Friday Fabric: Cotton + Steel’s Black & White

Cotton + Steel black & white fabric

Now it’s no secret that here on team LPQ we love colour. Brights, neons, pastels, earthy tones – quilting comes hand in hand with an appreciation of rainbow hues in our fabric stash. (Even if our team fabric collections vary in how neat and tidy they are – see Alice’s confession of her spick’n’span stash in our latest… Continue reading

Vote in the British Craft Awards 2018

British Craft Awards 2018

Voting is now open in the British Craft Awards 2018! And this year the awards are bigger than ever before, with six categories for you to vote in: Sewing, Quilting, Cross Stitch, Papercraft, Knitting and Crochet. The Quilting category has five awards up for grabs: Product of the Year, Designer of the Year and Retailer of the Year,… Continue reading

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Use up your scraps with issue 54!

Time is of the essence this month, and we’re all set with plenty of projects to whip up in an instant! Read on to take a peek at some of our favourites from issue 54, or treat yourself to your own copy today!

Issue 54’s templates to download today

Our new issue goes on sale this week! Download your templates for issue 54 of Love Patchwork & Quilting below…  This issue’s set includes everything you need to sew the projects from the mag. 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… Continue reading

Try 5 issues for £5 and read us on your phone & tablet

LPQ53 ipad cover large

We love it when we come up with an even easier way for you to keep up to date with what we’re up to, without having to even leave the house to find us in your local shops! As well as making 13 print magazines a year of Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine, did you know that… Continue reading

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Cool curves: your quilters’ wallpapers for November

November quilters wallpaper

Bling up your home screen or lock screen with a patchwork makeover! Celebrate curved piecing with Michael Caputo’s Retro Curves quilt (first seen in issue 38). It’s cool prints in mustard, grey and blending tones are just the thing to bring a vintage vibe to your favourite device.

Springy stripes: Strip cushion tutorial

If you’ve been busy piecing strips since you saw Karen Lewis‘ brilliant strip quilt tutorial, we’ve got just the thing to use up those springy scraps. This easy and effective cushion is sure to inject a little stripy fun into your decor, and will coordinate with your new quilt like a dream! Take a look at more… Continue reading

Springy stripes: Strip quilt tutorial

Strip quilt tutorial, Karen Lewis

Pick and piece some bright and bold fabrics for a stunning striped quilt. This is the first of two tutorials by Karen Lewis where we’ll be making the most of simple strips. If you like this design, why not sew up Karen’s matching strip cushion tutorial to use up your scraps with style! You can see more of Karen’s… Continue reading

Friday Fabric: ombre fun with Michael Miller fabrics

LPQ53 Think Pink quilt

What’s your colour crush? We’re feeling rosy with pink hues thanks to Lou Orth’s tone-on-tone mini quilt in issue 53. Give it a go and nail the trend for all things ombre! Inside the issue we’ll talk you through how to cleverly combine half square triangles in gently variating solid tones of the same colour – then add extra… Continue reading

Bring on the bling! DIY patchwork gift tags

Patchwork Christmas gift tags.jpg

Shout to the super-talented and lovely Laura Cunningham for designing our awesome glitter gift tags in issue 53. As a special treat, Laura’s created this bonus set of Christmas gift tags just for you here on the blog. Get ready to sew it sparkly… scroll down for the full tutorial.