How to make bunting with a geo twist

Bring traditional bunting bang up to date with these geo flags by Clare Youngs. This geo bunting is bright, fun and the perfect summer scrap-busting project to use up even the teeniest of fabric off-cuts that you just can’t bear to throw away in case you need them ‘one day’. We’ll show you everything you… Continue reading

Farmers Market sewalong: bonus project! FPP fish pattern

Farmers Market Fish block by Susi Bellingham

Have you been taking part in our Farmers Market Block of the Month Sewalong? The adorable foundation paper pieced (FPP) patterns by Susi Bellingham kicked off in issue 52, with a new row added every issue. If you can’t get enough, why not try your hand at these FPP fish? You will need Makes two blocks… Continue reading

Quilty Advent Calendar: 24 free Christmas sewing projects

Love Patchwork & Quilting advent calendar

It’s the holiday season so we’re launching this Quilty Advent Calendar to celebrate. We’ll be posting a new project, giveaway or template here every day in the countdown to Christmas Day. Let’s begin!

Bzzzzz hello little bees! Sew a happy hive with our FPP freebie

Free Beehive French Paper Piecing project

Happy days! We’ve got a free foundation piecing project to brighten up the wintriest of weeks! Sign up to our newsletter today and create a buzz with this super-cute mini hoop design! This pretty hoop Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP) project, designed by Susi Bellingham, comes with the templates you’ll need and full instructions. So what are you… Continue reading

Springy stripes: Strip cushion tutorial

If you’ve been busy piecing strips since you saw Karen Lewis‘ brilliant strip quilt tutorial, we’ve got just the thing to use up those springy scraps. Inject a little stripy fun into your decor with this easy and effective cushion: it’s sure to coordinate with your new quilt like a dream!

Springy stripes: Strip quilt tutorial

Strip quilt tutorial, Karen Lewis

Pick and piece some bright and bold fabrics for a stunning striped quilt. This is the first of two tutorials by Karen Lewis where we’ll be making the most of simple strips. If you like this design, why not sew up Karen’s matching strip cushion tutorial to use up your scraps with style! You can see more of Karen’s… Continue reading

Sew speedy squares: Pastel Check quilt

Buffalo quilt Simple squares quilt tutorial

Go back to basics with simple squares pieced into a pretty gingham quilt, designed by Stephanie Kendron. It makes a super sweet baby quilt to give nurseries a homespun touch! 

Go big with cross blocks: Liberty crosses quilt tutorial

Lynne Goldsworthy Liberty cross bock quilt

Showcase your love of Liberty prints with Lynne Goldsworthy‘s supersize cross blocks! We’ll talk you through everything you need to know to sew up your very own version of Lynne’s eye-catching design. If you enjoy sewing along with us, don’t forget to check out the rest of our free quilt patterns and follow Lynne on Instagram @lilyquilts to catch up with… Continue reading

Supernova cushions: Large cushion tutorial

Finish off your set of 60-degree triangle patchwork cushions by the ever-so-clever Jemima Flendt with the third in our set of three Supernova tutorials. Read on for how to sew-up the large hexagon cushion of the trio. You can find the other two Super Nova cushions to match here on the blog. But now let’s reach for our rotary cutters and get sewing the large hexie cushion of the set…. Continue reading

Supernova cushions! How to sew the rectangular cushion

How to sew a rectangle super nova cushion

Hooray here comes the second in our series of 60-degree triangle patchwork cushion tutorials by the ever-so-clever Jemima Flendt. This is the second in our set of three Supernova tutorials… read on for how to sew-up the rectangle cushion of the trio. You can find the small Super Nova cushions to match here on the blog and we’ll be posting the large hexagon… Continue reading