Stitchtopia! Tokyo Quilt Festival here we come

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This month, we’re daydreaming of Japan! Not only are our fingers busy foundation-paper-piecing Kawaii Hexies (inspired by issue 37’s free cover book),but we’re also planning a trip to see the best of Japanese quilting, and we can’t wait! We’ve joined forces with Arena Travel to take you on a once-in-a-lifetime textile tour of Japan, led by expert Janice Gunner…. Continue reading

Issue 37 of Love Patchwork & Quilting on sale!

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Issue 37 of Love Patchwork & Quilting is on sale now, along with our free picnic-inspired FPP hexie book by Susi Bellingham! Read on to see what else is in store in our al fresco issue, or and treat yourself to the new issue today! UK readers can buy it here or if you’re overseas, why wait… Continue reading

Pattern Correction: Sew Sweet

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We’ve noticed a small error in the instructions for the Small Envelope in our Sew Sweet project in issue 36. On p75, step 4, the third bullet point should read: “One (1) 10in x 1 3/4in strip for the plastic panel bottom trim.” We’re really sorry about this, we check every pattern as thoroughly as… Continue reading

Free patchwork templates: FPP our Pieced Pups

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Try out your Foundation Paper Piecing techniques to make a matching trio of fabric  hounds! If you’d like to download the templates for our Pieced Pups project in issue 37, by Juliet Van Der Heijden, you can do so here! The templates for this fun FPP project are full-size, so all you need to do is print… Continue reading

Templates for issue 37

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Download your templates for issue 37 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

50 block designs to try today

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We’re in a frenzy of block-building at the mo, can anyone else out there relate? There’s something strangely addictive about snipping units of fabric, then watching them come to life in the prettiest of patterns. Even small scraps can grow together in block-form to make quilt tops that wow, and we’re always surprised how by… Continue reading

Win fabric! Charm square giveaway

Win fabric charm squares to make brilliant blocks

{competition closed} We’re giving away two charm square bundles, perfect for block building and patchwork play! Just in case you haven’t got your hands on a copy yet, issue 36 of Love Patchwork & Quilting  comes with a super-handy bonus book of 50 Block Designs, designed by our very own quilt pro, Sarah Griffiths. While we were making… Continue reading

Subscribe to Love Patchwork & Quilting and get free fabric!

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This month we have another fab subscription offer for you lucky UK readers! Subscribe to Love Patchwork & Quilting today and receive a bundle of eight print fat quarters from the Cotton Candy collection by Dashwood Studio (worth £28). And at just £24.49 for 6 issues, you also save 18% off the shop price of the… Continue reading

Trend alert: Monochrome magic

Monochrome Magic Cotton & Steel

Following their super-popular Black & White collection from Spring last year, Cotton + Steel have created a brand new fabric range of monochrome fabric, keeping the trend going stronger than ever. Black & White 2016 mixes fresh new designs with some classic favourites to create a perfectly-rounded collection, with everything from bears and birds to… Continue reading

Win 24 fat quarters of Robert Kaufman fabric!

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We’re giving away three delicious fat quarter bundles of Robert Kaufman fabric this week in an exciting Instagram competition. These oh-so-pretty prizes are supplied by one of our favourite shops, Purple Stitches. To enter, click here… Each bundle contains a collection of 8 fat quarters of Karen Lewis ‘Blueberry Park’ fabric, worth £100, plus this prize also… Continue reading