Signatur Jan/Feb 2021 Newsletter 112

Wed, 3 Feb 2021


Welcome to Signatur in 2021
The optimistic, realistic and wholistic home of knitting
for love, pleasure, friendship and fun
Please join Jane's daily visual feast on Social Media

Smaller events planned for Winter 2021...   

Events with three to six stallholders.
If any larger venues (exhibition Centres) go ahead this will be a wonderful bonus. 

February in Canberra is very early BUT
better early than not at all!

We did brilliantly between Zoom, IG, FB, email and phone in 2020. What a learning curve!

 In Style Markets - Welcome to Autumn

CANBERRA Fri 26th & Sat 27th February

Duntroon Campbell Scout Hall 10 am to 4 pm
28 Blamey Place, Campbell

Alive with Style Bags, Margaret Cane, Page Shoes + 2 more.

Sydney March Sat 13th - Sun 14th Turramurra
Bowral April Fri 23th- Sat 24th venue tba

Handmade Market Canberra
will be online as a virtual market until the second half of the year

Designers On Show March 27th & 28th 2021
Sydney's The Coal Loader in Waverton. Harbourside with a great Cafe.

Melbourne Australasian Quilt Convention
My booking has been carried over from last year, stitches and fingers crossed!
Jane's Sydney Studio is open by appointment - a maximum of 2 people, please.   0427 064 834

           Welcome to Autumn                 
Canberra In Style Market. 

Canberra Fri 26th & Sat 27th Feb 10 am to 4 pm

Duntroon Campbell Scout Hall 
28 Blarney Place, Campbell


Come and grab some really good deals!!!
made to measure
Garment orders will be ready for April.

Just five exhibitors including Page Shoes, In Style Bags and Margaret Cane Clothing
Book your place for this weekend 
EXPO AT HOME offers 75 classes from 28 instructors, over 3 consecutive days
My two 'Jane Slicer-Smith' classes are: Simple Intarsia & Creating Swing, Swagger & Drape with Mitres (see below for details)
Please email for info 
Book now at
Simple Intarsia
2-hour class

Two samples are knitted in the class, with essential lessons from joining and colours, securing ends, diagrams and graphs. Plus casting on hemlines in blocks of colour, to create vertical stripe to include the cast on edge.
Central Time USA Sat 6th 7 pm to 9 pm
Australia AEST: Sun 8th Noon to 2 pm
If you do both classes you'll be able to knit the Mitred Shona Jacket
Creating garments that Swing, Swagger & Drape with Mitres.
2-hour class

The class will be recorded and can be revisited by class attendees. In addition to the class, there are additional events US pm/ Sydney am which are complementary to the class. 

Central time USA Fri 5th 7 pm to 9 pm
Australia AEST: Sat 7th  February noon to 2 pm
March Designers on Show

Meet the Makers at the Coal Loaders
follow please

Sat 27th & Sun 28th March 9.30am to 3pm/ Sun to 2.30pm
Images below link to each individual designers websites

Thank you for supporting All Australian Made

Designers On Show @ The Coal Loaders
North Sydney's Coal Loaders Centre for Sustainability, is the venue for Designers On Show March 2021.
This historic site was featured on Gardening Australia, with virtual gardening solutions, raised bed allotments, a lift down to Harbourside and the original tunnels from the coal loading facility, Harbourside walking tracks to Ball Head.
Did I mention the cafe too!

Studio Open Days
Simply call 0427 064 834 and make a time, one customer at a time, 2 people maximum (let the other be a wonderfully lovely BF, mum, sister, daughter, aunt or brother: husbands of course welcome but under strict terms and conditions) Please email Signatur Studio Ballyshannon Rd, Killarney Heights NSW 2087. 
Looking for a Pattern?
Finding a pattern on
go to A - Z Design Index
Purchasing Patterns 
me if you would like a free shade card & yarn sample
To purchase JUST the PATTERN you still need to pick a colour or colourway! Sorry, but it's a website rule. (until some smart IT person trades their suggestions for a kit for their BFF)

Pattern = knitting instructions, supporting diagrams & graphs, colour image with notes. 
For single colour designs
click on the rainbow and pick a colour.
For multi-colour designs pick a colourway to order the pattern.

Knitting kits include the pattern, plus Signatur 8ply Australian Pure New Wool yarn & hand-made buttons: plus a spare. 
It's all about colour!

Buy to knit yourself or gift your sister, mum, daughter, Nana or BF a kit they will love for the challenge!
Wave Wrap kit or finished design can be purchased from
A playful piece worked with short rows in two sections with centre back seam.
Above left to right; Azteca in Pink/ Smoke. Centre Joker in Caribee. Azteca Fine in Purple/khaki.
Below left: Azteca Fine in Faded Denim and right Azteca in Plum/Smoke.

The Wave Wrap comes kitted with the pattern and the yarn, price varies as thicker yarn required more yardage. 
Left: Keep it simple with the Basket Stitch Wrap, again can be knitted in any yarn.
Azteca, Azteca Fine & Joker are all blends with 53% Wool/ 47% Acrylic

AZTECA  original 12ply 180m/197 yds  $65

270m $45

JOKER 53% Wool/ 47% Acrylic 98yds per 50g. $75
Ready made $185 10% off all knitting kits and yarn 10% will not show on your order but will be discounted when goods are dispatched.
Hope to see you soon!
 If you'd like to discuss anything in this newsletter - or anything at all, please email Jane. Thanks for your support - Laura, Petra, Philippa, Cathryn, Helen, Margaret, Annette and I look forward to seeing you in the knitting circle!

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