Diary dates: get your quilt on, South West style

Jo Avery Feather Quilt detail

A quilt show is coming to town, and we’re just a bit excited! Here on the Love Patchwork & Quilting team, we spend hours pouring over Pinterest and Instagram, but nothing quite beats seeing a load of quilts up close. Lucky for us, in a few weeks we’ll be doing that right here in Bristol…

Modern Quilt Blocks: bonus block (week 1)

Quilt block cross block

Oh happy days! Our 50th issue is out now and (in case you missed it) and we’re just a bit excited about this month’s free cover gift. We’ve got together with the lovely folk over at Art Gallery Fabrics to bring you our 32 Modern Quilt Blocks book. As a special bonus for our blog readers, we’ll… Continue reading

Classic Quilting free patchwork templates

Jo Avery Classic Quilting bookazine

Pssst! We’ve been working on a special project for a few months now and it’s finally time to reveal it to the world. Our Classic Quilting special bookazine is out in shops here in the UK later this week. Scroll down to download the free templates for the projects inside…

Add colour to your every day: from your quilts to your homewares

Gudrun 'Juliana' ceramic plate

The ethos between designing beautiful homewares and beautiful quilts have a lot in common. “A joyful home should inspire and invigorate” is the idea behind Gudrun Sjöden’s home range of textiles, ceramics and glass pieces. We feel much the same about the sunny quilt designs inside our 50th issue. “I aspire for my home range to… Continue reading

Sew along with us! Join the #lpq32blocksSAL

32 Modern Quilt Blocks Love Patchwork & Quilting

Our 50th issue hits the shops today, and we couldn’t let our birthday pass without throwing a bit of a party to celebrate, so we’re planning a sewalong over on Instagram. Come and join us… it’s going to be so much fun!

Ochre and Ink: Free Quilt Planner

Anna Galvin’s Ochre and Ink quilt in issue 50 is perfect for showing off prints from your favourite collection. She used fabrics from the Observer collection by April Rhodes, but if you’d like to mix and match fabrics from your own stash, we’ve made a handy quilt planner download to help you decide which prints will work together best.

Tropical Crush free template download

  We love Jo Avery’s Tropical Crush pattern – the colours are perfect for summer! We’re planning on making a cute coordinating pair, so we have a second appliqué template for you to download for free – find it here. Which one is your fave? We can’t decide!  

Issue 50 of Love Patchwork & Quilting on sale today!

Issue 50 of Love Patchwork & Quilting is on sale tomorrow (Wednesday 19th July)! 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 your phone or… Continue reading

Templates for issue 50

Download your templates for issue 50of 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 to… Continue reading

We’re going to be on TV! Join us to celebrate 50 issues

Lucy Brennan project

Get your birthday hats and party poppers at the ready! Next week we’re celebrating our 50th issue. Where’s the time gone? We’re taking over Sewing Quarter TV next Wednesday to celebrate, and we’re planning a whole morning of patchwork programmes, featuring beautiful projects plus tips and tricks for your quilting. Plus we’ll be hosting an insta sewalong too – with some… Continue reading