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Subscriber Giveaway for Dec 2017
Sewing World Magazine
(Dec 2017 issue)

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This month we are giving away 5 copies of Sewing World Magazine which has lots of fabulous festive sewing for you including the wonderful 5 Baubles cushion project from our very own Anne Baxter ( the workshop of which you can of course enjoy by clicking here). There are 10 Festive projects including an easy-to-make, elegant Kimono Jacket and an Embellished Purse project from Emily Levy. Décor wise, there is a Christmas Elf Bowl, a Mitten Garland and 'The Little Deer' Christmas Stocking. You can read about Contemporary Embroidery with Mr X Stitch and find out more about the work of machine embroiderer, Linda Miller, with a look behind the scenes at William Gee – an atmospheric haberdashery set in the heart of London’s East End. Altogether - a fab read!

To enter the giveaway just send an email entitled Baubles to justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com. The competition will close 31 December 2017.

 

Subscriber Giveaway for November 2017

Leaf Clasp brooch kit (pink) by Kathleen Laurel Sage

sorry this competition is now closed but is available through the shop - just click here

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This lovely layered machine embroidery kit creates a gorgeous pink brooch. The kit contains full instructions and pattern to trace; clasp; water soluble film, seed beads and sequins and organza of the appropriate colour to layer..

To enter the giveway just send an email entitled Pink Brooch Kit to justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com. The competition closed 30 Nov 2017.

 

 

Subscriber Giveaway for October 2017

Bundle of 5x Fat 1/4'metres Into the Woods range of fabrics from Lady Sew and Sew

sorry this competition is now closed but is available through the shop - just click here

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This is a wonderful NEW range of fabrics designed by Makower Fabrics.

To enter the giveway just send an email entitled Into the Woods to justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com. The competition  closed 31 Oct 2017.

 

 

Subscriber Giveaway for September 2017 Kantha Hare Clock Kit
from Angela Daymond

sorry this competition is now closed

but it is still available in the shop - click here

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This hand sewing kit uses kantha stitching to create a practical and beautiful clock. The kit contains a detailed hare clock pattern including numerals and background pattern as well as the clock mechanism, all fabric required, threads, one John James needle,  23cm/9 inch embroidery hoop

To enter the giveway just send an email entitled Hare Clock to justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com. The competition closed 30 September 2017

 

 

Subscriber Giveaway for August 2017 Outlander panel
from Lady Sew and Sew

sorry this competition is now closed

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This range of fabrics is based on the exceptionally popular TV series of the same name and the exclusive UK stockist is Lady Sew and Sew, Henley.

To enter the giveway just send an email entitled Outlander to justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com. The competition  closed 31 Aug 2017

If you can't wait until the end of the month (!) then the panel is available through the shop and supporting fabrics are available directly from Lady Sew and Sew (again details on the shop page for the panel)

Subscriber Giveaway for July 2017

A Trio of Christmas Brooches from Mandy Shaw

sorry this competition is now closed

 

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This lovely trio of Gingerbreadman, Polar Bear and Reindeer  come in kit form ;  Great to wear, to give as a gift, to decorate your crackers, serviettes or use as a decoration.  Kit includes all you need to make all three.  Size approx 3-4 inches.

Just send an email entitled Brooches to justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com. The competition  closed 31 July  2017

Subscriber Giveaway for June 2017

Seaside Kantha kit from Angela Daymond

sorry this competition is now closed

but it is still available in the shop - click here

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This lovely Seaside Kantha kit from Angela Daymond, with a selection of sea creatures adorning this little wall project that combines kantha stitching and simple patchwork. The kit contains sufficient threads to complete pattern; full size drawings for you to trace; plus pebble fabric to create this project .

Just send an email entitled Seaside to justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com. The competition closed 30 June 2017

 

Subscriber Giveaway for May 2017

Mini Tuffet Pin Cushion kit in pink from Lady Sew and Sew

sorry this competition is now closed

but it is  available in the shop in both pink and blue - click here

 

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This little pincushion comes as a kit and can be made up in an afternoon - the fabrics will be similar to those shown in the picture and produce just as gorgeous an effect. Finished size approx 4" diameter x 2" high.

Just send an email entitled Pink Mini Tuffet Pincushion to justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com. The competition  closed 31 May 2017

 

 

Subscriber Giveaway for April 2017

Sashiko Needle and Scissor Case from The Stitch Witch

sorry this competition is now closed

but it is  available in the shop - click here

 

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This is a delightful little kit that comes complete with needle and thread - great for taking on holiday as you can get sewing straight away.

To enter the competition just send an email entitled Sashiko  to justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com. The competition will closed 30 April 2017

 

Subscriber Giveaway for March 2017

Seahorses

a cut away kit from Kathleen Laurel Sage - sorry this competition is now closed but similar kits are available in the shop

AND Kathleen is teaching this technique for us at a retreat in Oct 2017 in Bristol - click here for details.

 

 

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Kathleen loves to play with organza and stitch and then a soldering iron to create these wonderful cut-away pictures.

To enter the competition just send an email entitled Sea Horses   to justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com. The competition closed 31 March 2017.

You can learn more about Kathleen in our interview with her - click here - and indeed you can join her at a quilt retreat that is being organized in Bristol in October 2017 - again click here for more details ;  the technique is really simple to do with stunning results.

Subscriber Giveaway for February 2017

- sorry this competition is now closed

but it is  available in the shop - click here.

London Calling - a wonderful new pattern designed by Isabelle at Creative Quilting.

 

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This quilt is made with a series of assymetical blocks onto which have been appliqued various London landmarks - created in simple fused applique - and finishing approx 65"x52"

To enter the competition just send an email entitled London Calling  to justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com. The competition  closed  28th February 2017.

 

 

Subscriber Giveaway for Jan 2017

Pack of 10 Aurifil Threads designed by Jennifer Paganelli

- sorry this competition is now closed

but it is still available in the shop at a very special price AND  with free P&P in the UK  - click here.

 

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These threads are 40wt (so slightly thicker) and 100% cotton and would be wonderful for quilting.

To enter the competition just send an email entitled Aurifil Threads to justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com. The competition closed 31st Jan 2017

Subscriber Giveaway for Dec 2016

Mini Tuffet Pin Cushion kit in Blue from Lady Sew and Sew

- sorry this competition is now closed but it is still available in the shop

. Click here for Pink and click here for Blue

 

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This little pincushion comes as a kit and can be made up in an afternoon - the fabrics will be similar to those shown in the picture and produce just as gorgeous an effect. Finished size approx 4" diameter x 2" high.

Just send an email entitled Mini Tuffet Pincushion to justhandsontvcomp@gmail.com. The competition closed 31 Dec  2016

 

 

 

 

THE FOLLOWING COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED:

SIMPLICITY DELUXE FELTING MACHINE PRIZE GIVEAWAY

If you like the idea of one of these you could come and play with us at Dunford House at our weekend getaway - details can be found by clicking here:

You could still join us as a day delegate June 14-16th 2013 with your own machine or borrow one and spend time playing!

What a Fantastic prize;   needlefelting is, according to Jennie, the most fun you can have!

and we have several videos that would help and inspire you – use the quick links to search the site.

More about the Simplicity 12 Needle Deluxe Felting Machine Features:

  • Uses 12 barbed needles to mesh fabrics together. Customize the embellishing area by removing needles.
  • Requires no threading or sewing; fibers mesh to create new color and texture combinations.
  • Accessories included with the machine: needles, two Allen wrenches, brush, tweezers, transparent presser foot, needle guard, built-in light bulb.
  • Built-in lint drawer, accessory drawer and carrying handle.
  • Presser foot height adjustment.
  • Use the Deluxe Extension Table 881713 for more surface work space.(not part of the prize)
  • Electronic foot control and universal power supply.
  • For household use only.
  • 90 day limited warranty against manufacturer's defects.
  • Accessories and extension table sold separately (and not part of the prize)

For more information on the product you can visit: http://www.simplicity.com

The closing date for the draw was  31st December 2012 (midnight GMT)

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED

but we have lots of information on needlefelting either by machine or by hand - just use the quick links to find out:


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