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

Quilty Advent Day 1: Easy embroidered Christmas decorations

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Read on for the template and instructions for how to sew these sweet seasonal messages with embroidered details. This post includes a free embroidery pattern for a Season’s Greetings hexie. Scroll down to get started!

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….

Fabric crush: Art Gallery Fabrics Capsules collection

Art Gallery Fabrics Capsules Letters fabric

We’ve loved working with Art Gallery Fabrics on our 50th issue (check out our #lpq32blocksSAL over on instagram), and along the way we’ve fallen in love with their new Capsules collection. They’ve captured some of our favourite trends in the quilting world this season, from typography to low vol prints and bold geometrics.We’re especially smitten with three of the new ranges… Letters, Lower… Continue reading