Expand your quilting horizons! Issue 76 comes with 7 quilting stencils, designed by Karlee Porter, and they’re going to come in handy! We’re here to help you make the most of them with this how-to video guide plus Karlee’s top tips for machine quilting.
These big-eared bunny toys by Jo Carter have taken a quick dip in pretty prints. Hop to it! Scroll down to see our free step-by-step guide and rabbit softie sewing pattern…
Issue 70 of Love Patchwork & Quilting is out this week (hooray!) and it comes complete with a handy 1⁄4in ruler and eight weather-themed Foundation Paper Piecing templates. Here’s how to piece each of the blocks…
This month, we’re getting to grips with the classic Pineapple quilt block! Issue 66 comes with two sets of acrylic templates to make sure your blocks are on point. Can’t wait to get stitching? You’re in the right place.
Welcome to a new term here at Quilt School! We’ve got some great techniques lined up to share with you in the months to come as the latest in our online series of free tutorials. Let’s get started with oh-so-soothing hand piecing…
There’s nothing more pleasing than a perfectly neat, flawlessly fussy cut block – and that’s a fact. Lucky for you, we’ve teamed up with Daylight Company to teach you how to Foundation Paper Piece using a light box and freezer paper, for satisfyingly fault-free blocks each and every time.
Looking after your sewing machine is hardly as tempting as sewing up a new quilt, but it’s far more important than you probably realise! Suzy Williams is on hand to help you give your sewing machine a little extra love Read more about issue 64 Quilt school: how to make a quilt – get started… Continue reading
We’re taking it back to the basics with this complete guide to quilting for all you brand new and curious quilters-to-be out there! Here you’ll find everything you need to make your first quilt.
Inside every issue of Love Patchwork & Quilting, we’ve got super clever new techniques for you to try, but even the whizziest design includes many of the basics, from cutting and piecing to quilting and binding.
Just in case you’d like to have the basics with you at all times, we’ve made super handy PDFs for you to view anytime, anywhere. Why not print the Basic Techniques guide and keep it by your sewing machine? Or take your copy of the Basic Tools list shopping with you when you’re building your tool kit (it even includes a clever ‘anatomy of quilt’ diagram)?
For the neatest of finishes on your patchwork projects, it has to be a double-fold binding. If you’ve never tried this method before, we’ll show you just how to sew binding on a quilt, with step-by-step projects and a starter placemat and coasters project to get you practising your new skills! Let’s begin… The instructions… Continue reading