Quilt school: How to tie a quilt

Quilting tutorial - tying quilts, Love Patchwork and Quilting magazine

Need a fast finish? In this new addition to our Quilt School series, our Technical Editor Sarah Griffiths takes you through the basics of tying a quilt, plus some tips on how to pep up this traditional technique…

Quilt school: piecing hexagons

Quilting tutorial: piecing hexagons

We have another essential guide in our Quilt School series – in this step-by-step tutorial our technical expert Sarah Griffiths shows you how to tackle Y-seams on your sewing machine by piecing hexagons. It’s a technique that works with other shapes too, and below you’ll also find instructions for our free mini quilt project, using your… Continue reading

Quilt school: piecing curves

Quilt school piecing curves

We’re here to help you learn new skills for a new year, with a brand new Quilt School tutorial on piecing curves. Circles are a daunting prospect for us quilters – usually we’re all about straight lines! But, actually, with a little 
know-how our tech expert Sarah Griffiths will show you that it’s easy to translate techniques… Continue reading

2018 quilty trip to Vietnam anyone?

Vietnam stitching holiday

It’s turned chilly here at LPQ headquarters here in the UK. We love it when the morning turn frosty and nights get dark as we have the perfect excuse to stay home and quilt, but this doesn’t stop us from planning holidays for the new year as we sew! The thought of a getaway that’s filled with… Continue reading

Festive fabrics: your quilters’ wallpapers for December

Quilting wallpaper December

Celebrate a hexie-filled holiday season this year with our exclusive LPQ quilters’ wallpaper design! This set of five festive decorations combines our much-loved patchwork hexagon with stitched Christmas tidings – perfect for keeping your quilting close to your heart on your iPhone, iPad, desktop computer or laptop.

Bzzzzz hello little bees! Sew a happy hive with our FPP freebie

Free Beehive French Paper Piecing project

Happy days! We’ve got a free foundation piecing project to brighten up the wintriest of weeks! Sign up to our newsletter today and create a buzz with this super-cute mini hoop design! This pretty hoop Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP) project, designed by Susi Bellingham, comes with the templates you’ll need and full instructions. So what are you… 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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