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

5 quilt trips that top our wish list!

Tokoyo Quilt Festival: Fumiko Nakayama

Haven’t booked your 2017 holiday yet? We’re in the vacation-planning mood today! Treat yourself to a quilting-themed getaway and you can combine adventures overseas with like-minded quilt fans and a wealth of fabric fun! Here are the trips that we’re daydreaming about taking this year… There are many perks to working on a quilting magazine; let’s… Continue reading

Are you sewing along with #100Days100Blocks2017 on instagram?

Sarah quilt challenge

Here on the LPQ team, we’re well and truly in the block-sewing zone at the mo! Alice and Sarah are taking part in the #100Days100Blocks2017 instagram sewalong (you can see one of Sarah’s latest blocks, above). We’re loving seeing our insta-feed filling up with blocks from fellow quilters who are tackling the scrap-busting challenge. Over 500 people and counting are taking part in… Continue reading

Friday Fabric: Liberty love

Liberty Fabrics Summer 2017

Here on the Love Patchwork & Quilting team, our soft spot for Liberty prints is no secret… so we’re pretty excited to discover an online fabric stash that takes dedication to the ‘prints that pack a punch’ to the next level…

Colour therapy: Win £200 to shop the new range from Gudrun Sjödén

Gudrun Sjorden May Extra collection

Trend alert! Scandi-style fashion house Gudrun Sjödén are realising their new Magical May range today, inspired by the height of spring. Get a taste of what the May collection has to offer with our chance to win vouchers to shop the range today. With up to £200 to spend, you could treat yourself to a whole new outfit, or splash out on their seriously stylish… Continue reading