///1 September 2017

1 September 2017

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Out and About

This week we are out and about with 2 interviews recorded at the 2016 West Country Quilt & Textile Show. The first is a fun Facebook live feature that was also from the 2016 show, where our reporter Faye met the team from the Royal School of Needlework and tried her hand at embroidery with some interesting results… . Learn More+

 

Mary Gamester

 

We also talk to Mary Gamester who tells Faye Hatcher about her inspiration, her love of transfer paints and she shows us some of her latest work.  Watch Now+

and, if you’re looking for something to do this weekend, why not pop along to this year’s West Country Quilt and Textile show which is on from today, Friday 1st, to Sunday 3rd September 2017 (10.00am – 4.30pm) Learn More+

 

Stashbusting jumper

Stashbusting with Rosee Woodward

Rosee has designed this stashbusting jumper to suit everyone and to use up those scraps of leftover yarns that might otherwise hang about forever. You can choose and plan your own your own colours beforehand so you know that you’ll have enough to finish this very lovely modern shaped jumper. Watch Now+

The pattern is available in our Shop as an instant download – so once you have paid and downloaded the pattern, just print it out and get started straightaway More Info+

 

Doodlebugs

Book of the Month

Our new Book of the Month for September is Doodlebugs by Gail Lawther. You can use Gail’s quick and easy methods to create these cute dragonflies, butterflies, moths, beetles and bees. Created in fused applique Gail takes you through all the steps with clear diagrams and full size templates. It comes with FREE p&p in the UK in September More Info+

And if you are a fan of Gail’s work, keep an eye out on the website this month for details of a new retreat with her next May.

 

The Lap App

Product of the Month

Our new product of the month is the Lap App from Villavin Crafts. This small adjustable lap table provides a rest for hands making it ideal for appliqué and handwork.  This very versatile table is made of Natural Baltic Birch and Pine woods and features special Star Knobs making it easy to adjust. The base, measures 12″ x 8″ includes 3 spindles for thread storage and an extra strong magnet to prevent needles from getting lost.  It’s at a special Introductory price this month – you save £5 and get free p&p in the UK for September PLUS entry into a draw for 1 months FREE subscription   More Info +

 

Sept Trailer

What’s coming up in the next 2 weeks

If you want to see what’s live on the site today and next week, then watch our latest trailer of the new videos.  Watch Now+

Don’t forget, we have new videos on justhands-on.tv every Friday and you can subscribe for full access from only £7 a month. Learn More +

 

 

Competition

Giveaway for Paid Subscribers 

September’s giveaway for paid subscribers is this Kantha Hare Clock Kit from Angela Daymond. This hand sewing kit uses kantha stitching to create a practical and beautiful clock. The kit contains a detailed hare clock pattern including numerals and background pattern as well as the clock mechanism, all fabric required, threads, one John James needle,  23cm/9 inch embroidery hoop

Just send an email entitled Hare Clock to justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com. The competition will close 30 September 2017.

If you’d like to learrn Kantha stitching under Angela’s guidance, why not join her at our sewing weekend next March More info+

 

Newsletters

Catching up after the summer

Have you been away this summer, out in the garden or busy looking after your children and grandchildren? Well you can catch up with any of the newsletters you may have missed in our Community section, including details of 3 new retreats we’ve announced, a new series of knitting with Rosee Woodward, our Christmas in July ideas and pictures from this year’s Festival of Quilts,  All the old newsletters are listed on the left of the page – just click on the date that you missed Read More+

Happy sewing 
Valerie & Jennie
www.justhands-on.tv

 

 

New videos this month

Stashbuster jumper from Rosee Woodland

Stashbuster jumper from Rosee Woodland

Rosee has designed this jumper to suit everyone and to use up those scraps of leftover yarns that might otherwise hang about forever. Watch Now+

Churn Dash Patchwork block Hand Pieced with Carolyn Forster

Churn Dash Patchwork block Hand Pieced with Carolyn Forster

Carolyn shows you how to cut and piece this block by hand, with straight line sewing and no papers. Watch Now+

Meet Annie Bielecka -Jones - textile artist

Meet Annie Bielecka -Jones – textile artist

Annie is well known for her textile landscapes, and she explains the inspiration for her work and shows us the variety of creativity that she enjoys. Watch Now+

How to Cast Off with Rosee Woodland

How to Cast Off with Rosee Woodland

This is the part 4 of our short series on beginners’ stitches in knitting.  Watch Now+

How to Purl with Rosee Woodland

How to Purl with Rosee Woodland

This is the third in our Beginners series on the technique of knitting. Watch Now+

Layer Cake Bag with Carolyn Forster

Layer Cake Bag with Carolyn Forster

JThis simple but useful bag is created using 10" squares from a layer cake (or your stash!) Watch Now+

Meet Nancy Adamek of Lina Patchwork

Meet Nancy Adamek of Lina Patchwork

Nancy talks to us about her love of English Paper Piecing.This interview was filmed last year at the West Country Quilt and Textile Show in Bristol. Watch Now+

How to Knit with Rosee Woodland

How to Knit with Rosee Woodland

The second in our beginners series – this time Rosee covers the Knit stitch.. Watch Now+

 

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