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: Day 21 Be Merry hexie decoration

embroidered christmas decorations

Just 4 days to go! For today’s Quilty Advent Calendar post we’re bringing you another design in Mollie Johanson‘s series of sweet embroidered hexie ornaments. We’re huge fans of the holiday season so this ‘Be Merry’ DIY decoration sums up our mood this week… In case you missed it, we’ve been posting a new project, giveaway or template every day in the… Continue reading

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 19 FPP bauble

Day 19 Bauble FPP tag 2 square

With Christmas just a few days away, the odds are you’ve already decked your halls, so why not treat yourself to a night in with this quick-stitch project for day 19 of our Quilty Advent Calendar series? Read on to download our free foundation paper piecing bauble template. 

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 18 Embroider a wreath hexie

Advent calendar wreath hexie

We’re in the final countdown week to the big day and today we’re bringing you the next pattern in Mollie Johanson‘s series of sweet embroidered hexie ornaments. Today’s motif is a wreath – because what Quilty Advent Calendar would be complete without one?

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