4 March 2016

 
 

New Videos Every Friday

 
 
 
 
Structures Exhibition
 
 

Out and About

The Structures Exhibition was held in the Old Fire Station at Henley on Thames. Kate Findlay acts as our hostess, sharing details of the textile artists – all from the Contemporary Quilt Guild – and their techniques in this lovely exhibition.   Watch Now+ 

 
 
 
 
Hadron Collider quilts from Kate Findlay
 
 

You will recall that this same group put on another exhibition entitled ‘Water Water’ which is still available on the site. Watch Now+ 

And you can find out more about Kate and her own series of quilts inspired by the Hadron Collider (amazing where quilters/textile artists get their inspiration from) Watch Now+ 

 
 
 
 
Big Stitch Quilting
 
 

Workshops

Hand stitching is very peaceful and therapeutic and something Angela Daymond just loves.   Big Stitch quilting is just what it says – large stitches with thicker thread – and by listening to an expert you get to learn what pitfalls to avoid.  In this workshop Angela shares with us her design inspiration as well as how to handle the quilt when quilting – both in a hoop and also without – particularly handy when travelling.   Watch Now+

 
 
 
Angela Daymond Videos
 
 

Angela is also well known to us for her Kantha stitching and for dyeing fabric using natural ingredients (often from the kitchen)  – and she shares these with us in other workshops throughout the site Watch More+

 
 
 
Spring Hare with Anne Baxter
 
 

Did you catch  Anne Baxter’s modern style rectangular cushion last week? It’s simple to do and gives an effective decorative edge to it.  Anne also guides us on the stitching for the fused appliqué that is used to add the both the hare and the floral decorations.  As usual this workshop is full of useful information and tips.Watch Now+

 
 
 
Modern Triangles quilt with Valerie Nesbitt
 
 

Continuing our modern theme, Valerie has used up some of her charm pack 5” squares on this quilt  and reminds you of her love of the use of Thangles – which allow her to make her half-square triangle units quickly and accurately with no waste – so don’t be afraid of triangles!  Watch Now+

 
 
 
Fabrics
 
 
 

Calling all ‘Fabricaholics’

To make life a little easier for those of you who LOVE to buy fabrics, we have now created a new page in the Shop just for fabrics. Take a look+

Keep an eye out as we’ll be adding more fabrics to the page soon for you.

 
 
 
March Part 1 2016 trailer
 
 

Trailers

You can now find our trailers for what’s coming up in the next few weeks on the website. Just go to the Home page – www.justhands-on.tv and the latest trailer will always be at the top of the list for you…

Our latest trailer is bought to you by the very lovely Jenny Rayment. Watch Now+

 
 

STOP PRESS

 
 
 
justhands-on.tv Sewing retreat
 
 
 

LAST PLACE LEFT!!!

Sewing Retreat with justhands-on.tv 23 and 24 April 2016, Denham Grove, Bucks​

This is a bring your own project weekend with the benefit of Valerie Nesbitt from justhands-on.tv being on hand to advise and assist you during class times. Payment is due in full on booking  Read More+

 
 
 
 
Birds Butterflies & Blooms by Chris Malone
 
 
 

Book of the Month

Birds Butterflies & Blooms by Chris Malone is a collection of  25 coordinating projects that are fun and easy to make and co-ordinate with the delightful sew-a-row-style quilt. Finished quilt size is  approx 55"x 65". As it’s our Book of the Month, it comes with free p&p in the UK for March 2016.

 
 
 
 
 
Gutermann Sulky Threads
 
 

Product of the Month

March’s Product of the Month are these Gutermann Sulky threads.  Each pack contains 7 reels of Rayon 40 embroidery thread – think just how wonderful they would look quilting the Kaffe Fassett bundles that we have in the shop!
As it’s the product of the month it has free p&p in the UK in March 2016 PLUS entry into a draw for 1 months FREE subscription to our site.

 
 
 
Subscriber Giveaway
 
 

Giveaway for Subscribed Members – Metro Pack Fat 1/8th from Oakshott Fabrics

In March we are giving away Metro Pack Fat 1/8th from Oakshott Fabrics. This is a delightful bundle of shot cottons; there are 8 different colours in the bundle and though they are only Fat 1/8th you can still make a wide variety of projects with these. – Check out the Throwback Thursday workshop with Valerie  that will be loaded up onto the site Thursday 10th March for tablemats.

All you need to do is send an email entitled Metro to: justhandsontvcomp@gmail.comThe competition will close 31 March 2016. Read More +

 
 

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

PS: Don’t forget to keep scrolling down to see Valerie’s picks from the Shop this week and the new videos from this month.

 
 

From the Shop

 
 

Music Precut set from Creative Quilting

This is a nickle pack of 5" squares plus strip roll of 10 fabrics x 2.5"s strips – cut from their own stock so unique to Creative Quilting. 

Music Precut set from Creative Quilting
 
 

Spring – Complete as you go – pattern from The Stitch Witch

This delightful little quilt / wallhanging is a quilt-as-you-go so each little section is made separately;  this means you can easily add more if you want!

Spring - Complete as you go - pattern from The Stitch Witch
 
 

Smash Your Precut Stash by Kate Carlson Colleran and Elizabeth Veit Balderrama

13 quilts using your jelly rolls charm squares and fat quarters plus yardage. 

Smash Your Precut Stash by Kate Carlson Colleran and Elizabeth Veit Balderrama
 
 
 

 
 

New videos this month

 
 
Spring Hare Cushion with Anne Baxter
 
 

Spring Hare Cushion with Anne Baxter

Anne shares with us this delightful cushion which will look lovely in any home. Watch Now+

 
 
Modern Triangle quilt with Valerie Nesbitt
 
 

Modern Triangle quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

This delightful easy-to-make quilt will have you checking your stash and pre-cuts. Watch Now+

 
 
Flower Applique Block with Kate Percival
 
 

Flower Applique Block with Kate Percival

Kate has made this delightful block in wool fabrics, but it would work equally well in cotton and she then adds texture with her handstitching.. Watch Now+

 
 
English Paper Piecing tip from Nancy Adamek
 
 

English Paper Piecing tip from Nancy Adamek

Nancy loves to work with EPP and this is a particularly useful little tip when using tiny pieces. Watch Now+

 
 
Free Motion Quilting - Part 2 with Paula Doyle
 
 

Free Motion Quilting – Part 2 with Paula Doyle

More free motion ideas from the award winning quilting Paula Doyle – this time using pre-marked designs. Watch Now+

 
 
Rotary Rulers and cutting Equipment with Valerie
 
 

Rotary Rulers and Cutting Equipment with Valerie

Valerie gives you some insight into the type of equipment available and what to look for – particularly if you are left handed. Watch Now+

 
 
Japanese folded with Lesley Brankin
 
 

Japanese folded with Lesley Brankin

This is from our archives as part of our Throwback Thursday programme. Lesley shares with us her secret passion and makes good use of the double sided patchwork to create two patterns simultaneously. Watch Now+

 
 
Itsy Bits and Wonky Strips with Paula Doyle
 
 

Itsy Bits and Wonky Strips with Paula Doyle

This is a brilliant way of using up your fabric bits and no precision needed – how great is that! Watch Now+

 
 
Meet Kate Percival - Quilter and Hand stitcher
 
 

Meet Kate Percival – Quilter and Hand stitcher

In this lovely interview we get to see LOTS of wonderful pieces of work from Kate, who just loves to include hand stitching and embroidery into her patchwork quilts. Watch Now+

 
 
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