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

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 13 Christmas tree FPP

Day 13 FPP Christmas tree square

Oh Christmas tree! Reach for your fabric scraps and piece a dinky patchwork tree with the latest festive FPP in our Quilty Advent Calendar series…

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 12 Snowflake hexie

Embroidered snowflake DIY decorations

Oh hello little snowflake! We’ve had a cold snap here in the UK, so we’re in the mood for a snow-themed freebie for today’s Quilty Advent Calendar post! Embroider this sweet hexie decoration by Mollie Johanson with our free template and tutorial.

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 11 Candy cane FPP template

Foundation Paper Piecing candy cane square

Are you feeling festive yet? Sew up super sweet candy canes with our free foundation paper piecing (FPP) template! It’s our gift to you for day 11 of our Quilty Advent Calendar series.

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 9 Free Santa FPP template

Foundation paper piecing santa template

Ho ho ho! We spy a friendly Father Christmas behind today’s door of our Quilty Advent calendar! For day 9 we’ve created this sweet little Santa tag for you to sew, including the FPP template. Isn’t he a cutie?

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

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 4 patchwork star decorations

Quilty advent calendar

Loved Ali Burdon’s scrappy star DIY stockings from Day 3 of our Quilty Advent calendar? Good news! For Day 4 we’re bringing you this tutorial for how to sew matching star decorations to add a patchwork flavour to your Christmas decor this holiday season…

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 3 DIY star stockings

How to sew Christmas stockings

For Day 3 of our Advent Calendar, add a bit of sparkle to the festivities this year with Ali Burdon’s pretty patchwork star block stockings. Read on for the full tutorial and templates…