 and loves to share his passion for marbling art with anyone willing to learn a new skill. He tells us that it might look complicated, but it is easy to do. Every design is unique. And it is fun to do for most ages.
Gail is an accomplished pattern designer and teacher. She loves to make three dimensional items as well as cushions, quilts and wallhangings. When she’s not teaching, she enjoys spending most of her time writing patterns and thinking up new and quirky ideas and how to make them.
Hilary is an award winning textile artist and quilter who works with textiles and mixed media.
Jamie brings a refreshing, accessible and comprehensive range of textile art ideas to inspire people of all levels.
With over 25 years as a textile designer and teacher, Janet regularly hosts talks and workshops, focusing on the design process and creative techniques she uses - - especially drawing with your sewing machine and free motion machine appliqué.
Kathleen is a freelance designer and embroiderer producing a wide range of innovative textile works. She enjoys blending traditional techniques with contemporary designs and unusual mediums to construct beautiful textiles -- from floral patterns in organza to goldwork.
Making art is Kate’s passion. She works predominantly in textiles producing a wide range of work from wildlife and landscapes through to unusual night sky inspired pieces embedded with fibre optic lighting.
Maggie is well known for appliqué, hot ribbon art and needlefelting. She has developed a new simple technique for invisible needle turn appliqué, perfect points, inward Vs and perfectly rounded curves.
Mandy brings a distinctive whimsical design style to traditional techniques such as embellishing with buttons and rik rak.
Fran has a passion for beading and she loves sharing that excitement with her students