1 April 2016

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Jennie's Stripy Stripey Story Quilt fabric bundle

New ‘Block of the Month’

Get ready for our new Block of the Month – well a variation – this is more of a sew-a-row style quilt and we will be giving you two rows a month. Jennie and Valerie give us a preview of what you’ll be up to for Jennie’s Stripy Stripey Story Quilt in this video Watch Now+ 

It starts later this month and will be available to our subscribed members.  So, if you’re a basic member, click here for our subscription packages, and you’ll be ready to start with us.

You can also prepare by raiding your stash for 36 Fat ¼’s (or purchase at your local quilt store and/or show ) BUT if you would like to work in the same fabrics as Jennie, then we have the bundle for you to purchase in our Fabric Shop .   More Info+ 

The Wordsmith by Janet Clare

Kits

Book of the Month

The Wordsmith by Janet Clare is a lovely book with some delightful reading and anecdotes in it, as well as projects for you (and Janet will be telling us more about the quilts and the fabrics for this range later in the month). As it’s our Book of the Month, it comes with free p&p in the UK for April 2016.  More Info+

 

And did you notice that Sainsbury’s have a coastal theme for their current spring home dec range – well  if you want to join in, Janet’s previous range of fabrics hits the spot and there are a couple of small kits that would fit perfectly too:
Great Gulls Kit+ and Climb the Rigging kit+

 

 

 

Frixion Marking Pens - Helpful information from Jennie Rayment

Workshops

Take heed of Jennie’s warning for all those of you who fell in love with the Frixion Pen for marking your quilts – turns out to not be quite such a good idea after all;  they were designed for the papercraft industry after all ;  safer to stick to marking with pens designed and made for our industry (and if you are like Val, she will look for a non-marking option!) Watch Now+

 

How to use the E-Z Leftie Rightie Ruler with Valerie

And while we are on the subject of equipment, you might like to take a look at the short video Valerie did on Leftie/Rightie rulers from the E-Z company – particularly if you are left handed Watch Now+

 

 

Structures Textile Exhibition - Part 3 - with Kate Findlay.

Out and About

More from the contemporary guild girls with Kate Findlay still showing us the way round and this time we get to see work from her Uncle! – definitely a talented and creative family.  Watch Now+ 

Metro Fat 1/8th Bundle from Oakshott Fabrics

Product of the Month

This black/grey/white fat 1/8th bundle of shot-cottons has been created by Oakshott Fabrics,  As this Metro pack is product of the month it comes with free P&P in the UK in April 2016 PLUS entry into a draw for 1 months FREE subscription. . Read More+

This amount of fabric does make the Tiger Tiger table runner+  but you could also think about using them with the Lakeside Towers workshop+.

 

April Part 1 2016 trailer

Coming Soon

If you want to see what’s coming up in the next few weeks, our latest trailer is up on the site. and remember, we have new videos on justhands-on.tv every Friday. .Watch Now+

Don’t forget, if you are a basic member, you can subscribe to get full access to over 600 tutorials, tips, interviews and visits for as little as £7 a month. You’ll also be able to enter our competitions like the one for the beautiful Kaffe Fassett fabric below Learn More+

 

 

20th Anniversary Kaffe Fassett Celebration Pack from Lady Sew & Sew

Giveaway for Subscribed Members – 20th Anniversary Kaffe Fassett Celebration Pack from Lady Sew & Sew

This month we are giving away this beautiful 20th Anniversary bundle of Kaffe Fassett fabrics from Lady Sew & Sew. It’s a bundle of 10 Fat Quarters selected from the pastel end of the Kaffe Fassett Classic Collections, which has been printed to mark his 20th anniversary. Each design is simply gorgeous; a Kaffe Fassett Collectors dream! 

Just send an email entitled Kaffe Celebration to: justhandsontvcomp@gmail.comThe competition will close 30 April 2016. Read More +

Happy Sewing 
Valerie & Jennie 
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Crazy Patchwork Quilt kit in Blue  (or Pink)

Heritage Premium Quilt Wadding - cot size- from Bosal USA

 

Hankie House designed by Gail Penberthy

Fine Cell Exhibition at Lady Sew & Sew, Henley on Thames

Fine Cell Work is a charity and social enterprise that trains prisoners in paid, skilled, creative needlework undertaken in the long hours spent in their cells to foster hope, discipline and a sense of  purpose. Read More+

 

New videos this month

Jennie's Stripy Stripey Story Quilt

Jennie’s Stripy Stripey Story Quilt

This is a delightful quilt in a sew-a-row style that has been designed by Jennie Rayment using Fat 1/4’s . Great for beginners and those with patchwork skills already. Watch Now+

How to use the E-Z Leftie Rightie Ruler with Valerie

How to use the E-Z Leftie Rightie Ruler with Valerie

This clever square-up ruler from the E-Z company works for both left handed and right handed cutting. Watch Now+

Free Motion quilting with Paula Doyle - part 3

Free Motion quilting with Paula Doyle – part 3

In this section Paula talks us through Feathers and Borders. Watch Now+

How to use invisible thread with Linda Seward

How to use invisible thread with Linda Seward

Getting this slippy thread to knot can be a bit of a problem – but Linda shows you how. Watch Now+

Structures Exhibition with Kate Findlay - Part 2

Structures Exhibition with Kate Findlay – Part 2

More of the delightful textile art created by members of the Contemporary Quilt Guild. Watch Now+

Driven Dotty with Jennie Rayment

Driven Dotty with Jennie Rayment

Another of those twiddled, fiddled and manipulated blocks that Jennie does so well. Watch Now+

Painting with Pens from Paula Doyle

Painting with Pens from Paula Doyle

This is a simple and fun idea that turns plain fabric into a colourful alternative. Watch Now+

Tiger Tiger Table mat with Oakshott fabrics

Tiger Tiger Table mat with Oakshott fabrics

Designed by Helen Howes this is an easy design to sew such beautiful projects Watch Now+

Big Stitch Quilting with Angela Daymond

Big Stitch Quilting with Angela Daymond

Angela finds hand quilting therapeutic and relaxing and shares with you some of her tips, hints and techniques to make it so enjoyable. Watch Now+

Structures Exhibition with Kate Findlay - Part 1

Structures Exhibition with Kate Findlay – Part 1

This delightful show was held in the Old Fire Station in Henley upon Thames and contained a wide variety of work by members of the Contemporary Quilt Guild. Watch Now+

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