///20 November 2015

20 November 2015

 
 

New Videos Every Friday

 
 
 
Jo-Ann's Festive Bunting with Jennie Rayment
 
Red Baubles Cushion with Anne Baxter
Baubles for the tree with The Stitch Witch
 
 

Workshops

Festive Bunting from Jennie and Jo-Ann  has an interesting kite shape (rather than the usual triangle) and once Christmas is over , with a quick change of fabrics you could make this  bunting for all sorts of celebrations and excuses to get together. Read More +

Red Baubles Cushion from Anne Baxter has a lovely modern design with the unusual rectangular shape and Anne also talks you through how to make an interesting, but quick edge, as well as the fold over back.  For more home-dec know-how you can check out some of the other workshops : Read More +

Throwback Thursdays –  every Thursday from now until Christmas we’ll be posting videos to give you inspiration from our archives – which just means we filmed it a while ago, but still good stuff. This week you can see Christmas Baubles from The Stitch Witch Read More +

 

 
 
 
 
Patterns
 
 

Just a Thought….

If you like to make your own cards – we have some delightful patterns in the Shop from Lesley Brankin – foundation pieced, that are downloadable after you have paid, so you can make a start right away!.
Christmas Folk – Click to Buy Now
Baby Jesus – – Click to Buy Now

 
 
 
 
Christmas Wreaths & Garlands by Mandy Shaw - Book of the Month for Nov 2015
 
 
 

Book of the Month

This month, our Book of the Month is Christmas Wreaths & Garlands by Mandy Shaw. Mandy shows you how to make six beautiful wreaths and garlands using inexpensive materials which she decorates with a whole host of seasonal characters and motifs. The instructions show Mandy’s quick and clever way to stitch her felt characters and with this simple technique you can create lots of festive decorations in no time. It also comes with free P&P in the UK in November 2015.

 
 
 
Candlemat Kit in Red and Green from Creative Quilting
 
 

Product of the Month

November’s product of the month is this Candlemat Kit in Red and Green from Creative Quilting. The kit comes complete with pattern, fabric for the front of the mat  and sufficient of the special ‘Thangles’ papers to complete your work. As it’s the product of the month it has free p&p in the UK in November 2015 PLUS entry into a draw for 1 months FREE subscription to our site.

If you want some inspiration Valerie has a very useful workshop using these Thangles to make the tablemat – Perfect Half Square Triangles using Thangles

 
 
 
Subscriber Giveaway
 
 

November’s Giveaway for Subscribed Members

Designed by The Bramble Patch, this Owl cushion kit comes complete with fabrics front and back from Wrens & Friends, bondaweb and 4 buttons. The cushion is approx 20" x 13". To enter the competition as a subscribed member, all you need to do is send an email entitled Owl Cushion to: justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com
The competition will close 30th November 2015. Read More +

 
 
 
Gift Membership Package
 
 

Exclusive Gift Pack Offer with Membership Options

Our wonderful bumper gift package comes with either one year’s subscribed membership at £96 (saving you £76) or a shorter 3 month subscribed membership at £54 (saving you £19).

It’s available to both new subscribers and existing subscribers, and if you have an existing membership, just contact the Membership Fairy who will work the magic behind the scenes to make sure it’s added onto your existing membership. Read More +

You could even send this email to Santa as a hint, (or if you think he’s not good at hints, treat yourself now and tell him about it later!)

 
 

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

 
 
 

From the Shop

 
 

Christmas Baubles wallhanging by The Stitch Witch

A small wallhanging to decorate your home at Christmas – approx 21"x37"

Christmas Baubles wallhanging by The Stitch Witch
 
 

Santa’s Sack designed by Mandy Shaw

What child won’t like this to hang up waiting to be filled (adults too no doubt!)

Santa's Sack designed by Mandy Shaw
 
 

Gail Lawther Christmas Stained Glass Patchwork

There are 6 different Christmas designs or buy them all in a single set

Gail Lawther Christmas Stained Glass Patchwork
 
 

Events

 
 
Structures - an exhibition of contemporary textiles - Henley on Thames
 
 

Structures – an exhibition of contemporary textiles – Henley on Thames

This exhibition is on from 19th to 24th Nov 2015 and we will be filming there on Monday 23rd for those of you who can’t make it.. Read More+

 
 
 

 
 

New videos this month

 
 
Red Baubles Cushion with Anne Baxter
 
 

Red Baubles Cushion with Anne Baxter

What a great idea for a gift for a friend or just for your own home this Christmas.

 
 
How to check the repeats on your fabric with Paula Doyle
 
 

How to check the repeats on your fabric with Paula Doyle

This is useful to know if you plan to work on any of those kaleidoscope style quilts or indeed the one with Paula that we have called Easy Stack.

 
 
Beaded Christmas Decoration from Fran Rose
 
 

Beaded Christmas Decoration from Fran Rose

This is from our Archives as Throwback Thursday: This delightful decoration uses felt and beads and Fran guides you through all the steps; still time to make LOTS for your tree!

 
 
Prague Patchwork Meeting exhibition - Revisit.
 
 

Prague Patchwork Meeting exhibition – Revisit

The Prague Patchwork Meeting International Exhibition is the largest quilt show for Middle and Eastern Europe and this new collection was shown for the first time outside of the Czech Republic at the FOQ in August 2011

 
 
Framed landscapes with Linda Seward
 
 

Framed landscapes with Linda Seward

Linda shows us how she creates these lovely embellished landscapes with the help of sea shells and her computer printer.

 
 
3 Pocket Christmas Wallhanging from Valerie Nesbitt
 
 

3 Pocket Christmas Wallhanging from Valerie Nesbitt

Throwback Thursday from our Archives – Enjoyable to make and to use – this will quickly become a favourite decoration.

 
 
Reverse Scrap Stars with Valerie Nesbitt
 
 

Reverse Scrap Stars with Valerie Nesbitt

or how to use up LOTS of small 2.5" squares!

 
 
Design Inspiration from Valerie Nesbitt
 
 

Design Inspiration from Valerie Nesbitt

In this video Valerie talks about how you can rescale the design to fit the scraps you want to use.

 
 
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