Emsworth Classes 2016
More classes will be added at some point - life is still too busy at present. For all other places where I am teaching please see my teaching schedule.
USA Lectures and Classes
Jennie is in US ........
May 7th - 10th Ladies of the Lakes, NH
May 11th - 13th Rochester NY
Sept Quilt Week Paducah
P A T - Portable Appliance Testing
Blind Hem or Applique Stitch
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Jennie's use only
Buy Books & Calico
Fabric fun and pieceful play! Eighteen quick and easy projects from bags to boxes, cases, covers and propper uppers, flowers and festive decorations, tucked in cushions and glamorous gadgets. Ideal for all ages and abilities, this book will provide hours of fun and inspiration for further future ingenious creations.
Fabric fun and pieceful play! Eighteen quick and easy projects from totes to soft boxes, Christmas crackers, festive decorations, bunting, pin cushions and sew much more. Ideal for all ages and abilities, this book will provide hours of fun and inspiration for further future ingenious creations.
48 pages A4 All colour photographs and text
£11.50 inc Post and Packing - all countries
Tweak, twiddle and twitch! Step by step guide to two different textured designs. Play with squares for intriguing effects - it’s material magic! Attach borders, pipe, add a zipped back to create a truly professional finish. Jennie shows you all the tricks, shares the tips and so much more with her clear and concise instructions.
Step by step guide to seven 12” square traditional patchwork designs: Dutchman’s Puzzle, 54/40 or Fight, Grandmother’s Fan, Dresden Plate, Tumbling Blocks, Spinning Star and Eight Point Star (cheat’s version!). Piece diamonds, triangles and other geometric shapes, experiment with appliquéed designs, sew different shapes with confidence and skill with these clear and concise instructions. Combine the blocks for a small Sampler Quilt and learn how to bind and quilt your masterpiece! Excellent for all beginners. Have your personal trainer on your screen! 1 hr 56 min
Jennie takes you through a step by step guide to six 12” square traditional designs: Amish Friendship Star, Log Cabin, Rail Fence and more. Learn to cut, sew and press squares and triangles with confidence and skill. Combine the designs for a small Sampler quilt. Ideal for all. Have your own personal teacher on your screen!
Combine all nine 4" square blocks to create an amazingly marvellous nipped, tucked, twiddled and fiddled 12" square panel highly suitable for a cushion, wallhanging, bag or for including in an heirloom quilt. Alternatively make nine sets of each block and arrange the pieces to produce a tactile textured and totally unique Sudoku inspired quilt. 1 hr 45 mins
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.(112 A4 pages: full colour: perfect bound.)
TINKERING WITH TEXTURE
Wacky Wearables & Wall-hangings
OUT OF PRINT
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.
£17.95 (UK only - not avalable for overseas shipping)
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.
5 Queen Street,
PO10 7BJ UK
Phone/fax 44 (0) 1243 374860
Create & Craft TV
Create and Craft:
Freeview 23, Sky 674, Freesat 813
Next Shows are:
Mar 12th Hours to be announced
April 2nd: 8.00am: Quilting Classroom
If you can't watch on televison - watch on line.
and select TV schedule
Jennie's Work - double click on image for larger view