Hexagon patchwork swimming at Sharrah Pool 2014.
I am delighted to be a named tutor for West Country Embroiderers
I have been selected for the Crafts Council Directory. The Crafts Council's goal is to make the UK the best place to make, see, collect and learn about contemporary craft
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.
Over 60 unique waistcoats available to purchase plus numerous patchworks and textile related work.