Festival of Quilts: virtual tour

Alexandra Kingswell quilt

Did you make it to this summer’s Festival of Quilts here in the UK? We were lucky enough to spend a few days at the show (the quilts! the fabrics! our extended quilting family!). We’ve included a few of our favourite quilts here for you…

Happy days! Anna Maria Horner is coming to town

Anna Maria Horner

One of our biggest quilt crushes is here in the UK and we’re just a *bit* excited! Anna Maria Horner always inspires us to push our quilting to the next level. Now you can catch Anna Maria will be sharing her quilting tips and tricks on Sewing Quarter TV this week!

Win all the stash you need to sew Flower Shop cushions

Flower Shop cushions

Get stitching Lou Orth’s plucky patchwork pentagons from issue 64 with this great giveaway! We’re giving away a bumper stash bundle to make this pair of Flower Shop cushions.

Why we’re hooked on floral prints & pentagons

patchwork pentagon cushions

When Lou Orth created our quick and cheery Flower Shop cushions for issue 64, we fell in love at first sight. We take a look at the fabrics that make this project sing…

How to use quilting stencils

Love patchwork and quilting stencils

Expand your quilting horizons! Issue 64 comes with five quilting stencils, designed by Karlee Porter, and they’re going to come in handy! We’re here to help you make the most of them with this how-to video guide plus Karlee’s top tips for machine quilting.

Go bananas for llamas!

Sew your own llama softies

What’s that? You haven’t got your hands on a copy of issue 64 yet? Our summer issue includes step-by-step instructions for how to sew Lucy Ward’s Llama Love softies, topped off with colourful trims and tassels. It’s got us thinking about how to add a bit of llama drama to our sewing rooms…

Subscribe and get a Mini John Lewis Sewing Machine

John Lewis sewing machine

Keep up to date with all the latest trends in the world of modern quilting and subscribe to Love Patchwork & Quilting, especially with our fantastic subscription offer this month!

Quilt school: How to make a quilt – get started today!

Beginners guide to quilting

We’re taking it back to the basics with this complete guide to quilting for all you brand new and curious quilters-to-be out there! Here you’ll find everything you need to make your first quilt.

Why we’re counting down to the European Patchwork Meeting

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We’re looking forward to a busy couple of months here on team LPQ. What with our summer sewing projects (we’re loving the out-and-about EPP!) and finishing off multiple quilts here on the team, we’re also excited about the European Patchwork Meeting returning to France in September. The event is a much-loved highpoint in the European quilting calendar…. Continue reading

Tell your friends: share your love of quilting

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Let’s face it, only one thing beats curling up with our sewing machine and our latest project – showing off the finished quilt to our friends and family. It’s not about the quilt bragging (well, not entirely)… it’s the feeling of sharing the process with friends who also love to sew – and the fabrics, and the… Continue reading