///21st September 2018

21st September 2018

New Videos Every Friday

 

 

Maltese Cross

How to make a Maltese Cross with Jennie Rayment

Jennie is on her usual effervescent form today as she explains how to make a Maltese Cross – and we mean sewing not arguing. She loves using this tool that comes in 3 pieces and with seam allowance added!  Watch Now+

If you’d like the template it’s available in our Shop More Info+

 

 

Sampler Quilt – Block 1

Today is the first block of the Sampler Quilt – Rail Fence. This traditional pattern is a real favourite whether you use two colours or four. Valerie takes you through the techniques of rotary cutting and strip piecing;   and then covers how to piece the little segments together and pin accurately so that you have accurate seams joining. Don’t forget if you’re a paid subscriber you can download the workshop notes under the video. Watch Now+

 

 

Carolyn

Book of the Month

Our Book of the Month for September is The Handmade Quilt by Carolyn Forster. It’s a complete skillbuilding sampler all made by hand with a very modern setting. Carolyn is the queen of scrap quilts and the quilt on the cover is no exception;  all made by hand Carolyn takes you through all the steps, including the equipment needed, to make this.

As well as covering all the basics, there are 21 different chapters, covering different blocks and/or shapes, all in 144 colourful pages.

As it’s our Book of the Month it comes with FREE p&p in the UK in September 2018. More Info+

 

 

Strips

Looking for a scrap project this weekend?

Did you see this is a very simple idea from Valerie last week. It’s  inspired by the left over fabrics from jelly roll strips that were a prize giveaway from Fabric Freedom and is a quick and effective way of using up those strips whether they are the same length or not. Watch Now+

 

Kimono

Product of the Month

These gorgeous fabrics from Makower from the Kimono range  are our product of the month for September. The layer cake is a pack of 40 x 10" squares of this fabric from the complete range of 20 fabrics.  This is a vibrant Japanese inspired collection with metallic gold detailing on cream and dramatic black backgrounds.

As the Product of the Month for September 2018 it comes with free P&P in the UK PLUS entry into a draw for 1 months FREE subscription  More Info +

 

Markel

Throwback Thursday

This month for Throwback Thursday, Ruth Issett shows us how to use Markel Paint Sticks, a simple way of adding colour to your quilting,  in a demo we recorded at our visit to the Festival of Quilts a few years ago.  Watch Now+

 

Competition

Giveaway for Paid Subscribers 

If you are a paid subscriber,have you entered this month’s giveaway for Sewing Machine Cover pattern designed by Mandy Shaw. This lovely cover for your sewing machine has been based on the lid of Mandy’s old wooden hand crank machine,(approx 20in x 10in x 16in) but she says the size is easily adaptable.. 

To enter, just send an email entitled Sewing Machine to 
justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com
The competition will close 30 September 2018

 

 

What’s coming up in September

For a taste of what’s coming up for the rest of 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 +

 

 

Steve

Never too young to learn

Valerie has been out and about teaching. This time though she’s giving one to one lessons to our Chief Executive, Steve.

He’s chosen to recycle fabrics that have been in the family and what better teacher to have than Valerie. We’ll be keeping an eye on his progress  Read  Now+

If you’ve been inspired by one of our projects and you’d like to share your work or progress with us, just send your pictures to support@justhands-on.tv

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

 

 

 

New videos this month

How to make Chenille Fabric with Valerie Nesbitt

How to make Chenille Fabric with Valerie Nesbitt

A great way to create your own fun, textured fabric and use up stash.. Watch Now+

Simple strips & string quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

Simple strips & string quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

Another simple but effective way of using up scraps.. Watch Now+

Choosing fabrics for Your First Sampler Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

Choosing fabrics for Your First Sampler Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

A tip-packed guide to make sure choosing your fabrics is a fun, rather than a daunting experience. . Watch Now+

Markel Sticks and how to use them

Markel Sticks and how to use them

Ruth shows us just how effective Markel pens can be in creating colour quickly and easily. This is part of our Throwback Thursday programme and was filmed a few years ago at Festival of Quilts. Watch Now+

Visit to the Jane Austen House Museum, Chawton , Hants

Visit to the Jane Austen House Museum, Chawton , Hants

In this visit we get to see not only the lovely coverlet sewn by Jane, with her mother and sisters but also the community quilts it has inspired. Watch Now+

Your First Sampler Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

Your First Sampler Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

This is a great block for using up scraps, and if you keep watching, Jennie shows you how to create a simple turtle.Watch Now+

Use of the angles on your ruler with Jennie Rayment

Use of the angles on your ruler with Jennie Rayment

Let the ruler do the work – see how simple it is to create angles. Watch Now+

Drunkards Path quilt with Jennie Rayment

Drunkards Path quilt with Jennie Rayment

This is a great block for using up scraps, and if you keep watching, Jennie shows you how to create a simple turtle.Watch Now+

Quick-Strip Children's Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

Quick-Strip Children’s Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

An easy way of creating a quilt from 2 ½” either from your cupboard or a jellyroll Watch Now+

Rotary Cutting strips, squares and rectangles

Rotary Cutting strips, squares and rectangles

Valerie shows how to rotary cut strips, squares and rectangles; quickly, easily and accurately..Watch Now+

Changing the Rotary Cutter Blade

Changing the Rotary Cutter Blade

Valerie shows you how to safely replace your rotary cutter blade.. Watch Now+

Dyeing with Helen Deighan - part 2

Dyeing with Helen Deighan – part 2

More magic dyeing from Helen including space dyeing in a litter tray!Watch Now+

 

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