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 19 FPP bauble

Day 19 Bauble FPP tag 2 square

With Christmas just a few days away, the odds are you’ve already decked your halls, so why not treat yourself to a night in with this quick-stitch project for day 19 of our Quilty Advent Calendar series? Read on to download our free foundation paper piecing bauble template. 

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 18 Embroider a wreath hexie

Advent calendar wreath hexie

We’re in the final countdown week to the big day and today we’re bringing you the next pattern in Mollie Johanson‘s series of sweet embroidered hexie ornaments. Today’s motif is a wreath – because what Quilty Advent Calendar would be complete without one?

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!

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 14 Snowflake EPP

Snowflake cushion square

English Paper Piecing is one of our favourite techniques this time of year. Just add a sofa, our favourite lap quilt and a roaring fire and we’re in patchwork heaven. Curl up and sew this sweet hexies snowflake by Fiona Leontis. It was first featured in issue 14. We’re sharing one of our favourite tutorials from our… Continue reading