Colour Diamond quilt: free tutorial

how to quilt free diamonds quilt tutorial

Brighten up your quilting table with this free Colour Diamond project tutorial from the ever-so-talented Susan Standen! To get started, download the template here and read on for our step-by-step guide to how to make a wonderfully wonky diamonds quilt. You will need Red fabric: ¾ yd Green fabric: ¾ yd Yellow fabric: ¾ yd Purple fabric:… Continue reading

Friday fabric! To the Moon & Back

Cosmic patchwork cushions

3, 2, 1…. blast off! We’re feeling cosmic today & it’s all thanks to the interstellar new fabric collection from Lewis & Irene. To the Moon and Back is our favourite from the upcoming fabric ranges from the family-run team of British fabric designers. These star-studded prints include zooming space-ships, dreamy galaxies and (our personal… Continue reading

Gadgets we love: light up your pattern picks

Diamond patchwork quilt baby

When it comes to choosing the right fabrics for your next patchwork project, we quilters know the importance of picking the right ranges that will really shine once we’ve cut, pieced and stitched them into beautiful new quilt top units. We’ve been known to spend hours pouring over our fabric stash, trying to decide exactly… Continue reading

Issue 39 of Love Patchwork & Quilting on sale today!

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Issue 39 of Love Patchwork & Quilting is on sale now, along with our free supersize binding clips! Read on to see what’s in store in our latest issue, or treat yourself to your own copy today! UK readers can buy it here or if you’re overseas, why wait for the mag to arrive in the post? Get it instantly… Continue reading

Templates for issue 39

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Download your templates for issue 39 of Love Patchwork & Quilting here! Downloading your templates is handy if you don’t want to damage your magazine, or if we couldn’t fit a template on the magazine page at 100% size. It’s also super-useful if you’re a digital subscriber! Whether you use Apple Newsstand, Zinio or Google Play, this is the easiest way… Continue reading

Sunday sewing: whip up a zippy wallet

Zippy Wallet tutorial by Noodle head

What’s on your cutting mat this weekend? As is typical of our quilting habits here on the magazine team, we like to have a few quick-sew-projects up our sleeves, ready to whip up when our bigger projects are taking a while to come together. Today our sewing tables are queued up with… EPP hexies –  in the spirit… Continue reading

How to quilt: get started today!

how to quilt: we'll show you how

Here at Love Patchwork & Quilting, we’re on a mission to convert everyone into a quilter. Sounds ambitious? Maybe so, but we all know that playing with fabric is addictive, and the beauty of quilting is anyone can get started, even if you’re brand new to sewing. Even the whizziest quilt design includes the same basic techniques – from cutting… Continue reading

Calling US readers! Get 45% off your favourite quilt magazine!

Love patchwork & quilting magazine

This post is specially for quilt fans in the States. Here in the quilting community, we’re lucky enough to be able to share ideas, tips and tricks with fellow quilters everywhere around the world. While Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine is based  in the United Kingdom, many of our favourite contributors and designers live and work overseas, and with… Continue reading

5 things to see at the European Patchwork Meeting 2016

European Patchwork Meeting

This month sees one of our favourite gatherings of the international patchwork community – the European Patchwork Meeting 2016 in eastern France. Starting on 14th September, the 5-day meeting is set to see an impressive 1200 quilts on show, with 38 exhibitions and 30 courses on offer for visitors. Over 22,000 quilt fans are expected to… Continue reading

Pattern Correction: Retro Curve

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We’ve noticed a small error in the instructions for the Retro Curve quilt in issue 38. On p80, step 3 should read: ‘From each of Fabrics D, E, F and G cut nine (9) of Template A and nine (9) of Template B.’ We’re really sorry about this, we check every pattern as thoroughly as we can… Continue reading