How to make an EPP star phone cosy

EPP star phone cosy

We’re loving the instagram #getyourquiltywishesgranted posts that are shining some happy patchwork rays on our Insta feed lately! We’ll be joining in and granting a few quilty wishes of our own in the coming weeks, to spread some love into the patchwork universe. Tell us your wish with the hashtag #getyourquiltywishesgranted and we’ll do our… Continue reading

Fuss-free guide to Fussy Cutting

How to do fussy cutting

We’re excited to reveal that this week’s new issue of Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine comes with a free book of fussy cutting projects AND 5 free fussy cutting templates to get you started. Putting the book together was possibly the most fun we’ve had in at LP&Q headquarters all summer – and we’ve caught the bug so… Continue reading

6 of the hottest quilt trends this summer

Jo Avery Festival of Quilts

Being based in the UK, we’re lucky enough that The Festival of Quilts is just down the road for us (well, up the M5 to be precise). It’s one of the high points of the annual quilting calendar for us, and we’re at the show for all four days at the moment. While yesterday was spent busily preparing… Continue reading

Fabric swoon: Sew Hot charm packs

Sew Hot fabric charm packs

We are LOVING Jo Westfoot‘s Polaroid Quilt from issue 37 of the magazine, and if you fancy giving it a go, we’ve got the perfect fabric for you! The lovely ladies over at Sew Hot have hand-picked a rainbow of charm squares from their stash for you to create your own version of Jo’s design. If you’re planning on whipping… Continue reading

How to make a chevrons quilt block

How to make a quilt block chevrons

Looking for a super-satisfying project to keep your sewing machine busy this weekend? Look no further! Whip up eight half square triangles at a time for this quick-fix quilt block. In our free tutorial, we’ll talk you through how to make Lynne Goldsworthy’s Ric Rac block. This eye-catching block design is just one of over 70 blocks featured in The Ultimate Quilt… Continue reading

Have you tried our new offer?

Subscribe to Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine

This month we have a special summer offer for patchwork fans here in the UK! Subscribe to Love Patchwork & Quilting today and get your first five issues for £5. That’s a huge 80% saving off the shop price – or £24.49. Just think of all the lovely fabric you could buy with the money you’ll save! And it’s not the only reason why subscribing… Continue reading

Stitchtopia! Tokyo Quilt Festival here we come

Japanese quilt

This month, we’re daydreaming of Japan! Not only are our fingers busy foundation-paper-piecing Kawaii Hexies (inspired by issue 37’s free cover book),but we’re also planning a trip to see the best of Japanese quilting, and we can’t wait! We’ve joined forces with Arena Travel to take you on a once-in-a-lifetime textile tour of Japan, led by expert Janice Gunner…. Continue reading

50 block designs to try today

patchwork blocks flatshot

We’re in a frenzy of block-building at the mo, can anyone else out there relate? There’s something strangely addictive about snipping units of fabric, then watching them come to life in the prettiest of patterns. Even small scraps can grow together in block-form to make quilt tops that wow, and we’re always surprised how by… Continue reading

Win fabric! Charm square giveaway

Win fabric charm squares to make brilliant blocks

{competition closed} We’re giving away two charm square bundles, perfect for block building and patchwork play! Just in case you haven’t got your hands on a copy yet, issue 36 of Love Patchwork & Quilting  comes with a super-handy bonus book of 50 Block Designs, designed by our very own quilt pro, Sarah Griffiths. While we were making… Continue reading

Trend alert: Monochrome magic

Monochrome Magic Cotton & Steel

Following their super-popular Black & White collection from Spring last year, Cotton + Steel have created a brand new fabric range of monochrome fabric, keeping the trend going stronger than ever. Black & White 2016 mixes fresh new designs with some classic favourites to create a perfectly-rounded collection, with everything from bears and birds to… Continue reading