Sneak peek! What to watch out for at The Handmade Fair

Handmade fair skills workshop

This weekend we’ll mostly be busy making the most of the sunny weather here in the UK by getting our EPP on in an array of outside venues from beaches to beer gardens. But while we’re not wishing the summer away, we do confess to counting down the weeks until the return of The Handmade Fair… Continue reading

Friday Fabric! Wove It or Weave It

Michael Miller fabrics

We’ve been coveting Michael Miller’s Wove It or Weave It fabric collection for months now, with its luscious mix of this season’s colours & prints and lovely linen look. This geometric, moroccan-feel fabric is a great way to add a spot of texture to quilt tops and home-sewing projects, and we’ve got the perfect way for you to top up… Continue reading

Modern Mint quilt: a free tutorial

Modern Mint quilt by Lou Orth

Join us in a summer quilt-along, with this beautiful Modern Mint quilt project from the oh-so-clever Lou Orth. This is a free quilting tutorial, so grab some fabric and get to your quilting stations! We’ll tell you all you need to know to piece simple half square triangle (HST) blocks and create a relaxing quilt with a calming colour palette… Continue reading

Scottie dog mini quilt: a thank you

Scottie dog quilt

Our super-cute Scottie Dog mini quilt in issue 37 has proved to be one of our most popular projects in recent months, designed by Juliet Van Der Heijden, also known as The Tartan Kiwi. Juliet’s design was part of a trio of FPP playful pups, and it’s an interesting example of the story of a quilt. Juliet recently… Continue reading

Issue 38 of Love Patchwork & Quilting on sale

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Issue 38 of Love Patchwork & Quilting is on sale now, along with our fabulous fussy cutting templates and free Fantastic Fussy Cutting mini project book by Alex Luenz! Read on to see what else is in store in our latest issue, or treat yourself to your own copy today! UK readers can buy it here or if you’re… Continue reading

Fuss-free guide to Fussy Cutting

How to do fussy cutting

We’re excited to reveal that this week’s new issue of Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine comes with a free book of fussy cutting projects AND 5 free fussy cutting templates to get you started. Putting the book together was possibly the most fun we’ve had in at LP&Q headquarters all summer – and we’ve caught the bug so… Continue reading

6 of the hottest quilt trends this summer

Jo Avery Festival of Quilts

Being based in the UK, we’re lucky enough that The Festival of Quilts is just down the road for us (well, up the M5 to be precise). It’s one of the high points of the annual quilting calendar for us, and we’re at the show for all four days at the moment. While yesterday was spent busily preparing… Continue reading

Fantastic Fussy Cutting Templates

patchwork projects shot in the studio

Have you seen our Fantastic Fussy Cutting booklet by Alex Luenz? It’s free with issue 38 of Love Patchwork & Quilting and Alex’s clear instructions, along with her fussy cutting guide, will have you whipping up beautiful EPP projects in no time! You can use our fabulous fussy cutting templates to make EPP templates, using the… Continue reading

Templates for issue 38

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Download your templates for issue 38 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

Fabric swoon: Sew Hot charm packs

Sew Hot fabric charm packs

We are LOVING Jo Westfoot‘s Polaroid Quilt from issue 37 of the magazine, and if you fancy giving it a go, we’ve got the perfect fabric for you! The lovely ladies over at Sew Hot have hand-picked a rainbow of charm squares from their stash for you to create your own version of Jo’s design. If you’re planning on whipping… Continue reading