Issue 49 of Love Patchwork & Quilting on sale today!

Sarah Ashford unicorn quilt

Issue 49 of Love Patchwork & Quilting is on sale now! This month we’re all about chunky curved quilt blocks, scrap-busting sewing and heavenly hexies! Read on to see what’s in store in our latest issue, or treat yourself to your own copy 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 NewsstandZinio or Google Play.

Get set for a summer of sewing with issue 49, with fresh designs and rainbow shades. Whether you’re after a holiday project or a quick-pieced picnic quilt, we’ve got something just right for the season. Plus, get ready to take your quilting on-the-go with our two free gifts – 260 EPP pieces and a scrappy sewing set booklet to go with them will have you piecing on the road in no time! Read on for a sneak peek at this issue’s projects…



Bumps + Thorns: Want to pack a punch with your patchwork? Daisy Aschehoug‘s big and bold quilt is the one for you!

Rainbow Brights: Raid your stash for prints in all the colours to sew Felice Regina‘s hexie banner.

Lavender and lime: Jenn Nevitt gives pretty pastel rectangles a zingy colour pop corner with this bright quilt design.

Sleep Tight: Sew Jo Carter‘s sleepy bear cushion with matching duvet and eye mask.

Sun Baked: Create a quilt with plenty of texture and movement with Karen Lewis‘ supersize blocks.

Flower Power: Combine fresh greens with a coral colour pop to make Lindsey Neill‘s pair of cushions!

Texture Check: contrast coloured line-drawn prints with cool white tones to make Nicole Calver‘s muted rainbow checkerboard design. Download our free quilt planner to get started with this quilt top.

We Believe: Sew a rainbow of solid scraps to piece Sarah Ashford‘s pixel unicorn design.

Perspective: Sedef Imer shows you how to whip up a criss cross quilt top using speedy strip-pieced blocks 

Art Deco Sampler: Get clever with pastels and Foundation Paper Piecing with Stacey Lee O-Malley. Download our free templates here.

Starry Eyed: Stitch up bright star blocks that shine with Susan Standen.

Simple stripes: Mix and match monochrome fabric strips with Svetlana Sotak‘s bold linear design

Block of the Month: Nicole Calver shows you how to add curved piecing to print strips in the third border of our medallion quilt series.

Get sewing for summer with Love Patchwork & Quilting issue 49UK readers can buy it here or if you’re overseas, check out our Digital issues for Zinio, Google Play and Apple Newsstand for instant access without the wait.