Patchwork & Quilting
Welcome to Juki Club
We give ongoing support, education and inspiration to sewists, quilters, crafters, and stitchers everywhere. You can read more about our Juki club team here. Find detailed descriptions of Juki sewing, quilting and overlocker machines on our sewing machine pages. Explore inspirational projects, news and events in our blog posts. Chat back and forth easily on Juki Club Facebook and Instagram. Meet up face to face at Juki Club LIVE events. Juki Club, we're sharing our passion for sewing, online and in person.
- A sustainable sewing statement coat – literally!March 18, 2020Jen Hogg tackles sewing with thick fabric, coat construction, sustainable sewing, pattern matching, block interfacing, pad stitching and buttonholes Jen Hogg’s sustainability-sewing statement coat Confession: I’m addicted to making coats. Honestly. I now have more coats than I can wear, and I live in Scotland so that’s saying something. But they are such good fun to make! I love the challenge of sewing with fat, bouncy wool; hacking patterns I’ve tried before and […]
- Have Courage and Be KindMarch 17, 2020Our lives have changed so much in the past few days. And more changes are on the way. We’re all washing hands and practicing social distancing while we enter into new ways of living that were unimaginable just a few weeks ago. Amidst all the uncertanties, I think it is important to cultivate courage and kindness. I guess that we’re all scared. Courage doesn’t mean pretending not to be scared. We’re in a global crisis, of course we’re scared. It would be foolish not […]
- Mingi Making FacesFebruary 28, 2020Ming Jung, pronounced @meankey is a Korean textile artist who specialises in portraits. What’s unusual about Mingi is that he uses a sewing machine needle and thread to draw with. He uses an amazing and versatile free motion quilting technique to draw portraits. Mingi can create portraits by moving the fabric. He can create portraits by moving the sewing machine needle, using a long arm or a sewing machine on a quilting frame. Mingi can also draw with a stylus on the computer ipad screen, […]
- Time to SewFebruary 16, 2020“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” – JRR Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings Since giving birth to the CUTEST baby girl on the planet, I’ve had to sort of….renegotiate…my relationship with time. There’s not much of it for quilting projects right now! Luckily, she now normally takes a good nap in the afternoon, and can sometimes be persuaded into an evening nap, which has meant that I’ve been able to get some quilting done. Huzzah! Emily with baby Elizabeth […]