Super sweet sewing tutorial: Lucy’s play house

How to make a patchwork dollshouse

Could this be our cutest free quilting tutorial yet? Designer Megan Jimenez was inspired by her daughter Lucy to make this adorable DIY play house, which is perfect for carrying her finger puppets and toys around! “My sweet little girl loves to play pretend,” Megan tells us. “She also loves to tote all of her little trinkets… Continue reading

Sew a rainbow! Free download: quilt planner

Sew a rainbow bright HSTs quilt

We’re busy stitching up super-speedy half-square triangles and square-in-squares today, inspired by Lynne Goldsworthy‘s Rainbow Brights star quilt in issue 41. This colour-popping quilt top design is a brilliant way to have fun with solids, but before you reach for your rotary cutters to join us, wait! We’ve got a handy downloadable quilt planner to help you plan… Continue reading

Quilt school: Kaleidoscope EPP designs

Kaleidoscope EPP quilt tutorial

It was the star of the show at last week’s Quilt Market, and if you’ve fallen in love with La Passacaglia EPP quilt design, we’re here to help you get the look! It’s the perfect chance to reveal our new Quilt School blog series, where we’ll be featuring some of our favourite quilting techniques from the Love Patchwork… Continue reading

The quilt everybody’s talking about

We were lucky enough to make it over to Houston earlier this week for Quilt Market, and we had a blast! Among the many beautiful quilts on display, we couldn’t help but stop a while to admire The Millefiori Quilts exhibit. La Passacaglia is one of our most popular blog posts ever, and one of the most talked about… Continue reading

Who will you crown quilter of the year?

Peta Peace Summer Scoop quilt

For years now, The British Craft Awards have been one of the most prestigious events in the world of making things, celebrating the designers, brands and companies who bring us happiness with their craft inspiration and innovation. But as quilters, we haven’t had the chance to join in the fun, until now! The 2017 awards are set… Continue reading

Twinkle twinkle: Christmas star quilt tutorial

How to make a Christmas star quilt detail

Give Half Square Triangles a festive twist with Susan Standen‘s Christmas star quilt tutorial. Read on for our free step-by-step guide to how to cut, piece and quilt this striking geometric quilt with a festive touch. Susan’s used aqua and teal shades as the foundation for this quilt’s frosty colour palette, adding grey accent shades and a splash of yellow to… Continue reading

Save up to 45% when you subscribe today

Save up to 45%

This post is especially for all those quilters in the USA who love to stay up to date with the latest quilt trends, but struggle to find us in your local store as we’re published overseas. If you take out a new US subscription to Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine this month, you’ll save up to… Continue reading

Friday fabric: Sew a rainbow with Andover fabrics

Andover fabrics

Nothing makes us happier than an eye-popping bundle of fabric, ripe for the piecing, and these beautiful solids from Andover fabrics are making our quilting table happy this week. If you’re based here in the UK, we’ve got great news for you – we’re sending this rainbow solids bundle of 12 Fat Quarters of Andover fabric to every… Continue reading

Star struck! New block of the month

Gravity quilt Block of the month

Hooray! Our ‘block of the month club’ radar is tingling as we’ve just signed up for some fun quilty post each month: we’re itching to get sewing the new Gravity quilt. It’s the star of the show of Purple Stitches‘ new Block of the Month club, starting this month. If you haven’t ever tried one, signing up to a block of… Continue reading

Go geo with our hand-piecing patchwork templates

Free quilters templates

Woo hoo! We love it when a new issue arrives in the office, and today we get to see issue 40 for the first time since we waved it off on it’s merry way to the printers. This issue comes with a free gift that we’re really excited about – a set of super-handy templates… Continue reading