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Curvy Quilting– Donna Wilson Quilt or Cushion, V&A, London 27,28 February

December 5, 2019

Learn to sew  curves in this fun, two-day quilt class using patterns created by Jenny Haynes in Collaboration with textiles and product designer Donna Wilson. Donna Wilson Quilt or Cushion with Jenny Haynes Using one of three designs, Egbert Elephant, Pia Panda or Charlie Monkey, learn how to sew no-pin, machine-pieced curves in three sizes. Over two days Jenny will share her tried and tested techniques for piecing…


Skinny Inset Curves- London 11 July

November 25, 2019

In this intermediate patchwork class you’ll learn how to piece super skinny inset curves! This exact and intriguing technique allows you to add a line drawing effect to your sewing. This can be used instead of piping on garments (think yoke or pocket detail), in improv piecing or as a block in a cushion or a quilt. On the day we’ll be making a block using my custom…


A Hole Lotta Luv Quilt- Brisbane 22 March, Sydney 29 March and London 12 July

November 25, 2019

In this workshop we’ll play with perspective. With use of angles and a few variations of the Drunkard’s Path block we build what I call ‘holes and pegs in boxes’. But there will be lots of room for creative interpretation and help from me to build your own block. We’ll cut curves using my Drunkard’s Path templates and I’ll share my tips and tricks on how to sew…

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Papper, Sax Sten in Australia- March 2020

September 21, 2019

  Papper, Sax, Sten is going to Australia! #PapperSaxSteninAustralia I’ll be teaching at these venues between 13th and 29th of March:   GRAMPIANS TEXTURES- 14 to 19/3/2020 This retreat is set in Halls Gap in the stunning Grampians National Park (western Victoria). 14,15/3 DRUNKARD’S PATH WITH A MODERN TWIST (Two-day workshop)– No-pin machine pieced curves in three sizes. 16-19/3 INTEGRATING CURVES (Four-day workshop)- A Curves and FPP workshop.…


Spruced Up- London, 23 November & Ilkley 30 November

May 31, 2019

Learn to make my festive Spruced Up block! This class will cover sewing curves using my no-pin technique, working with my custom quilting templates to created three sizes of the classic drunkard’s path block and lots of tips and tricks along the way. You’ll finish at least one block in class that can be turned into a cushion, a wall hanging or the start of a quilt! You get…


Faced and Mitred binding

March 29, 2019

Sometimes finished is better than perfect. Apart from the first picture, that was taken by Lee Thompson,they were all taken one winter evening in deepest darkest Sheffield. I have been planning on sharing this tutorial for a long time but as I wanted pretty pictures, and life got in the way of taking said pictures, the tutorial got postponed month after month. I’ve still shared it with my…


The Creativity Project Week #45: Jenny Haynes

February 22, 2019

In Autumn 2018 I had the honour to be interviewed by Kim Soper of Leland Ave Studios for her inspiring Creativity Project. Kim about The Creativity Project: Getting to the heart of “why” we quilt. 52 interviews in 52 weeks. Because we have so much to learn from one another as we follow our creative paths. www.lelandavestudios.com…