Yo-Yo Garland with Valerie Nesbitt
This week we have a bumper newsletter with lots of workshops with last minute Christmas ideas to keep you busy.
Yo-Yo Garlands are a great way to use up scraps of fabric, but be warned – they are easy and addictive! Watch Now+
The Yo-Yo makers are also available in the Shop – Click here
Zig Zag Table runner with Anne Baxter
This popular pattern has been created very cleverly by Anne Baxter without using triangles ! Instead of triangles she has, with clever colour manipulation, created it from rectangular blocks, and simple strip piecing .Watch Now+
You can purchase the pattern for Zig Zag Table Runner pattern by Anne Baxter as an instant download in our shop – click here
Hexagon Tree Decorations from Jennie Rayment
In this workshop, we have more delightful twiddling and fiddling from Jennie Rayment with a Christmas feel. You can never have too many Christmas decorations but you could also use these as decorations for parcels too and Jennie has a great tip for using up some buttons that maybe you don’t like. Watch Now+
Festive bunting with Mandy Shaw
Festive Bunting can be used anywhere in the house to decorate over doors, across mantlepieces, round the tops of curtains, across dressers and even the pets could get involved with their baskets! In this workshop, Mandy shows you how to get festive. Watch Now+
EXCLUSIVE to justhands-on.tv
PRODUCT OF THE MONTH
SEAMS Couturiers Hand Cream (75ml) Christmas Gift Pack
Our special product offer for December is this lovely SEAMS couturiers hand cream gift pack, exclusive to justhands-on.tv. Made in the UK, it’s a perfect gift for crafters. It absorbs instantly and is non greasy. It comes in a cotton drawstring bag and is packed in a clear cellophane bag. We also have special P&P rates if you want to buy multiple packs: £5.10 tracked UK delivery for up to 5 gift packs and a very low £9.00 U.S. delivery for up to 5 gift packs (via refund after purchase).
SEAMS non-greasy formula melts quickly into your skin and has 9 powerful, natural ingredients that help mend, moisturise and soften very dry rough skin and condition nails, fast. With a Biomimetic Lipid Complex known to mimic the lipids in your skin SEAMS helps lock in moisture and restore from within, so that hands will feel soft, supple and smooth. SEAMS light Amber Cocoon scent doesn’t linger on the skin! Buy Now +
Gold Bias Christmas Tree with Valerie Nesbitt
This is a really quick project that you can make in an evening. All you need to do is fuse the tree and the gold bias into place. In addition, the sample in the video is several years old and it has survived even without any additional stitching. Watch Now +
How to use iron on bias tape with The Stitch Witch
If you’re unsure how to work with iron-bias Lynette Harris (aka The Stitch Witch) is on hand to guide you through how easy it is to use this ready-fused iron on bias tape. There are templates available for Paid Subscribers Watch Now +
3 Pocket Christmas Wallhanging from Valerie Nesbitt
Enjoyable to make with pre-printed squares Valerie thinks this will quickly become a favourite decoration for you to make. Valerie takes you through all the stages of making the pockets; attaching them to their background fabric, adding loops and binding. Notes are available again for Paid Subscribers. Watch Now+
BOOK OF THE MONTH – Charming Jelly Roll Quilts by Scott A. Flanagan
Our Book of the Month – Charming Jelly Roll Quilts – will bring you new year inspiration for your jelly rolls and you’ll love these creative designs from Scott A. Flanagan. He has created eight stunning quilts using precuts measuring 2 1/2″ wide, each quilt includes a matching mini quilt design made from 5″ charm squares. Choose the size you want to make or make both. Find hours of fun sewing within these pages. Start with your favourite pack of precut strips or squares and start sewing! As our Book of the Month for December 2021, it comes with
FREE P&P within the UK Buy Now +
What’s coming up in December
Giveaway for Paid Subscribers
If you have a paid subscription to the site, don’t forget to enter our December giveaway – First Day of Snow Miniature quilt pattern by Julia Gahagan . This delightful little picture with a winter theme is worked in shadow applique so, all those little pieces of fabric are held in place with the net/voile. It comes up at approx 7in x 9 inch.
Full size templates and instructions are included in the pattern. Some of the little designs are
made up of such small pieces that you will be reviewing those scraps that were previously destined for the bin.
To enter the competition just send an email entitled Snow Miniature to firstname.lastname@example.org The competition closes 31st December 2021.
Happy sewing and a Merry Christmas from all the team at Justhands-on.tv
PS: Note than any orders placed after the 17th cannot be guaranteed for delivery before Christmas due to delays in the postal service and Christmas closing times.
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More great ideas for Christmas from Marbling 4 fun expert Craig Joubert Watch
Gail Penberthy shares with you her love of using fleece to create these lovely cushions that she has designed.. Watch Now+
Valerie Nesbitt shares this simple quilt idea uses just 5 fabrics – uneven quantities so a good chance to raid your stash. Watch Now+
Sallieann guides you through what to do with all those blocks you have made. Watch Now+
This lovely blanket designed by Jane Czaja uses a simple 4-row pattern and the criss cross treble stitch. Watch Now+
This is a simple and fun idea from Paula Doyle that turns plain fabric into a colourful alternative. Watch Now+