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Subscriber Giveaway for September 2020: Home Sweet Home Miniature quilt kit designed by Julia Gahagan

This month we are giving away this bright miniature quilt kit designed by Julia Gahagan called Home Sweet Home . The kit is worked in shadow applique. The kit contains all the fabric for the project (background, borders, houses and trees. The colours may vary from those illustrated but will be just as lovely). Also included are the backing and binding, shadow fabric, wadding, buttons, design sheet (full size) and instructions. Approx 8″ square finished. To enter the competition just send an email entitled Home Sweet Home to justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com  The closing date for the competition is 30 September 2020

2020-08-31T10:24:49+00:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: Community, Competition|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Quilting Weekend in Buckinghamshire, May 2021

Date:15 -16 May 2021
Location: Denham Grove Hotel, Denham, Bucks
Price: £375

Spend two days with Janet Clare working on an amazing quilt

What did they get up to at our early November Quilting weekend?

By Maggie Colpus, justhands-on.tv Event Co-ordinator. What a weekend. [...]

Valerie Nesbitt

Valerie is the founder and Creative Director of justhands-on.tv , as well as our very own ‘Queen of Scrap’. She founded Creative Quilting, a quilt quilt shop in Hampton Court, where she still teaches to this day.

Sallieann Harrison

Sallieann enjoys traditonal quilting techniques and has won several quilt show awards in the UK and the USA. Be sure to check out her wool applique projects using a blend of hand and machine sewing.

Angela Madden

Angela Madden is an internationally recognised quilter, teacher and author. After working for many years as an Occupational Therapist, Angela gained a degree in adult education and changed direction to pursue her interest in patchwork and quilting.

Janet Clare

With over 25 years as a textile designer and teacher, Janet regularly hosts talks and workshops, focusing on the design process and creative techniques she uses - - especially drawing with your sewing machine and free motion machine appliqué.

Julia Gahagan

Julia loves making miniature quilts on a variety of themes - especially small, pictorial quilts with little villages and sea sides. Her quilts have been inspired by travel in the UK & the Mediterranean. She also loves Christmas themed patchwork & quilting. This is reflected in many of her designs for wall hangings, mini quilts, garlands, tree decorations and wreaths.

Kathleen Laurel Sage

Kathleen is a freelance designer and embroiderer producing a wide range of innovative textile works. She enjoys blending traditional techniques with contemporary designs and unusual mediums to construct beautiful textiles -- from floral patterns in organza to goldwork.

2020-03-20T11:18:25+00:00January 13th, 2017|Categories: Tutors|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Kate Findlay

Making art is Kate’s passion. She works predominantly in textiles producing a wide range of work from wildlife and landscapes through to unusual night sky inspired pieces embedded with fibre optic lighting.