Tula Pink news!

Nicole Calver candy stripes quilt

As Monday goals go, planning a trip to meet Tula Pink and watch her film her first UK live TV show is pretty cool! She’s here in England for a few days (our shameless Instagram stalking reveals she’s been at The Quilt Room this weekend) and on Wednesday she’ll be on TV… and we’ll be there.

Community news! Let’s all go on a handmade getaway

Authors_Handmade_Getaway_KarynValinoJacquelineSava

There are few things in life that we love more than getting together with friends to share what we’re sewing. So we were excited to hear of a new venture that’s aiming to support handmade gatherings of all shapes and sizes. Because who doesn’t love to sew along with fellow makers?

Beautiful bluebirds: your quilters’ wallpapers for February 2018

Give your phone, tablet or computer a little TLC this month and treat it to a brand new wallpaper… of the quilty variety! Angie Wilson’s lovely log cabin quilt is sure to bring a wave of calm every time you click that home button.

New 2018 quilters’ wallpapers for your mobile, tablet or computer

Happy New Year everyone! Start 2018 off right with a brand new background for your favourite devices – all with a quilty theme. We’ve teamed up with our friends at Purple Stitches to create a brand new series of monthly digital wallpapers. Your laptop, phone or tablet need never be without a fabric-filled finishing touch ever again! You’ll be… Continue reading

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 24 stocking FPP template

Day 24 stocking FPP square

It’s the final day in our advent calendar – tomorrow we won’t be posting as we’ll be at home with our families, curled up under a quilt opening presents and eating mince pies! We’re ending the series with a topical freebie for you – a free foundation paper piecing template to sew up a sweet Christmas… Continue reading

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 23 Happy Holidays Hexie

Happy Holidays Hexie

It seems fitting for the penultimate day in our Quilty Advent Calendar series to bring you our last embroidery template in Mollie Johanson‘s set of sweet DIY hexie decorations. Today, stitch a ‘Happy Holidays’ hexie – it takes no time to stitch so you can whip one up in time for Christmas!

2018 quilt trends: we need these in our life!

Quilt trends zodiac

From fairytale whimsy to sewalongs and succulents – here are the top 8 quilt trends that we can’t WAIT to be filling up our insta feed in the new year…

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Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 16 Sew a Santa ornament

Easy sew santa tree decoration

Ho ho ho! Welcome to the latest post of our Quilty Advent Calendar. Today we’ve got together with Pen + Paper Patterns to bring you a fun freebie: read on to find out how to whip  up this easy-sew Father Christmas ornament.

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 15 Suzy Quilts table runner

Suzy Quilts handmade quilted table runner

For today’s Quilty Advent Calendar post, we’re turning our attention to our festive tables, and giving them a home-spun makeover. If you’re in need of some sewing therapy after the chaos of Christmas shopping, this table runner tutorial from Suzy Quilts is just what you need!

2018 quilty trip to Vietnam anyone?

Vietnam stitching holiday

It’s turned chilly here at LPQ headquarters here in the UK. We love it when the morning turn frosty and nights get dark as we have the perfect excuse to stay home and quilt, but this doesn’t stop us from planning holidays for the new year as we sew! The thought of a getaway that’s filled with… Continue reading