Friday Fabric: Cotton + Steel’s Black & White

Cotton + Steel black & white fabric

Now it’s no secret that here on team LPQ we love colour. Brights, neons, pastels, earthy tones – quilting comes hand in hand with an appreciation of rainbow hues in our fabric stash. Here on the team, our fabric collections vary in how neat and tidy they are (see Alice’s confession of her neatly arranged stash in our latest issue) but… Continue reading

Vote in the British Craft Awards 2018

British Craft Awards 2018

Voting is now open in the British Craft Awards 2018! And this year the awards are bigger than ever before, with six categories for you to vote in: Sewing, Quilting, Cross Stitch, Papercraft, Knitting and Crochet. The Quilting category has five awards up for grabs: Product of the Year, Designer of the Year and Retailer of the Year,… Continue reading

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Try 5 issues for £5 and read us on your phone & tablet

LPQ53 ipad cover large

We love it when we come up with an even easier way for you to keep up to date with what we’re up to, without having to even leave the house to find us in your local shops! As well as making 13 print magazines a year of Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine, did you know that… Continue reading

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Cool curves: your quilters’ wallpapers for November

November quilters wallpaper

Bling up your home screen or lock screen with a patchwork makeover! Celebrate curved piecing with Michael Caputo’s Retro Curves quilt (first seen in issue 38). It’s cool prints in mustard, grey and blending tones are just the thing to bring a vintage vibe to your favourite device.

Friday Fabric: ombre fun with Michael Miller fabrics

LPQ53 Think Pink quilt

What’s your colour crush? We’re feeling rosy with pink hues thanks to Lou Orth’s tone-on-tone mini quilt in issue 53. Give it a go and nail the trend for all things ombre! Inside the issue we’ll talk you through how to cleverly combine half square triangles in gently variating solid tones of the same colour – then add extra… Continue reading

Introducing our spooky special edition!

Simply Halloween pyjama case

OK, hands up – we have a confession to make. We love Halloween! The trick or treating… the pumpkin carving… the sweets… we’re even sewing up some DIY decorations for the LPQ office this week. The only drawback is, it’s not the easiest season to use our patchworking skills to celebrate – there are woefully… Continue reading

Trend alert: folk art Fall {sponsored post}

As darker days approach we have a natural urge to cosy up at home with our latest patchwork project for company. In fact, several members of team LPQ are marvelling at how quickly our EPP long-term-WIPs are coming together as a result! It’s not just those slow stitching quilts that are keeping us busy –… Continue reading

Make a splash with your free October quilters’ wallpapers

October quilter's wallpaper

We’ve had colour-popping Space Blossoms, HST arrows, quilted waves and monochrome magic! Now we’ve got a brand new quilt-astical wallpaper to makeover your favourite gadget. This month’s design will bring instant calm and charm to your home screen or lock screen!

Fri-yay Fabric! Autumn in Bluebell Wood

Autumn in Bluebell wood fabrics

OK it’s official. Here in the UK all the darker evenings and chilly Autumn air has given us a huge boost to our quilt productivity levels! We’re finishing old projects and starting new ones, so this obviously means it’s time to go fabric shopping (though we do find this is an urge that hits us… Continue reading

Fancy getting a bundle of Cotton + Steel in the post?

Cotton + Steel Jubilee collection

Oh ok then! We’ll send you one. Wait! All you have to do is subscribe to Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine – if you think about it that’s even better as you’ll get this beautiful bundle of fat quarters in the post AND your favourite quilting mag straight to your door each month! If you’re based here… Continue reading