Boost your colours with issue 73

LPQ73 Log cabin trim tool

We all have our favourite tones when we play with patchwork, but isn’t it a joy when we discover new palettes too? We’ve filled our new issue with 21 bright designs to inspire your colour choices!

Inside this issue we’ll show you how to mix ripples of candy tones with Joanna Marsh’s Sunset Strips quilt, get you hooked on mustard tones with Kristina Hopkins’ Double Wedding Rings and chat to Kate Basti as she ponders the lure of her latest fabric pull versus her unfinished WIPs!

Take a look at our quilt gallery of what to find inside the issue below or treat yourself to your own copy… UK readers can buy it here.

LPQ73 Log cabin trim tool
Get perfect Log Cabin blocks, every time! With this issue’s free trim tool and how-to book.

LPQ73 Sunset Strips quilt

Sunset Strips: Mix candy colours and Courthouse Steps in Joanna Marsh’s super-sized block design that creates a ripple of print and texture.


Tie the Knot: Set some time aside to perfect your curved piecing with Kristina Hopkins’ modern, minimal interpretation of the Double Wedding Ring.

LPQ73 Triangle Quilt

Walk in the Park: Add a splash of whimsy to a child’s bedroom with charming ditsy prints and Mini Kim’s bold quilt design to show them off.

LPQ73 Take Flight Quilt

Take Flight: Erin Kroeker shows you how to sew a modern and minimal quilt with a unique artisan feel using basic strips and clever Corner-square Triangle placement.

LPQ73 Star quilt

Starseeker: Hot pink, lime green and cool blues sing against a bright white background in Emily Dennis’ modern take on classic blocks.

LPQ73 mini quilts

Make it Mini: Adorn your walls with Lorna Slessor’s modern framed blocks – they’re are as fun as they’re fast to stitch!

LPQ73 pixel quilt

Digital Wave: Put a 21st Century spin on the traditional Bear Paw block with a new-age colour palette and a pixelated twist, designed by Stefanie Satterwhite.

LPQ73 cork cushions


Cork & Cotton: Add some hexie love to your couch with Jessica Entwistle’s unique floral cushion that’s on top of the home décor trends.


Ditsy Pop: Play with prints in a quick-sew chevron cushion pair. Kristina Brinkerhoff’s designs will add a splash of fun to any chair.

LPQ73 block of the month

Block of the month: Sew along with Karen Lewis’ Courthouse Steps series. This month she’s bringing us this Spinning Circle design.

Shake up your shades and get your modern quilt fix with issue 73 of Love Patchwork & Quilting! UK readers can buy it here or if you’re overseas, check out our Digital issues for Google Play, Apple Newsstand and Zinio, for instant access without the wait