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A Place in the Sun, A Quilt in the Hoop, by Jenny Haskins offers:
- 'Magic Quilting in the Hoop', stitch cutting lines so no measuring
required. (block, sashing, cornerstones, and borders)
- Stitch cutting lines, so no measuring required.
- Embroidered Appliqué.
- Pieced with the Jenny Join for flat seams.
- 33 A Place in the Sun designs.
- Detailed step-by-step pictures.
NOTE: Many of Jenny's OLDER CDS are being discontinued, get them while you
A Place in the Sun
Author: Jenny Haskins
A Quilt in the Hoop
Includes CD with Machine Embroidery Designs
Page size: 8.5" W X 11" H
Publisher: RNK Distributing
Cover: Soft Cover
Item Code: 4G4E0254
ISBN / SKU / UPC: 9780615532066
Weight: 1.20 lb
20% off: $47.99
Back Cover Information
A Place in the Sun is a double-sided quilt
totally created in a 200 mm x 200 mm hoop, pieced with the
Jenny Join for a perfectly flat seam. This is a quilt that
incorporates traditional patchwork and quilting techniques that
are all achieved in an embroidery hoop that takes advantage of 21st
century technology. The Jenny's Magic Techniques include:
multi-layered embroidered appliqué, quilting and built-in
cutting lines to eliminate the need of ever measuring before cutting.
All parts and sections of A Place in the Sun is a double-sided
quilt as well!
We trust you will enjoy this fascinating journey to
your special 'place in the sun' and that you will as excited by
the easy techniques as we were creating them.
About the Author Jenny Haskins:
Jenny Haskins lives by the belief that if you 'believe in yourself
all things are possible' and 'it is never too late to be what you
could have been' and that you can do anything that you set your
Passionate about colour and its many facets Jenny was an artist
for years using a variety of mediums, her favourite being on glaze
painting on porcelain which she taught in her studio for many years.
She has painted on fabric, silk, wood and canvas and as her children
(Simon, Samantha and Jason) state if you stand still long enough
mum will paint you.
Temporarily trading her brushes and paint for needle and thread
using 21st century technology Jenny now explores the creative world
or machine embroidery. In 1991 she joined the Pfaff sewing machine
company in Australia as the National Education and Training manager,
later being promoted to National Marketing manager she continued
working in this capacity until 1997 at which time Jenny decided
to venture into the world of publishing and in 1999 started her
Now being joined by her son Simon, this creative duo are considered
leading forces in the machine embroidery world. Jenny and Simon are
hailed for their original designs and easy techniques. Their classes
and seminars are inspiring and frequently life-changing events for
their students who, with Jenny and Simon’s guidance, learn to bring
artistry to their work. Jenny and now Simon run regular workshops
in the United States and Australia with Jenny having her first ‘Jenny
Haskins’ Accreditation Academy, for licensing teachers, to be held
in Knoxville, June 2008. Jenny has edited 18 books and is the past
editor of a machine embroidery magazine along with sold out quilting
books including 'Color Purple', ‘Federation Quilt’ and the ‘Millennium
Quilt’. These quilts are a testimony to her skills as an artist and