Friday Fabric: Michael Miller Cotton Couture

Love Patchwork & Quilting bias curve quilt

We’re loving the solids fabric trend! We got to have fun with appliqué this month and get clever with pieced strips to make this colour pop mini with cool curved style. You can find our mini quilt in issue 50 – it’s the perfect way to try some improv design and practise your curved piecing skills. Along the way we’ve become smitten with the solid… Continue reading

Diary dates: get your quilt on, South West style

Jo Avery Feather Quilt detail

A quilt show is coming to town, and we’re just a bit excited! Here on the Love Patchwork & Quilting team, we spend hours pouring over Pinterest and Instagram, but nothing quite beats seeing a load of quilts up close. Lucky for us, in a few weeks we’ll be doing that right here in Bristol…

Modern Quilt Blocks: bonus block (week 1)

Quilt block cross block

Oh happy days! Our 50th issue is out now and (in case you missed it) and we’re just a bit excited about this month’s free cover gift. We’ve got together with the lovely folk over at Art Gallery Fabrics to bring you our 32 Modern Quilt Blocks book. As a special bonus for our blog readers, we’ll… Continue reading

Classic Quilting free patchwork templates

Jo Avery Classic Quilting bookazine

Pssst! We’ve been working on a special project for a few months now and it’s finally time to reveal it to the world. Our Classic Quilting special bookazine is out in shops here in the UK later this week. Scroll down to download the free templates for the projects inside…

Add colour to your every day: from your quilts to your homewares

Gudrun 'Juliana' ceramic plate

The ethos between designing beautiful homewares and beautiful quilts have a lot in common. “A joyful home should inspire and invigorate” is the idea behind Gudrun Sjöden’s home range of textiles, ceramics and glass pieces. We feel much the same about the sunny quilt designs inside our 50th issue. “I aspire for my home range to… Continue reading

Sew along with us! Join the #lpq32blocksSAL

32 Modern Quilt Blocks Love Patchwork & Quilting

Our 50th issue hits the shops today, and we couldn’t let our birthday pass without throwing a bit of a party to celebrate, so we’re planning a sewalong over on Instagram. Come and join us… it’s going to be so much fun!

We’re going to be on TV! Join us to celebrate 50 issues

Lucy Brennan project

Get your birthday hats and party poppers at the ready! Next week we’re celebrating our 50th issue. Where’s the time gone? We’re taking over Sewing Quarter TV next Wednesday to celebrate, and we’re planning a whole morning of patchwork programmes, featuring beautiful projects plus tips and tricks for your quilting. Plus we’ll be hosting an insta sewalong too – with some… Continue reading

Sew a Softie: Bunny toys tutorial

How to sew bunny toys tutorial

These big-eared bunnies by Jo Carter have taken a quick dip in pretty prints. They made their magazine debut in issue 12 of Love Patchwork & Quilting and now we’re sharing them with you as part of this month’s Sew A Softie 2017. Hop to it! Scroll down to see our free step-by-step guide and templates…

Love slow sewing? Embrace mindful living with our new sister magazine

In the Moment magazine

It’s no secret that we’re fans of English Paper Piecing and the slow sewing revolution. If, like us, you enjoy a spot of mindful making, then check out our brand new sister magazine, In The Moment. You can find issue 1 in shops now here in the UK, and it’s set to be available in the States on 21st July, with… Continue reading

New quilters’ wallpaper! Treat your phone or mobile to some quilty TLC

July Quilters wallpaper Brother iPad

Summer’s here and we’re loving sewing in the sun (and shade when it gets too hot!) this month. As July approaches, it can only mean one thing… a brand new quilters’ wallpaper for you to download and have fun with! So scroll down for the latest in our free quilters phone wallpapers series. This month, dazzle your desktop… Continue reading