Issue 49 of Love Patchwork & Quilting on sale today!

Sarah Ashford unicorn quilt

Issue 49 of Love Patchwork & Quilting is on sale now! This month we’re all about chunky curved quilt blocks, scrap-busting sewing and heavenly hexies! 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… Continue reading

Texture Check: Free Quilt Planner

Nicole Calver’s Texture Check quilt in issue 49 is perfect for pairing up tonal rainbow prints. She used fabrics from the Friedlander collection, 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.  

Art Deco Sampler Templates

If you fancy making Stacey Lee O’Malley’s fantastic Art Deco Sampler quilt from issue 49, you can download the 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 sure to print… Continue reading

Templates for issue 49

Download your templates for issue 49 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

Quilt school: Improv piecing

Quilt school improv piecing

A great stash buster, improv piecing  can be a freeing experience, with no rules and no boundaries! Ready to get creative? Scroll down to let our in-house tech expert Sarah Griffiths show you how, in the latest addition to our Quilt School blog series of mini masterclasses… Quilt school: Kaleidoscope EPP Quilt school: EPP diamonds Quilt school:… Continue reading

Happy days! Anna Maria Horner is coming to town

Anna Maria Horner

One of our biggest quilt crushes is making her debut in the UK quilt classes scene this summer! Anna Maria Horner always inspires us to push our quilting to the next level, so we’re really excited to learn she’ll be teaching a series of exclusive classes at The Village Haberdashery this August. The patchwork pro, designer and Queen of colour will… Continue reading

Quilt inspo: Enjoy a colour picnic with Gudrun Sjöden

Gudrun-Sjoden-June-2017-fashion-collection

Ah summer… one of our favourite parts of the year for sun-drenched quilting! It’s the season of portable patchwork – when quilt-as-you-go projects top our must-make lists, we all rush outside to enjoy some EPP in the sun and our annual urge to quilt brighter and bolder as the sunshine inspires us kicks in! Rebecca Bryan talks… Continue reading

UK quilters! Sew a rainbow when you subscribe today

Subscribe & get rainbow threads worth £50!

We’re so excited about our latest offer for new subscribers here in the UK. Subscribe now and we’ll send you a bundle of four Mettler thread season packs, worth £50! In total this gift includes 32 spools of 100% cotton thread – for you to sew a rainbow of colours throughout your piecing and quilting! Plus you’ll save 25% on the shop… Continue reading

Win a copy of Wise Craft Quilts

Wise Craft Quilts

Blair Stocker’s heart-warming and practical book about quilting with cherished fabrics is one of our favourite reads of the year here on the LPQ team. Inside Wise Craft Quilts, she shares advice on how to quilt with different types of fabric, from denim to wedding dresses or baby’s first clothes, and celebrates the many reasons that we quilt… Continue reading

Get ready for summer with June’s free wallpapers

June quilters free wallpaper

We don’t know about you but we can feel the seasons changing in the air! The LPQ team have been busy hand-sewing hexies in the sun and planning the best ways to smuggle our needles and scissors onto summer holiday flights without setting off security alerts. But more opportunities for quilting outside aren’t the only reason… Continue reading