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The Handmade Fair 2015

We’re counting down the days until  The Handmade Fair – a chance to get inspiration from the UK’s top crafters, like LP&Q favourite Zeena Shah. Coming this September to Hampton Court Palace, The Handmade Fair 2015 is a prime opportunity to shop ’til you drop, treat yourself to a slice of something sweet, and share… Continue reading

Festival of Quilts 2015

Join us at the event for UK quilters – Festival of Quilts, for inspiration, shopping and more!   Coming this August (6th–9th) to NEC Birmingham, it’s sure to give your quilty mojo a boost (and you might even add to your stash along the way!) This year Love Patchwork & Quilting are running a series… Continue reading

Come sew with us!

Hexie Hoops by Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine

Join Love Patchwork & Quilting and The Makery for an introduction to our fave technique, English Paper Piecing, and make a super-cute Hexie Hoop!   What are you doing on Thursday 16th July? Fancy joining team LP&Q (and the lovely folk from The Makery) at John Lewis, Oxford Street? We’ll be whipping up one of… Continue reading

Show roundup: Pour l’Amour du Fil

Jessie Fincham messyjessecrafts.blogspot.com

We’re huge fans of the now iconic La Passacaglia Quilt – so how could we miss the opportunity to speak to the designer herself?   The La Passacaglia Quilt is just one of many gorgeous to be found in Millefiori Quilts by Dutch quilt designer Willyne Hammerstein. Her work has captured the hearts of modern… Continue reading

The La Passacaglia Quilt

DOWNLOAD STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO FUSSY CUTTING EPP La Passacaglia Quilt Rosettes made by Alexandra Luenz using Cotton+Steel fabric. Pattern from Millefiori Quilts by Willyne Hammerstein

Have you seen the La Passacaglia Quilt? If not, you’ve either been living under a rock (still been quilting and hoarding fabric, obviously) or are so busy making one that you’ve forgotten what it was you started in the first place. Here’s a crash course in the what, where, why and how! Once you’ve had… Continue reading

NEW – Simply Sewing magazine!

If you love quilting (who doesn’t?!) but fancy giving your sewing machine a different workout, then check out this new magazine launching 12th February – Simply Sewing! Get the first 3 issues for £5 when you subscribe today!   The NEW magazine for the modern sewist. • Simply Sewing is a practical magazine for anyone… Continue reading

The Big Comic Relief Crafternoon

The Big Comic Relief Crafternoon

Mollie Makes teams up with Comic Relief to bring you 132 pages packed with over 50 easy-to-make projects to raise money for Red Nose Day Dedicated to this year’s Red Nose Day ‘Make your Face Funny for Money’ theme, the Mollie Makes Big Comic Relief Crafternoon special, on sale 29 January, features over 50 easy-to-make… Continue reading

Modern Sewciety podcast with Jenny!

MS episode 051 of Modern Sewciety :: Nicole from Snip Snippets & Jenny Fox-Proverbs from Love Patchwork and Quilting

Listen to our Editor Jenny Fox-Proverbs chat all things magazines and quilting with Stephanie Kendron on the latest Modern Sewciety podcast! Jenny was thrilled to bits to be invited onto Modern Sewciety.  The LPQ team have long enjoyed Stephanie’s fun, informal chats with all our favourite designers and personalities from the world of sewing and quilting…. Continue reading

Easy lone star quilt tutorial

FREE Easy Lone Star Tutorial

The lone star quilt is bang on trend. Luckily Cristina Tepsick has created an easy lone star quilt tutorial to get you started! On the cover of Issue 14 of Love Patchwork & Quilting. on sale 15th October, you’ll spot Cristina’s awesome exploded lone star design in the form of a giant snowflake! Cristina shows… Continue reading

The Handmade Fair – Kirstie Allsopp’s pick of the week: Fabrics Galore

“The great joy in putting together an event like The Handmade Fair is the people I get to work with.  Everyone coming has a story to tell, something to teach, and we can all learn a thing or two.  I want to share as much about our experts and the people selling their wares so you too… Continue reading