///19 October 2018

19 October 2018

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Dream

Dream quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

This lovely quilt has been designed by Lynne Goldsworthy in these dreamy Makower fabrics and uses the foundation piecing technique throughout. Valerie shows you how the technique works – using a great little idea of a piece of card and has other useful tips for you. A free pattern is available to download from the Makower site  and there are also some extra hints and tips to download for our Paid subscribers   Watch Now+

 

First Sampler Quilt – Block 3

How are you getting on with our Sampler Quilt series? This week, for the 3rd block, Valerie takes you through the Friendship Star block. She continues to help with your rotary cutting skills and we discover how to create fast and accurate half-square triangle units. Watch Now+

 

Anne Baxter

Tutor feature – Anne Baxter

Anne Baxter is a prolific quilter and teacher who just loves to make quilts and cushions. You might have worked on one of her fabulous projects on the website – her brilliant Navajo Blanket quilt or magic 4-patch cushion. Coming up to Christmas, you might also like to watch Anne’s Turtle Dove Tree project or Glad Tidings Quilt  We thought you might like to know a little more about Anne and check out some of her top tips.. Learn More+

 

 

Oakshott

Product of the Month

Our product of the month for October,  is this  lovely range of fabrics in the Deborah Kemball Charmpack from Oakshott Fabrics  (and they might come in handy for some of Anne Baxter’s projects!) This pack has 27 coloured squares each 5"x 5" .  As the Product of the Month for October 2018 it comes with free P&P in the UK PLUS entry into a draw for 1 months FREE subscription  More Info +

 

Pre cut book

Book of the Month

If you’re looking for inspiration for using up your charm packs, jelly rolls and layer cake, then take a peek at our Book of the Month for October  -Quilting with Precuts – by Gailen Runge. This is a fabric addict’s compact guide to pre-cuts. There are tips and instructions for 25 fascinating blocks from different precuts;  cutting tips for fat quarters, layer cakes, charm squares and more. This mini, pocket sized book can easily fit into your handbag to accompany you on ALL shopping trips so you can know how many precuts to buy for that quilt – from crib to king. As it’s our Book of the Month it comes with FREE p&p in the UK in October 2018. More Info+

 

 

Throwback Thursday

For accurate patchwork the 1/4"seam allowance is essential. Valerie shows you how to achieve an accurate seam allowance with the help of your machine;  once you have mastered this, patchwork is so much more enjoyable with much less reverse-sewing! Remember it’s not what you sew that’s important, it’s what you achieve . Watch Now+

 

Oakshott

Quilts in Cae Hir 2018

The annual open Quilt Show was held over the August Bank Holiday weekend this year in the beautiful RHS associate Gardens in Cae Hir.

This was the main winner of the Open Category. Check out our blog to see more of the stunning quilts from the day and see which were selected as the winners Read More+

They are opening the challenge to you all for 2019! The theme for the small quilts (2’ x 2’) will be “Celebration”. If this is not for you, or you prefer to do something bigger, they will also have a nonthemed section. The event will be held over the August Bank  Holiday Weekend again – 24th, 25th and 26th August 2019

 

 

What’s coming up in October

For a taste of what’s still to come 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 

Paid subscribers – have you entered our giveaway yet this month? It’s this Elevenses Quilt pattern designed by Gail Penberthy  and it finishes at 56in square.It’s  a celebration of our truly British tradition of tea at 11 o’clock. The pictures are created in fused applique, and simple piecing and quilting to finish.

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

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

 

 

 

New videos this month

Woven Jelly roll Colourwheel with Valerie Nesbitt

Woven Jelly roll Colourwheel with Valerie Nesbitt

Valerie talks you through some design elements for this otherwise straightforward quilt which was inspired by a scrap version from Carolyn Forster.. Watch Now+

Between the Lines - a textile exhibition by the group E.A.S.T.

Between the Lines – a textile exhibition by the group E.A.S.T.

Reflecting on the events of WW1, these textile artists have created a fascinating exhibition that reflects the interests of each of them. Watch Now+

Meet Helen Howes and Helen Butcher

Meet Helen Howes and Helen Butcher 

Two modern quilt makers who share a lovely quilt that was made for a dear friend – Kate Percival ( R.I.P). Watch Now+

9 Patch and variations - Block 2 of Your First Sampler Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

9 Patch and variations – Block 2 of Your First Sampler Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

Rotary cutting and accurate piecing are the basics for this block.Watch Now+

Creating the perfect bound mitred corner with Paula Doyle

Creating the perfect bound mitred corner with Paula Doyle

Paula is an award-winning quilt maker – so any tip from her is going to be a good one. Watch Now+

How to knit socks with Rosee Woodland

How to knit socks with Rosee Woodland

Rosee takes you through all the steps – from top to toe as it were.. Watch Now+

How to make a Maltese Cross with Jennie Rayment

How to make a Maltese Cross with Jennie Rayment

Jennie Rayment explains how to make a Maltese Cross block – and we mean sewing not arguing Watch Now+

Rail Fence - Block 1 of Your First Sampler Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

Rail Fence – Block 1 of Your First Sampler Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

Rail Fence is a traditional block and here we give you two options to sew.. Watch Now+

 

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