///22 January 2016

22 January 2016

 
 

New Videos Every Friday

 
 
 
Meet Janet Clare  and her Nocturne fabric range.
 
 

Stargazing

Planets seem to be in the news this week so we are obviously right on trend with our most recent interview with Janet Clare and her Nocturne range of fabrics.   Janet was inspired to create these during her stargazing evenings and nights with her Dad and family.  Watch Now+

 
 
 
Janet Clare Nocturne Range
 
 

If you are inspired, we have patterns and fabrics for you to purchase and enjoy, as well as a chance to win one of Janet’s kits if you are a paid subscriber to the site, in our January giveaway

 
 
 
Events
 
 

Events

Once you’ve made your quilt you could enter it into the open-air show held in the beautiful Cae Hir Gardens Ceredigion later this year. . Their theme this year is The Planets” by Gustav Holst – Full details are on our Events page. Read More+

And if you have an event coming up this year, just email us the full details and we can add it to our Events page for you. Contact Us

 
 
 
Block Printing with Mary Gamester
 
 

Make your Own

Mary Gamester creates some delightful fabric and shows us how easy this is with her block printing workshop using transfer paints Watch Now+

If this is the sort of workshop you like, we have more from Mary as well as as other contributors – just use the quick search Printing+
 

 
 
 
Crazy Patchwork with Valerie Nesbitt
Show and Tell Kaffe Fassett Quilt
 
 

Throwback Thursday

Our FREE to all members, Crazy workshop has generated a lot of interest and Valerie has been inspired to sew a wonderful version for Lady Sew & Sew with their Kaffe Fassett fabrics  which would brighten up any dull January, Watch Now+

You can see it on the Show & Tell Page (and keep an eye on that over the weekend as Valerie is busy sewing other options for you  using fabric bundles from the shop) Read More+

 

 
 
January 2016 trailer
 
 

Coming Up on justhands-on.tv

Here’s our latest trailer, so you can see what’s coming up in the next two weeks..  Watch Now+

Don’t forget you can subscribe today to get access to over 600 video tutorials, tips and interview that will inspire and help you with your projects.  All for as little as £7 per month. Subscribe Now+

 
 
 
 
Kaffe Fassett Fat Quarter bundle
 
 

Product of the Month

January’s Product of the Month are these delicious Fat 1/4 bundles of Kaffe Fassett fabrics put together by Lady Sew and Sew.. Each bundle contains 5 x Fat 1/4s and comes in either a turquoise or shocking pink colourway. Keep an eye open for our Throwback Thursday free workshop in January for more inspiration.
As it’s the product of the month it has free p&p in the UK in January 2016 PLUS entry into a draw for 1 months FREE subscription to our site.

 
 
 
 
Simply Quilts from Me and My Sister by Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson
 
 
 

Book of the Month

Simply Quilts from Me and My Sister by Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson has 12 strikingly simple quilts to recharge your creative batteries. As it’s our Book of the Month, it comes with free p&p in the UK for January 2016.

 
 
 
Subscriber Giveaway
 
 

Planets Kit from Janet Clare
Giveaway for Subscribed Members

In January we are giving away this great kit designed by  Janet Clare with her nocturn fabrics and is entitled ‘Planets’ and it contains all you need and makes up into a small picture which finishes 12” x 10”.  All you need to do is send an email entitled Planets to: justhandsontvcomp@gmail.comThe competition will close 31st January 2016. Read More +

 
 

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

PS: Keep scrolling down to see Valerie’s picks from the Shop this week, the new videos from this month.

 
 

From the Shop

 
 

Midnight pattern by Janet Clare

Clever use of the log cabin design on this quilt creates the star effect and would be easy for beginners. (jelly roll friendly!)

Midnight pattern by Janet Clare
 
 

Multi-Purpose Needle Case kit from The Stitch Witch

This is a delightful idea that houses your scissors and other bits and bobs too and it’s a no-sew product.

Multi-Purpose Needle Case kit from The Stitch Witch
 
 

Bluebells Kantha stitching kit from Angela Daymond 

This delightful little design is stitched in traditional Kantha work

 
Bluebells Kantha stitching kit from Angela Daymond
 
 

Classifieds

 
 
Melinda Bula Workshop at the Aztec Hotel Bristol
 
 
 

Melinda Bula workshops at the Aztec Hotel Bristol – August 2016

Melinda Bula is a quilt teacher, author and artist in the USA and is coming to teach exclusively for Cabot Conferences for the first time in the UK. There are 2 workshops: Fabulous Fusible Flowers 19-22 August 2016 and Hidden Beach Landscapes 27-29 August 2016.  Read More+

 
 
 

 
 

New videos this month

 
 
Block Printing with Mary Gamester
 
 

Block Printing with Mary Gamester

Mary loves to use transfer paints and shows you what wonderful results she manages to achieve with printing blocks and other items.

 
 
How to use the E-Z Simply Crazy template with Valerie Nesbitt
 
 

How to use the E-Z Simply Crazy template with Valerie Nesbitt

Valerie shows you how easy it is to cut through several layers of fabric with the rotary cutter using this helpful template.

 
 
Crazy Pincushion Embellishment with Lorna Bateman
 
 

Crazy Pincushion Embellishment with Lorna Bateman

A helpful workshop from Lorna dealing with colour and design choices.

 
 
Woven Rail Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt
 
 

Woven Rail Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt 

This is another of those quick and easy make in a weekend-style quilts that Valerie loves to make.

 
 
Crazy Patchwork with Valerie Nesbitt
 
 

Crazy Patchwork with Valerie Nesbitt

Layer, slash and sew – a great stash buster – uses just 5 x Fat 1/4’s plus border – a quick and easy weekend quilt.

 
 
Hadron Collider quilts from Kate Findlay
 
 

Hadron Collider quilts from Kate Findlay

Kate took inspiration from this scientific equipment to make a series of stunning quilts.

 
 
Be Inspired by the Back of your Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt
 
 

Be Inspired by the Back of your Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

This is idea from Valerie means working from the backside (!) of your quilt when you are quilting.

 
 
Using Freezer Paper as a Template from Paula Doyle
 
 

Using Freezer Paper as a Template from Paula Doyle

For all those of you who aspire to make stunning quilts – this is such a great idea from Paula who is an award winning quilter.

 
 
A Few of My New Favourite Things with Valerie Nesbitt

 
 

A Few of My New Favourite Things with Valerie Nesbitt

Valerie shares with you some of the gadgets that make her patchwork life easier

 
 
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