Join in with The Honey Pot Bee!

Hexagon cushion by Florence Knapp for issue 9 of Love Patchwork & Quilting

  If you’re looking for a new challenge in 2017, then The Honey Pot Bee could be just up your quilting street! Organised by Molli Sparkles, this is a year long virtual quilting bee taking place from January to December, where each month two new block patterns will be released. It’s your chance to learn… Continue reading

Get your FPP on for Christmas Jumper Day!

Christmas jumper quilt block

Honestly is there a more fun charity idea than Christmas Jumper Day? We can’t think of one. Today is the day that co-workers, friends and family are decking themselves out in festive apparel to raise money for Save The Children. Visit christmasjumperday.org to get involved, or why not give use the day as an excuse to indulge in… Continue reading

What are your quilt wishes for 2017?

Alice Blyth Throwing Shapes quilting detail

We don’t know about you, but our quilting wish list is forever expanding! From the techniques we want to nail to that unfinished quilt top that’s been languishing in our ‘Work in Progress’ drawer for months. So today we’re sharing our top 3 quilty wishes for the new year! If we say them out loud then they’ll definitely happen, right?… Continue reading

Wands at the ready!

getyourquiltywishesgranted

It’s one of our favourite new pastimes – granting your quilty wishes after our instagram post last month, calling for requests to #getyourquiltywishesgranted Last week we sent out some lovely bundles of fabric to three followers who’d asked for stash top-ups, and we promised e’d be granting more wishes over the coming days and weeks. Today we’ve… Continue reading

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#getyourquiltywishesgranted

Quilting fabric

We’re joining in with the instagram #getyourquiltywishesgranted hashtag this month, after seeing so many lovely posts fill up our feed with quilters around the world answering each others’ calls for a patchwork fairy godmother! Our post last week calling out for quilty wishes was answered by 258 quilters, and now it’s time for the fun bit! We’re going to… Continue reading

The quilt everybody’s talking about

We were lucky enough to make it over to Houston earlier this week for Quilt Market, and we had a blast! Among the many beautiful quilts on display, we couldn’t help but stop a while to admire The Millefiori Quilts exhibit. La Passacaglia is one of our most popular blog posts ever, and one of the most talked about… Continue reading

Who will you crown quilter of the year?

Peta Peace Summer Scoop quilt

For years now, The British Craft Awards have been one of the most prestigious events in the world of making things, celebrating the designers, brands and companies who bring us happiness with their craft inspiration and innovation. But as quilters, we haven’t had the chance to join in the fun, until now! The 2017 awards are set… Continue reading

Star struck! New block of the month

Gravity quilt Block of the month

Hooray! Our ‘block of the month club’ radar is tingling as we’ve just signed up for some fun quilty post each month: we’re itching to get sewing the new Gravity quilt. It’s the star of the show of Purple Stitches‘ new Block of the Month club, starting this month. If you haven’t ever tried one, signing up to a block of… Continue reading

Get ready for the quilt classroom

Create & Craft Quilt Acadamy

We’ve been on a bit of a mission lately to make sure we find the time to explore the online quilting community – while we’ve almost always got one eye on Instagram, its also fun to browse website to see what our favourite bloggers are sewing up what and where are the best places to find videos,… Continue reading

Friday fabric! To the Moon & Back

Cosmic patchwork cushions

3, 2, 1…. blast off! We’re feeling cosmic today & it’s all thanks to the interstellar new fabric collection from Lewis & Irene. To the Moon and Back is our favourite from the upcoming fabric ranges from the family-run team of British fabric designers. These star-studded prints include zooming space-ships, dreamy galaxies and (our personal… Continue reading