Why we’re hooked on floral prints & pentagons

patchwork pentagon cushions

When Lou Orth created our quick and cheery Flower Shop cushions for issue 64, we fell in love at first sight. We take a look at the fabrics that make this project sing…

How to use quilting stencils

Love patchwork and quilting stencils

Expand your quilting horizons! Issue 64 comes with five quilting stencils, designed by Karlee Porter, and they’re going to come in handy! We’re here to help you make the most of them with this how-to video guide plus Karlee’s top tips for machine quilting.

Go bananas for llamas!

Sew your own llama softies

What’s that? You haven’t got your hands on a copy of issue 64 yet? Our summer issue includes step-by-step instructions for how to sew Lucy Ward’s Llama Love softies, topped off with colourful trims and tassels. It’s got us thinking about how to add a bit of llama drama to our sewing rooms…

Quilt school: How to make a quilt – get started today!

Beginners guide to quilting

We’re taking it back to the basics with this complete guide to quilting for all you brand new and curious quilters-to-be out there! Here you’ll find everything you need to make your first quilt.

Why we’re counting down to the European Patchwork Meeting

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We’re looking forward to a busy couple of months here on team LPQ. What with our summer sewing projects (we’re loving the out-and-about EPP!) and finishing off multiple quilts here on the team, we’re also excited about the European Patchwork Meeting returning to France in September. The event is a much-loved highpoint in the European quilting calendar…. Continue reading

How to make bunting with a geo twist

Bring traditional bunting bang up to date with these geo flags by Clare Youngs. This geo bunting is bright, fun and the perfect summer scrap-busting project to use up even the teeniest of fabric off-cuts that you just can’t bear to throw away in case you need them ‘one day’. We’ll show you everything you… Continue reading

Quilt school: how to bind a quilt with double fold binding

Quilt school: double fold binding

For the neatest of finishes on your patchwork projects, it has to be a double-fold binding. If you’ve never tried this method before, we’ll show you just how to sew binding on a quilt, with step-by-step projects and a starter placemat and coasters project to get you practising your new skills! Let’s begin… The instructions… Continue reading

Born in the USA: quilting stores round-up

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We love that Love Patchwork and Quilting is enjoyed all over the world! Take a look at these incredible USA stores and see if you can’t find that next fabric to fill up your stash.

Stand by your machines! World Craft Week is here

WORLD CRAFT WEEK 2018

We’re a hive of activity here on team LPQ today, getting ready to share some pretty exciting quilting treats with you to celebrate World Craft Week next week. Back for it’s second year, the week-long celebration of making is shaping up to be a lot of fun…

What do you think?

Love Patchwork and Quilting magazine reader survey prize

In case you missed it in our April issue, we’ve launched our 2018 Love Patchwork & Quilting 2018 reader survey! We want to know what you think of the magazine, so that we can shape our features and projects in the best way for you…