///21 October 2016

21 October 2016

New Videos Every Friday



Subscription Gift Cards- NEW TODAY

If you are looking for a different type of gift, a stocking filler or just a way to say thank you to someone special, why not buy one of our new subscription gift cards. They are available for subscriptions of 1 month, 3 months or 1 year and comes with full instructions for activation, so the recipient can start watching and learning as soon as they want Learn More +



Contemporary Goldwork with Kathleen Laurel Sage



Contemporary Goldwork with Kathleen Laurel Sage

Learn about this traditional embroidery technique that Kathleen loves but to which she adds modern and quick techniques.   If you are already smitten with this form of embroidery then you can go straight ahead and purchase one of the kits; if you are inspired by watching, then you will love to know that our first workshop on Goldwork Couching will be up on the site next Friday – with more lovely kits for you to try your hand at.  Watch Now + 


2 block quilt


2 block quilt -54/40 and chain with Valerie Nesbitt

Rotary cutting  coupled with strip piecing make this a relatively quick quilt to make;  if you like a bit of a challenge then the 54/40 block is certainly for you – and by using the EZ Tri Recs templates you get the seam allowance all sorted. Watch Now + 

Strips and Strings

Throwback Thursday

The very talented Carolyn Forster takes us through this delightful Strips and Strings workshop of this great scrap quilt called Japanese Stars & Lanterns. It takes its inspiration from antique quilts which were often made with strips and/or strings. The workshop comes with notes, or you can buy Carolyn’s book in our Shop . Watch Now +


Mini Simplicity Templates

Mini Simplicity Templates

Valerie guides you through using these really cute mini templates which work as great gifts/stocking fillers but even better they are designed to work perfectly with jelly rolls – no maths involved;  great for small blocks (not miniature) and great for using up scraps from your stash too. Watch Now +

Windy Day Quilt Kit

Windy Day Quilt Kit

This extremely cute quilt kit from Lady Sew and Sew  is designed by Jennie Corser . This kit itself contains sufficient material for the front and binding and finishes 40"x52"

It has been designed around a pre-printed panel, which is included in the kit – and then has simple borders added. Instructions are included but the backing and wadding are not. Learn More+


Oct Part 2 2016 trailer

What’s coming up in the next 2 weeks

Watch our latest trailer of the new videos we have for you in the next few weeks.  Watch Now+

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


Gift Pack

Subscription Gift Pack
Exclusive to Justhands-on.tv

Have you seen our bumper 2016 Gift pack yet – it’s packed full of fantastic goodies for you including Today’s Quilter Magazine; Sew Pieces by Jennie Rayment; Fancy Threads for Jennifer Paganelli from Aurifil; Christmas Rose pincushion kit from Sylvia Critcher; Project Bag pattern from Janet Clare and a 5” Charm Pack from Creative Quilting.  It’s worth over £65 and can be purchased in conjunction with a membership for either 1 month or 1 year;   Learn More +


Sue and Sam Wallhanging

Product of the Month

This Sue & Sam felt kit from Daisy Chain Designs is a cute little wallhanging with these  much loved traditional characters.  The kit comes complete with everything you need and makes up to 13"x 15". As it’s the product of the month it comes with free p&p in the UK for the month of October 2016 PLUS entry into a draw for 1 months FREE subscription. More Info + 

If you are a fan of these wool kits, then we have different designs in the Shop Learn More+


Make Star Quilts

Book of the Month

Make Star Quilts from C&T Publishing is our Book of the Month for October. This booklet contains instructions for 11 timeless star quilts, including 10 full size quilts and one table runner. The patterns are from popular designers Natalia Bonner and Kathleen Whiting, Alex Anderson Barbara Cline and Jan Krentz and there is something for everyone.  It comes with FREE p&p in the UK for October 2016. Read More +



Giveaway for Subscribed Members

This month’s giveaway for subscribers  is this pretty Scottie Dog Bag from Village Fabrics
This kit is simple to make and comes with the feature fabric, all instructions and a dottie button for finishing. The bag finishes approx 14"x10"

Just send an email entitled Scottie Dog to justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com. The competition  will close 31 October 2016



Contact Us

Don’t forget if you have any questions about the site, or need any help using it, do get in touch via the Contact Us page or at support@justhands-on.tv

Happy Sewing 
Valerie & Jennie 


West Country Quilt and Textile SHow

11 – 13 Nov 2016 
The South West’s Showcase of Patchwork, Quilting, Sewing and Embroidery.  Justhands-on.tv will be there – with cameras, lights and action – giving live broadcasts as well as filming exhibitions for future viewing. Discounted tickets available. Learn More+


New videos this month

Using Mini simplicity templates with Valerie Nesbitt

Using Mini simplicity templates with Valerie Nesbitt

These work really well with 2.5 inch strips of fabric and/or jellly rolls and make for perfect small patchwork – finished block size is 6". Watch Now+

Adding Applique to Jennie's Stripy Stripey Story Quilt

Adding Applique to Jennie’s Stripy Stripey Story Quilt

Nearly there – here we get to add the details of beach balls, flowers to the garden and ice creams. Watch Now+

Strips & Strings with Carolyn Forster

Strips & Strings with Carolyn Forster

Carolyn shows us how to make this beautiful quilt from the bits and pieces that might otherwise end up in the waste bin – often called Laundry Basket quilts Watch Now+

Inspirational Mood Boards with Sylvia Critcher

Inspirational Mood Boards with Sylvia Critcher

Sylvia shares with us how she hangs on to inspiration that she can find pretty much anywhere! Watch Now+

Star of David block with Jennie Rayment

Star of David block with Jennie Rayment

This interesting twisted design is created easily with clever use of colour placement.Watch Now+

Thangles Sampler with Flurry Fabrics with Valerie Nesbitt

Thangles Sampler with Flurry Fabrics with Valerie Nesbitt

This 12 block quilt is easy to make and is made more interesting by having the blocks set on point. Watch Now+

Using braids as a border with Valerie Nesbitt

Using braids as a border with Valerie Nesbitt

This is a great use of scrap pieces and gives an interesting edge to your quilt. Watch Now+

Silent Christmas from Stof

Silent Christmas from Stof

This is an extremely simple quilt to make with stunning fabrics from this Danish company..Watch Now+

Sail Boats Row of Jennie's Stripy Stripey Story Quilt

Sail Boats Row of Jennie’s Stripy Stripey Story Quilt

This is Row 12 of the story and here Jennie shows you how to create these lovely boats with red sails (and there is a bit of fusing going on too!) .Watch Now+

Spa quilt with Val

Spa quilt with Val

Valerie shows you how to use up some of those pre-cut squares and/or layer cakes to create this simple quilt. Watch Now+

How to sew Hexagons together with Jennie Rayment

How to sew Hexagons together with Jennie Rayment

or how to create the Grandmother’s Flower Garden patchwork entirely by machine.Watch Now+


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