///17 August 2018

17 August 2018

New Videos Every Friday

 

Helen

Dyeing in a Plastic Bag with Helen Deighan – Part2

If you tried Helen’s first workshop for mess free dyeing two weeks ago and you got all creative, then we have part 2 of her workshop today, to help keep your creativity flowing. This week she shows us how to graduate the colour in order to achieve a range of coloured fabrics; also how to get a range of colour into a single piece of fabric and how to space dye in a cat litter tray!  Watch Now+

 

 

Jennie

Book of the Month

Jennie Rayment’s new Book, Fans and Fabrications by Jennie Rayment, features another great selection of small sewing projects full of fabric fun and pieceful play and is suitable for all levels of sewers. As it’s our Book of the Month it comes with FREE p&p in the UK in August 2018. More Info+

If you want to work on similar projects, why not come and join Jennie for her ‘Fanadoo! Fancy Fans and a Floral Fabrication  workshops‘ at our quilting Weekend in Hampshire – AND – if you book your place before 2nd September, you’ll qualify for our Early Bird Discount of £25. Learn More+

Paula

Tutor Feature

Paula Doyle is an author, award winning quilter and tutor. We thought you might like to know a little more about Paula. Read Now+

Paula is also going to be teaching at our November Quilting Weekend and will be teaching her ‘Easy Stack Quilts’ workshops. Same as for Jennie, if you book your place before 2nd September, you’ll qualify for our Early Bird Discount of £25 Learn More+

 

Replace

Rotary Cutting

Rotary cutting has become an essential part of today’s patchwork so If you struggle with getting the best from your equipment this month we have some useful tips for you. This week Valerie reminds you how to remove and replace the blade on your rotary cutter safely Watch now+

Rotary

If you struggle particularly with cutting those larger pieces of fabric, some alternatives are available (without going out to buy a bigger ruler!) such as using two rulers;  using the reverse of the board; having the board do the counting and last week Valerie showed you how in this workshop.   Watch Now+

And keep an eye out for part 3 next week where Valerie will show you how to rotary cut strips, squares and rectangles; quickly, easily and accurately.

 

Poppy

Poppy Appeal Update

We’ve posted an update and a video to let you know the latest about the poppy appeal for St Mary’s Church in Wotton-under-Edge, including details of 250 poppies from a group in Australia who had seen the appeal on our website. Read Now+

If you want to get involved, they need poppies by the end of Septemer. Don’t forget we have made the full length workshop on “Knitting a Remembrance Poppy” by Rosee Woodland available for FREE. Watch Now+

You will also be able to download her pattern from the shop for a donation of 50p. All proceeds from the sale will go directly to the Royal British Legion More Info+

 

 

Sylvia

Throwback Thursday

From our archives this month, we watch Sylvia Critcher’s Lifted Star. Sylvia shows you how to make this lovely 3D star decoration / mat using a very straight forward folding technique. It also works really well in all colourways..Watch Now+

If you like the pattern, it’s available through our shop Buy Now+

 

Glitter

Product of the Month

If you’re spending the summer with your grandchildren then your head may be full of unicorns, princesses and glitter. We may have just the product for you then – Our product of the month for August is this gorgeous pattern and glitzy felt kit from Gail Penberthy – "All That Glitters", put together by Creative Quilting. It’s a  a delightful wallhanging which you can personalize. The patterns come full size, ready to be used as fused applique (therefore reversed).  As the Product of the Month for August 2018 it comes with free P&P in the UK PLUS entry into a draw for 1 months FREE subscription  More Info +

 

 

What’s coming up in August

For a taste of what’s coming up for the rest of this month, then watch our latest trailer Watch Now+

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

 

 

Competition

Giveaway for Paid Subscribers 

If you’re a paid subscriber, have you entered this month’s giveaway for this Sashiko Box kit from The Stitch Witch. This useful box has the delightful sashiko stitching on the faces to create texture and interest. Great for beginners. 

To enter, just send an email entitled Sashiko to 
justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com
The competition will close 31 August 2018

 

FoQ

Festival of Quilts

If you weren’t lucky enough to get to the Festival of Quilts this year – don’t worry, Valerie and our Director, Steve, had a visit and sent us back lots of photos. We have posted these for you in the Blog.  They had a wonderful day  – and Valerie even snuck back a second day to do some shopping for herself!! – well it’s never easy buying material with a man tagging along, is it?!!! Read Now+

Happy sewing
Valerie & Jennie
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New videos this month

Basic Rotary cutting tips from Valerie Nesbitt

Basic Rotary cutting tips from Valerie Nesbitt

Rotary cutting has become an essential part of today’s patchwork so If you struggle with getting the best from your equipment, here are some useful tips.. Watch Now+

Embroidered Lavendar bags with Kate Findlay

Embroidered Lavender bags with Kate Findlay

These delightful little projects are great for all ages – including children – and can also become pincushions..Watch Now+

Dyeing in a Plastic Bag with Helen Deighan - Part 1

Dyeing in a Plastic Bag with Helen Deighan – Part 1

Helen just loves to dye her own fabric and has a great mess-free method. Watch Now+

Fast layer cake quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

Fast layer cake quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

Valerie was inspired by a pack of colour graded Alison Glass fabrics to make this really quick but stunning quilt..Watch Now+

Christmas Advent Dollies with Mandy Shaw

Christmas Advent Dollies with Mandy Shaw

Brilliant ideas for Christmas – including one for the boys – and another of our Christmas in July features. Watch Now+

Chieveley Quilt from Lewis & Irene with Valerie Nesbitt

Chieveley Quilt from Lewis & Irene with Valerie Nesbitt

This lovely quilt, designed by Sally Ablett, uses a block called Turnstile and is a free download. Valerie gives you some hints and tips on how to achieve accurate piecing..Watch Now+

Folded Christmas Tree Decoration with Valerie Nesbitt

Folded Christmas Tree Decoration with Valerie Nesbitt

Quick and easy sparkly decorations to brighten up your tree (or your parcels) Watch Now+

 

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