Take our Stashbuster Challenge! #worldcraftweek

LPQ Stashbuster challenge

We’re so excited about the start of World Craft Week this week! The event sees a global celebration of crafting and the reasons we love it (not that we need an excuse to share our latest quilt project). We wanted to find a way to give the week’s festivities a quilty twist, so we’ve come up with the Stash Buster Challenge – and you’re invited to join in! Reach for your stash, pick a favourite fabric and whip up a quick-sew project. Share your pics and you could win this bundle of bright and beautiful Lecien fabric!

How to join the challenge…

It’s easy! Get sewing and head over to our Facebook page to share your pics. In your caption, we’re asking you to tell us who or what inspires you to sew! Tag them (if they’re a person), and add the tags #worldcraftweek and #lpqstashbusterchallenge. We can’t wait to see what you all make! We’ll pick our favourite next Monday and send them this fabric bundle…

Fabric prize

Starting the challenge! See our stash-busting projects

Of course we couldn’t issue a challenge without giving it a go ourselves! Here’s what the Love Patchwork & Quilting team are sewing up with our stash…

Alice World Craft Week selfie

Editor Alice (showing off her hexies cushion): “Crafting is a massive stress-reliever for me – doesn’t matter what I’m working on, a bit of hand sewing is always a welcome distraction at the end of a long working day!”

Kate World Craft Week selfie

Production Editor Kate (sharing this scissors cosy): “Fabric inspires me to get making – as soon as I see a print I love from @cottonandsteel or @dashwoodstudio I start planning a project. The only trouble is finding time to make them all!”

Zoe wcw selfie 2

Digital Editor Zoe (sharing her EPP quilt top): “I’m inspired by the magazines I work on. Love Patchwork & Quilting has taught me there are so many beautiful fabrics out there and that you can be really playful with quilt designs.”