Issue 36 of Love Patchwork & Quilting is on sale now, along with our free bumper block book of 50 designs from our very own Sarah Griffiths (sponsored by Purple Stitches). Read on to see what else is in store for our summer of quilting, and treat yourself to the new issue today! UK readers can buy it here or if you’re overseas, why wait for the mag to arrive in the post? Get it instantly to your phone or tablet with our digital issues on Apple Newsstand, Zinio or Google Play
Summer fever has hit the LP&Q office for issue 36, which features ice cream shades, beachy waves and tropical colour clashes:
Rainbow Rows quilt: by Emily Dennis. Capture all the colours of the rainbow with this clever cross block pieced quilt with ombre strips.
Playful Pinwheels quilt, by Julie Rutter. Mix and match bold print fabrics two make Julie’s eye-catching design using the classic pinwheel block.
Sweet dreams, by Jo Carter. Little ons will have no trouble drifting off in this super cute grobag! Find out how to make a baby sleeping bag.
Sew Sweet, by Kristyne Czepuryk. Get organised and keep your latest sewing projects on hand with these cute English Paper Pieced envelopes.
Chevron Charm quilt, by Lou Orth. Twist and stitch bright print Half Square Triangles to make colour-pop chevrons on a crisp white background.
Good Karma quilt, by Natalie Santini. Grab some handy pre-cuts and whip up a batch of classic quilt units for a colourful finish. We’ve never seen Flying Geese look so vibrant.
Summer Scoop quilt, by Peta Peace. Get ready for summer with super-size quilt blocks in sweet ice cream shades and a pop of hot pink.
Black Diamond quilt, by Angela Lackey. Piece yourself some monochrome chic with black and white triangles.
This issue also features two brand new features – firstly get to grips with building summer colour palettes with our Colour Theory from Rebecca Bryan. If you’re creating a colour bundle using Rebecca’s feature, we’d love to see it! Tag @lovequiltingmag and use #LPQColourPalettes…
… then curl up with a cuppa and our new Designer Profile series, where this month Sandi Sawa Hazlewood gets to know Heather Givans.
Sunshine stitches mini quilt, by Nicole Daksiewicz. Get set for sun with a slogan mini that can be personalised to your style.
You’ll find patterns for all of these projects plus so much more inside Love Patchwork & Quilting issue 36. All the instructions and templates you need are inside the magazine – you can also download the templates here.