Join in with The Honey Pot Bee!

Hexagon cushion by Florence Knapp for issue 9 of Love Patchwork & Quilting

  If you’re looking for a new challenge in 2017, then The Honey Pot Bee could be just up your quilting street! Organised by Molli Sparkles, this is a year long virtual quilting bee taking place from January to December, where each month two new block patterns will be released. It’s your chance to learn… Continue reading

Hi Hexie part 2: how to sew a triangle cushion

Did you make the Hi Hexie triangle quilt we posted about earlier this month? We’re now bringing you the tutorial to make the matching cushion! You’ll get to snip & piece happy-making triangles to create gorgeously colourful hexagons, all set off against a beautifully white background. Both of these cheery designs were created by quilter, designer and… Continue reading

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Love Patchwork & Quilting

It’s Christmas week, and here at Love Patchwork & Quilting towers, we’re feeling full of festive cheer and getting ready to enjoy some time with our families over the holidays. As it’s officially the most wonderful time of the year, we’re offering you our most wonderful subscription offer of the year too! If you’re a… Continue reading

Get your FPP on for Christmas Jumper Day!

Christmas jumper quilt block

Honestly is there a more fun charity idea than Christmas Jumper Day? We can’t think of one. Today is the day that co-workers, friends and family are decking themselves out in festive apparel to raise money for Save The Children. Visit christmasjumperday.org to get involved, or why not give use the day as an excuse to indulge in… Continue reading

Free Medallion Quilt pattern!

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We’re so excited to let you know that our brand new sister TV channel Sewing Quarter is gearing up to launch after Christmas. January 2017 will see the new channel air in the UK on Freeview channel 78 and online, and it will be dedicated entirely to sewing and quilting. Happy days! We’re really thrilled to be getting to work… Continue reading

Hi Hexie! Piece-it clever with our triangle quilt tutorial

Hi Hexie triangles quilt

We do love it when we get to play with 60-degree triangles on our quilt tops! They’re loads of fun to piece together, always guarantee a crisp, geometric effect, and are so versatile in their arrangement. Our love of the humble triangle has just levelled up and it’s all thanks to Jenny Woodward. She’s designed this happy-making Hi Hexie triangle quilt, especially for us!… Continue reading

What are your quilt wishes for 2017?

Alice Blyth Throwing Shapes quilting detail

We don’t know about you, but our quilting wish list is forever expanding! From the techniques we want to nail to that unfinished quilt top that’s been languishing in our ‘Work in Progress’ drawer for months. So today we’re sharing our top 3 quilty wishes for the new year! If we say them out loud then they’ll definitely happen, right?… Continue reading

Wands at the ready!

getyourquiltywishesgranted

It’s one of our favourite new pastimes – granting your quilty wishes after our instagram post last month, calling for requests to #getyourquiltywishesgranted Last week we sent out some lovely bundles of fabric to three followers who’d asked for stash top-ups, and we promised e’d be granting more wishes over the coming days and weeks. Today we’ve… Continue reading

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#getyourquiltywishesgranted

Quilting fabric

We’re joining in with the instagram #getyourquiltywishesgranted hashtag this month, after seeing so many lovely posts fill up our feed with quilters around the world answering each others’ calls for a patchwork fairy godmother! Our post last week calling out for quilty wishes was answered by 258 quilters, and now it’s time for the fun bit! We’re going to… Continue reading

WIN winter style from Gudrun Sjödén

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We’ve got a new style crush – Gudrun Sjöden! With their folklore patterns, on-trend textiles and inspiring ethos, the Scandinavian clothing & homeware design house are one to watch  in 2017. We’re giving away £200 of gift vouchers to spend in the colour-popping online store. Gudrun Sjörden have been cheering up our instagram feed of late with a much-needed splash… Continue reading