Emsworth Classes 2012
Create a wide range of fascinating and ingenious designs suitable for cushions, soft furnishings, garments and quilts. All the workshops are fast, fun and simple to make.
No experience needed - just bring sewing machine and packed lunch. (Tea, coffee and homemade biscuits provided.)
Workshops: 10.00 - 4.00 p.m.
£30 per day
USA Lectures and Classes
Jennie is in US ........
August 15th - 19th: Manchester NH - World Quilt Show
October 21st - 22nd: Garden State Guild NJ
Hopefully Houston - Quilt Festival!
Blind Hem or Applique Stitch
CLICK HERE For details about these stitches
Jennie's use only
Buy Books & Calico
Explore the fascinating world of weaving, scrunching, tucking and pleating; from the Bias Bobble to the delights of Trumpets and the Origami Twist, plus much more. Includes a fully illustrated section on finishing techniques and extensive design suggestions for development. Ideal for both beginners and expert needlewomen and men.
A totally different and separate book to Tucks Textures & Pleats. Explores the versatility of Cathedral Windows, the diversity of Log Cabin Corners, the dynamics of Vandalism and Interlocking Shapes, discloses the secrets of Sculptured Spheres, unveils the magic of Microwave Dyeing plus projects on the Pilgrim Scrip and other intriguing bags, Textured Landscapes, and even the Calico Hat.(120 A4 pages: 200+ diagrams and colour plates: spiral bound.)
From 3D forms to simple surface texture, this book reveals even more revolutionary ways to roll, fold, manipulate and manoeuvre squares and strips, hexagons and triangles and many other shapes. Jazz up the jacket, zap up the vests, embellish the hangings with these uniquely novel and essentially simple natty notions. Tales of steamy travel thrown in for good measure.
Twelve blocks and related projects to entrance, educate and entertain. From textured quilt blocks to bags, quags, cushions and table mats, these ingeniously simple yet fabulously folded novel techniques are ideal for all stitchers of every ability. Full of colour with every stage presented in clear photographic format. Helpful hints and useful tips abound plus lighthearted tales of travel and daring-do! (112 A4 pages: 400+ photographs & diagrams, perfect bound.)
A lighthearted book filled with natty notions and small projects from bags to boxes, tableware and a host of other delectable delights, all eminently suitable for the serger although a sewing machine can be substituted. Humour rules throughout in the many hilarious anecdotes littering the text. It is a ‘must have’ for all serger owners.
A gorgeously galactic explosion of colour and shape. Create a panel or a quilt. Add a scalloped border to complete a most intriguing cosmic creation. Simple to sew, just follow Jennie’s novel method for piecing - it is ingenious! Creat two designs - 60 x 60" quilt or 31 x 31" wallhanging.
A fabulous twelve petalled flower design. Just cut, stitch, twiddle, fiddle, tweak and twitch for this amazingly innovative manipulated panel or bed quilt. The pattern is easy to cut and fast to stitch.Two designs - 60 x 60" quilt or 26 x26" wallhanging. (As shown on HGTV - Simply Quilts with Alex Anderson.)
Best quality calico. Ideal for any use. Washes well, shrinks very little. Dyes very well but as with all materials pre-wash before dyeing so that a better dye absorbency is obtained. (208 gsm)
5 Queen Street,
PO10 7BJ UK
Phone/fax 44 (0) 1243 374860
Create & Craft - Ideal World TV
Create and Craft Freeview 36, Sky 671, Freesat 813
If you can't watch on the televison - you can watch on line. Go to www.createandcraft.tv and select 'Watch live shows'
May 26th: 8.00am
Quilting Classroom - Waistcoats
Jennie's Work - double click on image for larger view
P A T - Portable Appliance Testing