You Won’t Ruin Your Patchwork Top When You Quilt with Claire Campion
Claire Campion demonstrates the simple process of walking foot quilting straight lines. The resulting quilt patterns are more forgiving than you realise. Giving an even quilting pattern that easily fills negative space. When the Walking Foot does all the hard work, you can relax into your quilting. Watch Now+
Fat Cats with Jennie Rayment
Jennie uses the template produced by the E-Z company (available from the shop), which gives directions for both applique and pieced cats in various sizes, but the idea can be adapted. This delightful design is simple to create to adorn a wide variety of projects Watch Now+
Dala Horses Quilt with Anne Baxter
Simple fused applique, which you could fussy cut, create the lovely Dala horses. Anne uses the simple half square triangle unit to create both the windmill blocks and the pieced zig-zag border in this delightful 9 block quilt. There is clever use of some fabric to create the sashing. Watch Now+
BOOK OF THE MONTH: Stash Buster Quilts by Lynne Edwards
Our Book of the Month for August is Stash Buster Quilts by Lynne Edwards If you want to reduce your fabric collection, you’ll LOVE these 20 scrap quilt projects. There are step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow piecing diagrams. Each of the six chapters covers different techniques and ways to use up your stash.
PLUS it also comes with FREE shipping in the UK for the month of August 2022. Buy Now +
How to Pick Up Dropped Knitting Stitches with Daphne Morris
Daphne Morris demonstrates how a crochet hook is used to help pick up dropped stitches in knitting. She describes the importance of picking the stitches up in order and making sure the stitch faces the right way. Going on to explain the impact of checking that the stitches are correct before continuing with the row. Watch Now+
PRODUCT of the MONTH August 2022: Scandi Mini Stocking Advent Panel from Makower
Our Product of the Month for August 2022 is the Mini Stockings advent calendar designed by Makower. Part of the Christmas Scandi collection by Makower – this was so popular in 2021 that it has been reprinted for this year. Basic instructions for making this are printed on the panel. Make your own Scandi Advent Calendar, reuse and refill year after year.
As our Product of the Month it comes with FREE P&P for the month of August 2022 Buy Now +
Set Your Machine for Free Motion Embroidery with Dionne Swift, Textile Artist
Dionne shows how simple steps in setting up the machine, supports Free Motion Embroidery. She explains the importance of dropping the feed dogs enabling free movement of the project. Using a Free Motion quilting foot to hold the fabric steady. Watch Now +
What’s coming up in August
Giveaway for Paid Subscribers
This month’s giveaway is a very useful tote pattern designed by Sue Rhodes.
Sue has made this pretty bag using denim with a contrasting fabric rim, and an ice cream cone applique would be perfect for those trips to the shops or beach
To enter the competition just send an email entitled Summer Sundae to email@example.com The competition closes 31st August 2022.
Announcing the launch of the justhands-on.tv mobile app
From 6th August 2022, you can watch justhands-on.tv on a mobile app. Download the app for FREE from your favourite app store: Apple App Store, Google Play, Amazon fire TV or Roku.
If you prefer accessing justhands-on.tv via the website, you can continue doing that just as you always have. We added the app so that people who enjoy viewing videos on an app can now access justhands-on.tv.
Keep an eye on your emails. We’ll send you more information about our new app on Saturday.
Paducah Kentucky & AQS Quilt Week 2023 with ECT Travel
Friday 21st – Sunday 30th April 2023
Fly from London Heathrow
4 Patch Diamond Scrap Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt
Fun With Felt with Gail Penberthy