By Maggie Colpus, justhands-on.tv Event Co-ordinator. What a weekend. [...]
Date: 4 - 5 April 2020
Location: Denham Grove Hotel, Denham, Bucks
Spend two days with Janet Clare working on an amazing quilt
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 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 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.
Anne has sewn all of her life, prolifically for the last 25 years. She works across a wide range of patchwork and appliqué techniques and designs -- from the Navajo blanket quilt that includes simple and advance techniques to simple cushion designs.
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 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 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.
Lynette Harris has been quilting for 23 years. It started off as a hobby and grew from there! The Stitch Witch is her creative identity and the guise behind which she can let her imagination run wild!
Maggie is well known for appliqué, hot ribbon art and needlefelting. She has developed a new simple technique for invisible needle turn appliqué, perfect points, inward Vs and perfectly rounded curves.
Mandy brings a distinctive whimsical design style to traditional techniques such as embellishing with buttons and rik rak.
Sue is a prolific designer of quilt and patchwork patterns, as well as a popular tutor.
Unique to Village Fabrics this lovely programme runs over 13 months