Quilt & go: how to sew a travel pouch

How to make a travel pouch sewing tutorial

Grab your quilting supplies and get moving with this fun tutorial by Jo Carter, as she shows us how to sew a stylish travel pouch. This project is one of a pair – you can find a boxed twist on this design in issue 40 of Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine, in shops in the UK… Continue reading

Get ready for the quilt classroom

Create & Craft Quilt Acadamy

We’ve been on a bit of a mission lately to make sure we find the time to explore the online quilting community – while we’ve almost always got one eye on Instagram, its also fun to browse website to see what our favourite bloggers are sewing up what and where are the best places to find videos,… Continue reading

Save £££ on your favourite quilting magazine

Quilting magazine subscription

Pssst! We’ve found the perfect way to save money on your quilting supplies! If you’re based here in the UK, Subscribe today to Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine and you’ll save a whopping 40% on the shop price, with FREE cover gifts and FREE delivery to your door! Every issue brings you the latest quilt trends, exciting projects, news and ideas,… Continue reading

Colour Diamond quilt: free tutorial

how to quilt free diamonds quilt tutorial

Brighten up your quilting table with this free Colour Diamond project tutorial from the ever-so-talented Susan Standen! To get started, download the template here and read on for our step-by-step guide to how to make a wonderfully wonky diamonds quilt. You will need Red fabric: ¾ yd Green fabric: ¾ yd Yellow fabric: ¾ yd Purple fabric:… Continue reading

Friday fabric! To the Moon & Back

Cosmic patchwork cushions

3, 2, 1…. blast off! We’re feeling cosmic today & it’s all thanks to the interstellar new fabric collection from Lewis & Irene. To the Moon and Back is our favourite from the upcoming fabric ranges from the family-run team of British fabric designers. These star-studded prints include zooming space-ships, dreamy galaxies and (our personal… Continue reading

Gadgets we love: light up your pattern picks

Diamond patchwork quilt baby

When it comes to choosing the right fabrics for your next patchwork project, we quilters know the importance of picking the right ranges that will really shine once we’ve cut, pieced and stitched them into beautiful new quilt top units. We’ve been known to spend hours pouring over our fabric stash, trying to decide exactly… Continue reading

Sunday sewing: whip up a zippy wallet

Zippy Wallet tutorial by Noodle head

What’s on your cutting mat this weekend? As is typical of our quilting habits here on the magazine team, we like to have a few quick-sew-projects up our sleeves, ready to whip up when our bigger projects are taking a while to come together. Today our sewing tables are queued up with… EPP hexies –  in the spirit… Continue reading

How to quilt: get started today!

how to quilt: we'll show you how

Here at Love Patchwork & Quilting, we’re on a mission to convert everyone into a quilter. Sounds ambitious? Maybe so, but we all know that playing with fabric is addictive, and the beauty of quilting is anyone can get started, even if you’re brand new to sewing. Even the whizziest quilt design includes the same basic techniques – from cutting… Continue reading

Calling US readers! Get 45% off your favourite quilt magazine!

Love patchwork & quilting magazine

This post is specially for quilt fans in the States. Here in the quilting community, we’re lucky enough to be able to share ideas, tips and tricks with fellow quilters everywhere around the world. While Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine is based  in the United Kingdom, many of our favourite contributors and designers live and work overseas, and with… Continue reading

5 things to see at the European Patchwork Meeting 2016

European Patchwork Meeting

This month sees one of our favourite gatherings of the international patchwork community – the European Patchwork Meeting 2016 in eastern France. Starting on 14th September, the 5-day meeting is set to see an impressive 1200 quilts on show, with 38 exhibitions and 30 courses on offer for visitors. Over 22,000 quilt fans are expected to… Continue reading