Selvedge sewing: DIY travel case tutorial

How to sew a selvedge travel pouch

Make the most of unwanted selvedge scraps and the tiniest of fabric leftovers with this quick-sew zippy pouch by Susan Standen. This pretty patchwork pouch is perfect for sewing on the go as it includes a needle case and handy pockets to store fabric markers, threads or your favourite notions. We’ll show you how it’s done with this free tutorial… You… Continue reading

Pattern Correction: Colour Splash

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We’ve noticed a sizing error with the templates for Colour Splash in issue 34. We’ve updated the templates so that they will be the correct size when printed out at 100% – you can download them here. We’re really sorry about this, we check every pattern as thoroughly as we can before we go to… Continue reading

Boardwalk Fortunes Templates

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If you fancy making Nicole Calver’s fantastic Boardwalk Fortunes quilt from issue 43, you can download the 12in and 24in block templates here! They were a little too big to fit in the mag, so we thought it would be easiest to pop them online instead. We’ve made sure they will print out at A4 (be… Continue reading

Issue 43 of Love Patchwork & Quilting on sale today!

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Issue 43 of Love Patchwork & Quilting is on sale now, along with our supersize Indie Designer Handbook! 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 to… Continue reading

Templates for issue 43

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Download your templates for issue 43 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

New 2017 quilters’ wallpapers for your mobile, tablet or computer

Brother quilters free mobile wallpapers

Happy New Year everyone! Kick start the new year with our new series of mobile wallpapers and desktop calendars – all with a quilting theme. We’ve teamed up with our friends at Brother to create a brand new series of monthly digital wallpapers. Your laptop, phone or tablet need never be without a fabric-filled finishing touch ever again! You’ll be able to… Continue reading

Join in with The Honey Pot Bee!

Hexagon cushion by Florence Knapp for issue 9 of Love Patchwork & Quilting

  If you’re looking for a new challenge in 2017, then The Honey Pot Bee could be just up your quilting street! Organised by Molli Sparkles, this is a year long virtual quilting bee taking place from January to December, where each month two new block patterns will be released. It’s your chance to learn… Continue reading

Hi Hexie part 2: how to sew a triangle cushion

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Did you make the Hi Hexie triangle quilt we posted about earlier this month? We’re now bringing you the tutorial to make the matching cushion! You’ll get to snip & piece happy-making triangles to create gorgeously colourful hexagons, all set off against a beautifully white background. Both of these cheery designs were created by quilter, designer and… Continue reading

What’s that? Get your favourite quilting magazine half price?

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It’s Christmas week, and here at Love Patchwork & Quilting towers, we’re feeling full of festive cheer and getting ready to enjoy some time with our families over the holidays. As it’s officially the most wonderful time of the year, we’re offering you our most wonderful subscription offer of the year too! If you’re a… Continue reading

Get your FPP on for Christmas Jumper Day!

Christmas jumper quilt block

Honestly is there a more fun charity idea than Christmas Jumper Day? We can’t think of one. Today is the day that co-workers, friends and family are decking themselves out in festive apparel to raise money for Save The Children. Visit christmasjumperday.org to get involved, or why not give use the day as an excuse to indulge in… Continue reading