Scrap Crumb Squares with Anita Birtles
Anita Birtles shows how to make a 10 inch block from all your off cuts. She talks through the process of sorting, sewing and using 10 inch crumb squares. An ideal thing to do when you just want to sew but don"t have a specific project. Workshop notes are available for subscribed members. Watch Now+
Book of the Month February 2023: How to Knit Socks
Our Book of the Month for February is How to Knit Socks. Three Methods Made Easy by Jeanne Stauffer & Diane Schmidt. This book focuses on teaching knitters all three methods of knitting socks, using step-by-step photos and a series of helpful hints and tips.
The basic designs are given in three sizes for children, women and men and are made with a popular self-striping yarn. Includes seven different sock designs.
Comes with free postage in the UK. Buy Now +
Turkey Tracks with Carolyn Forster
Carolyn uses Turkey Tracks templates to make a variety of blocks. The templates include markings that guide the sewing together. Thus enabling the pieces to be hand or machine sewn. She demonstrates the piecing sequence for each block including where to use set in or curved seams. Watch Now+
Product of the Month February 2023: Kaffe Fassett Hound Kit
Our Product of the Month for February is Kaffe Fassett Hound Kit. With this great kit from Lady Sew and Sew you can make Digger with his cute upright ‘puppy’ tail which waves around in the air whenever he digs up the garden beds! And he’ll look very stylish in his Kaffe Fassett fabrics.
Finished Size: 25cm (10 inches ) tall and 36cm (14 inches) long. Buy Now +
Modern Pieced Patchwork Hearts Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt
If you like hearts, then this workshop, which use the stitch ‘n flip method, is perfect for you! Stitch ‘n flip corners for these Hearts make them really simple, yet modern to do. You can use up your scraps or open that layer cake – a 10" square is enough fabric for each heart. Watch Now+
Time to make your sewing retreat plans for 2023
There’s nothing like having a weekend retreat in the diary to look forward to. We keep numbers limited on justhands-on.tv retreats so that everyone has access to the tutors as well as the space to work on their project. We hope to see you at a retreat in 2023! Learn More+
Immerse yourself in the world of Machine Embroidery at our retreat with Dionne Swift in Hampshire, April 2023
Come and join Dionne for a trip to the world of machine embroidery. She will show you how to set up your machine and get that tension just right. You will create machine stitched pictures using a vibrant mix of threads to create beautiful shapes, colours and textures. You can expect to create a series of practice samples which will act as an excellent reference points for your future projects. Book Now+
Learn Goldwork techniques with Wendy Mansfield, at our retreat in Hampshire, in May 2023
Have a very special weekend of goldwork embroidery! You will acquire knowledge of goldwork techniques and metal thread handling and 6 to 7 different methods, such as handling pearl purl, spiral rope, wire check, and check thread, will be covered. Additionally, Wendy will demonstrate leather kid padding techniques. Book Now+
The final month for Janome’s #CosyWinterMakes competition is here, and this month they’re looking for… freestyle quilted and patchwork makes! Competition closes 28th February. Good luck, stitchers and don’t forget to tag #CosyWinterMakes in your projects!
Lost in Space Quilt Panel
Use a Template to Create Snail’s Trails with Andy and Jo of Crafty-UK at this Patchwork & Quilting retreat.