How to sew a mini scalloped animals quilt

How to sew a scalloped animals mini quilt

Stop everything! We’ve found your next patchwork project and it is a LOT of fun! Paper piecing scallops is our new favourite thing to do* and we think you should join us for some super soothing fun with paper piecing and appliqué. So we’ve made you this free tutorial for how to sew and baste scalloped shapes… Continue reading

Hop to it! Bonus scallop animal templates

LPQ53 bonus animal templates square

We’re having so much fun with curved piecing thanks to our scallop paper pieces (free with issue 53). If you’re loving the menagerie of animals that we show you how to piece with our Easy Curves book and scalloped animals quilt tutorial, then read on to download a bonus frog and cockatoo design! Download your frog… Continue reading

Foundation Paper Piecing tutorial

Foundation Paper Piecing tutorial

Foundation Paper Piecing is oh-so-rewarding when you see what awesome shapes you can achieve, one piece at at time. It takes a bit of practice the first time you have a go but the LPQ team is full of converts to this addictive technique. First time FPP’ing? We’ve put together this free tutorial to show you… Continue reading

Trend alert: folk art Fall {sponsored post}

As darker days approach we have a natural urge to cosy up at home with our latest patchwork project for company. In fact, several members of team LPQ are marvelling at how quickly our EPP long-term-WIPs are coming together as a result! It’s not just those slow stitching quilts that are keeping us busy –… Continue reading

Make a splash with your free October quilters’ wallpapers

October quilter's wallpaper

We’ve had colour-popping Space Blossoms, HST arrows, quilted waves and monochrome magic! Now we’ve got a brand new quilt-astical wallpaper to makeover your favourite gadget. This month’s design will bring instant calm and charm to your home screen or lock screen!

Sew speedy squares: Pastel Check quilt

Buffalo quilt Simple squares quilt tutorial

Go back to basics with simple squares pieced into a pretty gingham quilt, designed by Stephanie Kendron. It makes a super sweet baby quilt to give nurseries a homespun touch! 

Fri-yay Fabric! Autumn in Bluebell Wood

Autumn in Bluebell wood fabrics

OK it’s official. Here in the UK all the darker evenings and chilly Autumn air has given us a huge boost to our quilt productivity levels! We’re finishing old projects and starting new ones, so this obviously means it’s time to go fabric shopping (though we do find this is an urge that hits us… Continue reading

Fancy getting a bundle of Cotton + Steel in the post?

Cotton + Steel Jubilee collection

Oh ok then! We’ll send you one. Wait! All you have to do is subscribe to Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine – if you think about it that’s even better as you’ll get this beautiful bundle of fat quarters in the post AND your favourite quilting mag straight to your door each month! If you’re based here… Continue reading

Take a look at the new brochure from Lewis & Irene

Lewis & Irene project

Brr! There’s a definite chill in the air as Autumn sets in and we’re busy lining up new projects to work on while the evenings draw in. After all, there’s nothing like a cosy night in with our latest quilt. And what’s the best part of starting something new? Choosing fabric, of course! We’ll be cosying… Continue reading

Issue 52 on sale today!

Say hello to sun-soaked shades as we wave off summer and embrace the fall. Issue 52 of Love Patchwork & Quilting hits the shops today (13th September) and we couldn’t wait to share a few of the things we’ve got lined up for our new issue… Read on to take a peek at some of our favourites from issue… Continue reading