Want to learn how to make a quilt? You’re in the right place. Learn from Britain's finest tutors about quilting techniques for beginners through to more advanced patterns. Find ideas for your next patchwork quilt design.

  • Rosebud Fayre Quilt Series with Jennie Rayment and Valerie Nesbitt

    8 items

    Jennie and Val guide you through making this lovely Rosebud Fayre Medallion quilt in installments. It is perfect for beginners, and provides plenty of challenges for those more accomplished sewers.

  • Meet Sandi Lush

    Valerie Nesbitt interviews Sandi Lush amongst her wonderful quilt designs.

    Well known for her hand quilting and whole quilt designs. Sandi talks Valerie through her collection of knitting inspired quilts.

    Undoubtedly a superb set of quilts, using a large variety of fabric and stitches to pr...

  • Tudor Rose Table Runner Series with Nancy Adamek

    4 items

    Learn how to make this English Paper Piecing table runner using the lovely jewel shape.

  • Jennie's Stripy Stripey Story Quilt Series

    16 items

    Jennie guides you through a series of rows - - from Flying Geese to Municipal Gardens - - all of which build up into a beautiful quilt. Each section is covered in a separate workshop, 16 in total. And each workshop is done with Jennie’s much loved, clear and colourful instructions. You’ll lear...

  • The Makers Studio Series

    14 items

    Each episode of The Makers Studio features one of the UK’s leading textile artists who will walk us through how to make their specialist project. The format includes an in-depth tutorial, discussion between the Artist and host covering a range of topics from their creative motivations to personal...

  • Hawaiian Applique Series with Maggie Davies

    3 items

    Learn how to make the Hawaiian Applique technique with Maggie Davies.

  • Contrarywise Cathedral Windows with Jennie Rayment

    This twist on the traditional Cathedral Windows block encourages us all to experiment with this technique.

    Jennie Rayment describes how altering the cathedral window square can produce an Octagon ideal for making table runners and decorations.

    Starting with a square Jennie shows a turned th...

  • Jelly Roll Mystery Quilt Series designed by Valerie Nesbitt

    11 items

    This Mystery Workshop uses 2.5″ strips from your stash or that jelly roll you have been hording.

  • Free Motion Quilting Series with Paula Doyle

    4 items

    Award-winning quilter Paula Doyle shows us several options of free motion filler stitches.

  • Using Video To Help You Learn with Claire Campion

    Claire describes how having a recording has enabled students to rewatch tips and techniques.

    This is particularly relevant when embarking on more complex techniques.

    Additionally justhands-on.tv has a vast library of videos to suit all levels of sewing. From beginner to those of us that nee...

  • Orphan Patchwork Block Bags with Anita Birtles

    Valerie introduces us to Anita Birtles as she demonstrates what to do with left over blocks. These bags make ideal gifts for friends that they will use time and time again.

    The Orphan block bag is an ideal project for a beginner patchwork quilter because it gives the chance to practice many te...

  • Till Roll Crumb Quilting with Anita Birtles

    Using scraps to create fabric strips for bindings, borders, edging and quilts is a favourite method for Anita Birtles. These are generally used in her bright and colourful quilts.

    Anita demonstrates how simple it is to sew strips to till roll paper using a short stitch. Building up a strip of ...

  • Diamonds and Chains Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

    This comprehensive workshop uses simple tips and techniques that result in a stunning quilt.

    Valerie describes some of her favourite methods of constructing a block using half square triangles and four patches.

    Talking through a strip pieced method of making half square triangles using Than...

  • Interviews with Quilting Artists

    52 items

    It is always great to find out more about your favourite artist. What they think about when coming up with designs. Their motivations. Helpful hints and tips. Watch these interviews for a special insight into the artist and their work..

  • Out and About

    102 items

    Join us for tours of amazing shows & exhibitions as well as initimate visits to local shops..

  • Crossing Sashing Idea for your Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

    Valerie explores this simple technique to produce a quilt that highlights a feature fabric with a two contrast fabric cross sashing.
    She discusses:

    simple fast cutting using a 6 1/2 ” ruler
    stacking cut pieces to save counting twice
    the importance of laying out your quilt
    how to support chain pi...

  • 1930's Sunflower with Carolyn Forster

    Inspired by a 1930's antique quilt Carolyn Forster shows how she uses acrylic templates to replicate the quilt block.

    These templates are easy to use, enabling accurate cutting, essential when using unusual shaped pieces.

    The block is ideal for highlighting particular fabrics and the templa...

  • 4 Patch Diamond Scrap Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt

    This quilt is made entirely using fabrics from the stash but is also particularly good for busting your scrap pile.

    Valerie shows us a beautiful quilt made from a basic four patch and stitch and flip squares. In addition the size of the quilt is flexible, dependant on the size of the four patc...

  • Make Ravioli Quilts with Paula Doyle

    Jeans, t-shirts, flannel and left over scraps of wadding provide the materials for this up-cycle project, resulting in a block that can be stitched into any size of quilt.
    Paula makes the most of old clothes by cutting around seams to make 6″ squares. She then pairs them with 5″ wadding off-cut s...

  • Improv Ripples Patchwork from Sue Thornborough

    Sue loves fabrics and colour as can be seen in her Coral Reef and Volcano inspired improv quilts.
    Improv patchwork gives permission to break from accuracy as there are no straight line or seams to match. Utilising  10″ charm squares or layer cakes and a rotary cutter, Sue cuts gentle curves to pr...

  • Make Boro Fabric with Paula Doyle

    Paula is on a mission to utilise left over scraps from her blue jeans ravioli quilts.
    She discusses the simple process of using Bondaweb and a foundation cloth to produce a heavy weight fabric. This enables you to secure the scraps of blue jeans before sewing.
    The triple stitch on your machine is...

  • The Makers Studio with Claire Campion, Quilter

    In this episode of The Makers Studio, we meet Claire Campion. She is an incredibly talented quilter and winner of The Big Janome Skillshare.
    Claire will inspire you as she shares her walking foot quilting techniques.
    You’ll learn how to use the walking foot to create a range of patterns and textu...

  • A Wander Around Oliven, a Quilt Shop in Suffolk

    Vendulka displays her inspirational work throughout her gallery studio.
    In this fascinating studio tour with Valerie, she highlights work completed during the lockdown period, referring to pieces displayed as she describes her methods and thinking.
    A variety of designs are on display, demonstrati...

  • Cathedral Window Patchwork with Vendulka Battais

    Vendulka demonstrates her stunning basic cushion project using three fabrics inspired by her book Cathedral Windows – New Views.
    She includes thoughts on choosing a variety of fabrics to ensure contrast and selection of the window fabric, which is so easy to do with her technique.
    She also explor...