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 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?

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…

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. This easy and effective cushion is sure to inject a little stripy fun into your decor, and will coordinate with your new quilt like a dream! Take a look at more… Continue reading

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