Jackie Wills Textile Artist Est. 1984

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About me

Hexagon patchwork swimming at Sharrah Pool 2014.  

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2017

 

I am delighted to be a named tutor for West Country Embroiderers

 

http://www.westcountryembroiderers.co.uk/links/tutors/

 

April 2015

 

I have been selected for the Crafts Council Directory, click to view

 

 

 

 

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Above commissioned Stag Waistcoat. 2009

In a nutshell:

 

 

 

First textile commission 1984

Sold over 850 unique waistcoats

Sold hundreds of thousands ready cut patchwork paper templates. Sold numerous misc. artworks, patchworks, bags, bowties etc

 

Received more than 200 textile commissions.

During late 1980's and early 1990's taught at many workshops Devon/USA and exhibited and sold at galleries, shows and events mostly in Devon

 

Since 2003 most my work has been sold via the internet, via repeat custom and personal recommendation. 

 

2010 - VOGUE (UK) commissioned and photographed a waistcoat.

 

Published two books: 

 

Using Hexagons in Patchwork by Jackie Wills (out of print)

Hexagon Patchwork - Pattern and Design by Jackie Wills

Published many articles including Fibonacci Hexagons - Patchwork and Quilting summer 1990

 

Over 1000 images can be seen in various forms, albums,commissions, styles, waistcoats, patchworks, artworks etc etc. 

 

 

My work is:

 

To provide original and beautifully crafted quality distinctive waistcoats

To provide inspiring original patchwork patterns

To create distinct hand painted textile artworks

To provide patchwork template packs with ready cut templates and instruction

To encourage customers to design their own ideas in patchwork with confidence

To provide easy to follow textile video demonstrations: 

 

 

My aim is to always offer:

 

A Refund policy (see contact page of this website)

Studio visits welcome by appointment only.

 

Links:

 

http://www.patchworktemplates.com

http://www.youtube.com/thejaxcollection

https://www.facebook.com/JackieWillsTextileArtist

 

 

Studio visits by appointment.   

Over 60 unique waistcoats available to purchase plus numerous patchworks and textile related work.