Up your quilt skills on with issue 76

Exciting times! Issue 76 is out today and this month we’re all about making your (quilting) life easier. Inside the issue you’ll find 17 projects to play with. Take a look at our issue preview…

From retro rainbow stripes to Susi Bellingham’s Foundation Paper Pieced fox, EPP diamonds and and solid curved units, our August issue is packed with quick quilts to sew. Order your copy here and dive into our project gallery below.

Psst! We’re especially excited about this month’s gift – we’ve teamed up with quilting superstar Karlee Porter to bring you a set of 7 exclusive stencils, featuring modern patterns to boost your quilting game. We’d love to see what you make with them so remember to tag your snaps #lovequiltingmag

Look inside issue 76

Issue 76 quilting stencils

We’ve all been there, right? After months of emotionally investing in a quilt top, we finally finish it… then face the daunting prospect of doing it justice with some machine quilting. Luckily Karlee Porter’s quilting stencils will inspire you to try some new tricks! Read all about them here.

Love Patchwork and quilting firecracker quilt

Firecracker quilt by Art Gallery Fabrics

Transform simple stripes of fabric into a kaleidoscope of stars and hexagons in this easy to sew strip-pieced design.

IN the Meadow triangles quilt by Minki Kim

In the Meadow quilt by Minki Kim

Pair precise points with sweet ditsy prints to make a big-block triangles quilt design that comes together quickly.

Shannon Fraser Harvest Falls quilt

Harvest Falls quilt by Shannon Fraser

Whip up a quick quilt with super-size borders featuring fresh prints with a distinctly retro sensibility.

Foundation Paper Piecing fox LPQ76

Fox and Flora by Susi Bellingham

Celebrate festival season by making a Foundation Paper Pieced friend complete with sweet felt flower garland.

Lorna Slessor Bright Spark Quilt

Bright Spark quilt by Lorna Slessor

Push your curved piecing skills with rainbow waves and sunny circles in a minimal, print-mixing design.

Karen Lewis Sky at Night quilt

Sky at Night quilt by Karen Lewis

Showcase monochrome shades with strip piecing and straight line quilting for a design that sparkles.

Nicole Calver Monsoon Season modern patchwork quilt

Monsoon Season by Nicole Calver

Mix up pattern and colour with a bold block design that places our favourite prints centre stage. Nicole shares her step-by-step guide for how to make a matching cushion in our bonus blog tutorial.

Desert Bloom patchwork stool

Desert Bloom quilt by Rebecca Reid

English Paper Piece interlocking diamonds in succulent-inspired shades to make a stylish circular stool cushion.

Crimson and Blush quilt

Crimson and Blush quilt by Daisy Aschehoug

Embrace curves and whip up classic Drunkard’s Path units in four solid shades to make our modern blossom design.

Paws and Pluses block 2

Paws and Plusses quilt block, by Sarah Griffiths

Give classic Bear Paw blocks a modern twist with the second design in our Medallion sew-along! Read more about our Block of the month series here.