• Textile Exhibition by the Group Contemporary Quilters West

    Contemporary Quilters West is a grup of twenty two individuals, all living in the South West of the UK.

    We get to see a fascinating range of effects created by the various artists. Some of artists are interested in eco dyeing and even boiling fabric to see what the effect is.

    The group meet...

  • Classes with Kate Findlay

    15 videos

    Kate is an artist and teacher - - with an interest in techie stuff too. She did a textiles degree and worked in industry before teaching art and design technology in schools in Berkshire and Oxfordshire. Kate left teaching in 2018 to go self-employed as an artist, and now spends her time creating...

  • Classes with Tess Grace

    7 videos

    Tess Grace is a block printing tutor who has a passion for pattern, printing, and crafting. Tess’ love for block printing started after a visit to Jaipur where she learned how to print.  She is dedicated to working with children and adults to discover the joy of creating and using a variety of te...

  • Classes with The Stitch Witch

    16 videos

    The Stitch Witch is Lynette Harris' creative identity and the guise behind which she can let her imagination run wild! Lynette had this to say about quilting: "I truly believe that patchwork and quilting should be a stimulating, enjoyable and stress-busting occupation. Whether you make a Christma...

  • Classes with Gail Penberthy

    17 videos

    Gail is an accomplished pattern designer and teacher. She loves to make three dimensional items as well as cushions, quilts and wallhangings. When she’s not teaching, she enjoys spending most of her time writing patterns and thinking up new and quirky ideas and how to make them. She is inspired ...

  • Classes with Jayne Brogan

    32 videos

    Jayne loves to interact with people. She has worked as a community tutor teaching Patchwork and Quilting as well as Soft Furnishings at various venues. Prior to this she spent 10 years making handmade footwear. Jayne is now regional sales and education manager for

  • Textile Workshop with Hilary Beattie

    Messy play for adults is one of the ways that Hilary describes her workshop. She was kind enough to allow us to interrupt her day and we get to see the work achieved by a number of her students.
    Hilary was showing how to use screen printing in a simple way which can then be used as the basis for ...

  • TASTER: Textile Exhibition by the Group Contemporary Quilters West

    Contemporary Quilters West is a grup of twenty two individuals, all living in the South West of the UK.

    We get to see a fascinating range of effects created by the various artists. Some of artists are interested in eco dyeing and even boiling fabric to see what the effect is.

    The group meet...

  • Fun With Felt with Gail Penberthy

    Gail feels that felt is really easy to work with as it doesn't fray and she particularly likes to make these small 3D projects using it.

    Simple to make by just folding and using the zig-zag stitch on your sewing machine, Gail points out a few things to bear in mind when you are using her patte...

  • Painting with Pens from Paula Doyle

    Paula shares with us this neat idea where she uses Sharpie pens.  Other fabric pens would work too. She creates this lovely colourful piece of fabric.  There is also no need to pay too much attention to the lines either!
    A great idea to share with the children – but as there is IPA involved – adu...

  • Colouring with Markel Pens - Patchwork and Quilting Workshop with Lee Brown

    Lee takes us through this interesting workshop on how to use Markel pens. These are oil-based and create interesting pictures which can then be stitched into.  Simple stencil shapes are made out of cartridge paper.
    Markel Pens are available from Art Van Go www...

  • Monoprinting with Lesley Brankin

    Printing with Acrylic Paints
    Exclusively for Justhands-on.tv, Lesley shares with us the Little Iris workshop and her simple technique of monoprinting using freezer paper and acrylic paints, as well as silk paints, and all done on her kitchen table.

    As so often happens, a simple idea is extrem...

  • Haptic Art - a Mixed Media Exhibition

    This exhibition was filmed a while ago. It was also displayed at the Sunbury Millenium Gallery, Sunbury-on-Thames.
    The most recent exhibition by these artists was from 3-21 April 2013 at The Robert Phillips Gallery at Walton-on- Thames, Surrey.
    Haptic Art Textile Artists
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  • Monoprinting with Janet Clare

    Janet shares her love of monoprinting. She shows us how she worked on the delightful designs for her lovely range of fabrics Hearty Good Wishes. Moda printed and distributed the fabrics in muted blues and greys. They remind Janet of the English coast in winter and memories of her childhood in Ken...

  • Dyeing with a Slow Cooker with Angela Daymond

    Dyeing and Painting

    Angela selects four different products to use to create the colour in her fabrics, which are both cotton and silk;  she uses onion skins for a soft beige colour;  walnut husks for brown;  wood chippings for purple and madder root for red/pink.
    Sometimes you need to pre-treat the fabric with a mod...

  • Monoprinting with Angela Daymond

    This little workshop has been extracted from a longer piece that Angela did for us creating a textile bird picture from newsprint and magazines. However, we thought this piece stands on it’s own and you can see how easy it is to create a unique piece of fabric on your table top, utilising items t...

  • Sewing with the Old Irish with Karen Nicol

    Karen just loves her old Irish Singer sewing machine, and you can’t fail to be inspired by her skill with just thread and the basic zig zag stitch.
    We get to see how with no feed dogs and changing the tension in the bobbin, Karen creates lace and other works of art, which she adds to her textile ...

  • Wild Gardens Textile Workshop with Kate Findlay

    Kate is a very accomplished artist and loves creating textile pictures.

    In this comprehensive workshop she shows you how easy it is for you to do this at home. You would start with some pre-dyed fabric perhaps. Then with a little help from freezer paper stencils you add your fabric paint.

    I...

  • Gelli Printing with Stencils from Jamie Malden
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    Gelli Printing Series with ...

    Gelli Printing with Stencils from Jamie Malden

    Gelli Printing Series with Jamie Malden

    Jamie contnues her short series with us on how to create wonderful and unique fabric which you can then use as the basis for your project. Here she uses stencils and recycled pieces of fabric (old sheeting).
    So how easy it is?
    Step 1: add paint to your gelli plate.
    Tip: don’t waste the paint that...

  • Gelli Printing with Jamie Malden
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    Gelli Printing with Jamie Malden

    Gelli Printing Series with Jamie Malden

    This strange piece of  wobbly stuff is proving to be amazingly versatile for those who enjoy textile art and best of all it is reuseable.
    Jamie shows you just how easy it is to create a marbled background piece of fabric which can then be overprinted with block printing. You can use up your old s...