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

Take a look at the new brochure from Lewis & Irene

Lewis & Irene project

Brr! There’s a definite chill in the air as Autumn sets in and we’re busy lining up new projects to work on while the evenings draw in. After all, there’s nothing like a cosy night in with our latest quilt. And what’s the best part of starting something new? Choosing fabric, of course! We’ll be cosying… Continue reading

Bring on Autumn! EPP, fat quarters & fairytale quilts here we come

German quilt trip Marktplatz_Goslar

If it wasn’t for the fact that we love curling up for cosy Autumn nights of quilting, we’d be a bit sad that summer’s almost gone here in the UK. But there’s something about Fall that brings with it the promise of new quilting adventures. The new school term brings with it a surge in… Continue reading

Your free quilter’s wallpaper for September

Love Patchwork & Quilting September quilters wallpaper

It’s that time again! We’ve got a shiny new desktop wallpaper to brighten up your favourite device with a little quilty love….

Festival of Quilts 2017: 8 quilt trends you have to try!

Festival of Quilts trends Anna Galvin

Did you make it to this summer’s Festival of Quilts here in the UK? We were lucky enough to spend a few days at the show (the quilts! the fabrics! our extended quilting family!), but if you couldn’t make it then check out our round-up of some of our highlights of the emerging quilt trends to watch… Continue reading