Brilliant idea as always from Jennie Rayment on how to do the fixing stitches of your patchwork using the sewing machine.
Using the Sewing Machine with a fixing stitch
Jennie does not like to handle a sewing needle. Unless she is putting it into her machine that is. So she has developed a way of anchoring her tucks, twiddles and folds with an anchoring stitch on the machine. And you KNOW she has tried and tested this!
More about Jennie Rayment
Jennie is the world’s only Twiddler, Fiddler, Nipper, Tucker, Manipulator and Manoeuvrer of material!
This skinnyish, red-haired, slightly wacky Brit is totally obsessed with ‘Nipping and Tucking’ – fabric manipulation and surface texture. She is unique in her field, and is now internationally known for her quick, simple, innovative and original techniques with manipulated material. She also gives hilarious lectures with real ‘Strip, Show and Tell’.
Jennie teaches a wide variety of classes for all levels and abilities of sewers from patchworkers, quilters and embroiderers to fashion, soft furnishing and home décor enthusiasts.
Jennie makes much of her work in simple calico, known as muslin in the USA. But her elegant ideas and natty notions may be adapted for any type of fabric and used to make a whole range of projects; quilts, wallhangings, boxes, baskets, cushions, table linen and of course fashion garments and accessories.
Indeed, if you are interested in any form of needlework you will be totally captivated by her deviously ingenious textural designs. And you can benefit from the wealth of creative ideas arising from her magic manipulations.
Jennie has six books on fabric manipulation techniques which are all still in print. And with many articles and a variety of patterns including a twiddled and fiddled Block of the Month quilt, Jennie’s material magic goes on and on.
web site: www.jennierayment.com