Selvedge sewing: DIY travel case tutorial

How to sew a selvedge travel pouch

Make the most of unwanted selvedge scraps and the tiniest of fabric leftovers with this quick-sew zippy pouch by Susan Standen. This pretty patchwork pouch is perfect for sewing on the go as it includes a needle case and handy pockets to store fabric markers, threads or your favourite notions. We’ll show you how it’s done with this free tutorial… You… Continue reading

Hi Hexie part 2: how to sew a triangle cushion

Did you make the Hi Hexie triangle quilt we posted about earlier this month? We’re now bringing you the tutorial to make the matching cushion! You’ll get to snip & piece happy-making triangles to create gorgeously colourful hexagons, all set off against a beautifully white background. Both of these cheery designs were created by quilter, designer and… Continue reading

Free Medallion Quilt pattern!

medallion-quilt-with-logo

We’re so excited to let you know that our brand new sister TV channel Sewing Quarter is gearing up to launch after Christmas. January 2017 will see the new channel air in the UK on Freeview channel 78 and online, and it will be dedicated entirely to sewing and quilting. Happy days! We’re really thrilled to be getting to work… Continue reading

Hi Hexie! Piece-it clever with our triangle quilt tutorial

Hi Hexie triangles quilt

We do love it when we get to play with 60-degree triangles on our quilt tops! They’re loads of fun to piece together, always guarantee a crisp, geometric effect, and are so versatile in their arrangement. Our love of the humble triangle has just levelled up and it’s all thanks to Jenny Woodward. She’s designed this happy-making Hi Hexie triangle quilt, especially for us!… Continue reading

Twinkle twinkle: Christmas star quilt tutorial

How to make a Christmas star quilt detail

Give Half Square Triangles a festive twist with Susan Standen‘s Christmas star quilt tutorial. Read on for our free step-by-step guide to how to cut, piece and quilt this striking geometric quilt with a festive touch. Susan’s used aqua and teal shades as the foundation for this quilt’s frosty colour palette, adding grey accent shades and a splash of yellow to… Continue reading

Quilt & go: how to sew a travel pouch

How to make a travel pouch sewing tutorial

Grab your quilting supplies and get moving with this fun tutorial by Jo Carter, as she shows us how to sew a stylish travel pouch. This project is one of a pair – you can find a boxed twist on this design in issue 40 of Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine, in shops in the UK… Continue reading

Shine Bright: Free Matching Mini Tutorial

Did you love the Shine Bright project by Karen Lewis in issue 39? As an added bonus she put together an extra tutorial to use up the colourful triangles trimmed from the quilt’s Star Point units to make the most of all that fabric goodness! Read on to learn how… You will need… Print fabric:… Continue reading

Templates for issue 39

Download your templates for issue 39 of Love Patchwork & Quilting here! Downloading your templates is handy if you don’t want to damage your magazine, or if we couldn’t fit a template on the magazine page at 100% size. It’s also super-useful if you’re a digital subscriber! Whether you use Apple Newsstand, Zinio or Google Play, this is the easiest way… Continue reading

Sunday sewing: whip up a zippy wallet

Zippy Wallet tutorial by Noodle head

What’s on your cutting mat this weekend? As is typical of our quilting habits here on the magazine team, we like to have a few quick-sew-projects up our sleeves, ready to whip up when our bigger projects are taking a while to come together. Today our sewing tables are queued up with… EPP hexies –  in the spirit… Continue reading

Modern Mint quilt: a free tutorial

Modern Mint quilt by Lou Orth

Join us in a summer quilt-along, with this beautiful Modern Mint quilt project from the oh-so-clever Lou Orth. This is a free quilting tutorial, so grab some fabric and get to your quilting stations! We’ll tell you all you need to know to piece simple half square triangle (HST) blocks and create a relaxing quilt with a calming colour palette… Continue reading