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…

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

Pattern Correction: 32 Modern Quilt Blocks

Love Patchwork & Quilting issue 50 quilt blocks

We’ve noticed a couple of errors in our upcoming 32 Modern Quilt Blocks booklet. We’re really sorry about this – we check every pattern as thoroughly as we can before we go to print, but this time some errors have slipped through the net! We’ve updated the digital edition to reflect these amends but if you… Continue reading

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

Get to know: Alice Caroline

Alice Caroline is a household name in the fabric-lover’s world – owner Alice Garrett has turned an obsession with Liberty prints into a whole business! She’s our go-to gal for Liberty fabrics of all different shapes and sizes, so we were thrilled to hear that she’ll be hosting shows over on Sewing Quarter this weekend. We… 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

Quilt inspo: Enjoy a colour picnic with Gudrun Sjöden

Gudrun-Sjoden-June-2017-fashion-collection

Ah summer… one of our favourite parts of the year for sun-drenched quilting! It’s the season of portable patchwork – when quilt-as-you-go projects top our must-make lists, we all rush outside to enjoy some EPP in the sun and our annual urge to quilt brighter and bolder as the sunshine inspires us kicks in! Rebecca Bryan talks… Continue reading

Get ready for summer with June’s free wallpapers

June quilters free wallpaper

We don’t know about you but we can feel the seasons changing in the air! The LPQ team have been busy hand-sewing hexies in the sun and planning the best ways to smuggle our needles and scissors onto summer holiday flights without setting off security alerts. But more opportunities for quilting outside aren’t the only reason… Continue reading