Hi there, I'm taking part in Victoriana Quilt Designs 2019 Online Quilters Meet & Greet. A special welcome to those visiting from Benita's blog and taking part in her annual Meet & Greet Grand Prize Draw!
By way of introduction, I'm Judith of Just Jude Designs. I'm a Patchwork & Quilting Designer and Tutor working from my spacious studio in a beautifully converted Victorian linen mill in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
I've been teaching now for 12 years, not only designing projects to teach but also designing quilting projects for magazines and a UK based fabric distributor.
I'm particularly fond of sewing with scraps (I generate a lot of them in my line of work!) and this is reflected in many of my designs.
I wouldn't say I have a particular 'style' to my quilts. Sometimes I take inspiration from the fabrics themselves, or a themed brief from an editor, nostalgia or patterns I see in nature and objects around me.
Some of my best work comes from not having a design brief, and simply grabbing a handful of fabric or scraps and just allowing an organic creative process to develop!
I don't always know what I'm going to end up with, but when I mix a little courage with an open mind, I'm rarely disappointed!
I'm also fond of recycling textiles in patchwork and quilting - linen, denim, tweed, wool and vintage sheets are particular favourites!
And if you would like to enter Benita's Grand Prize Draw (4 pre-cut bundles, 3 Aurifil thread sets, Warm & Natural Batting, 2 Sewline Start sets & lifetime membership to Victoriana Quilt Designs) then just click on the button below to enter your details. Winners will be announced by Benita on 1st October.
Hi! I’m Jude. Welcome to Just Jude Designs! This is where I talk about my sewing endeavours, quilting classes & pattern design. I hope you can stay a while!
All content is Copyright Judith Hollies and may not be produced without explicit consent from the owner.
Site design & development by Blackdog Media