Quilt Retreat for all fabric lovers – fun, frolics and lots of stiching – let Jennie, Valerie, and Sarah give you a weekend to remember.
Calling all Quilters!
Come away for a weekend of sewing pleasure.
6-8th July 2012
Dunford House, Midhurst, W.Sussex
Justhands-on.tv brings you three greatworkshops to delight and entrance all comers from sheer beginners to advanced stitchers. Experiment with shape, form and pattern whilst you revel in comfortable accommodation, enjoyable food and the total attention of your expert tutors plus some fun and frolics thrown in for good measure.
We’ve a choice of THREE workshops for this weekend.
Scrap and Triangle Magic with Valerie Nesbitt Experiment with your scrap stash, leftover 2½” pre-cut strips or that fabulous jellyroll and play with triangles to create fantastic quilts. No more complicated 3/8th and 7/8th maths to battle with – this is the Thangles way! A wide choice of designs from traditional style sampler quilts to more modern designs will be on offer along with lots of time saving techniques, tips and tricks to help make impressive quilts in no time. Fast and easy are two four letter words that Val just loves to use.
Jelly Roll Jubilee for All with Sarah Soward Due to popular demand, this is another chance to join Sarah and make a jellyroll quilt in a weekend. Bring along your favourite jellyroll or purchase a new one and make a very special quilt such as Sarah’s ‘Seeing Stars’ design pictured here (one of the winning quilts featured in the Jelly Roll Inspirations book and the new 2012 Quilters Diary). Or choose from a selection of other delectable pattern options – all are quick and easy.
Textured Twiddling for all – it’s Blocks Galore with Jennie Rayment Magical manipulations for marvellously mystical 3D designs! Discover the delight of tactile fiddling and create a series of textured pieced and applied patchwork blocks. Combine these together and create a delectable small lap/cot/bed quilt. All these innovative and ingenious block creations are from Jennie’s latest book ‘Foldy Rolly Patchwork Pzzazz’. Ideal workshop for all sewers of any ability who enjoy fiddling with fabric and like learning magical ways to manipulate