Sew the sunshine with issue 74

Love Patchwork and Quilting issue 74

We’re playing with feel-good fabrics and sewing ALL the summer vibes with issue 74 of Love Patchwork & Quilting, out this week. Join us!

Oh summer quilt projects, how we love you! The light, bright evenings are the perfect excuse to play with sun-drenched prints and rainbow palettes on our sewing tables. Our new issue hits the shops tomorrow and we’ve filled it with summery quilts and quick-sew makes for you. Get set for the season with six bonus summer Foundation Paper Piecing patterns – and how-to instructions – by Jo Hart! Read on for our issue preview.

Inside issue 74

Did someone say summer Foundation Paper piecing Patterns? We did! Issue 74 comes with an FPP Pattern Set which includes six fresh designs for you to piece, and we’ve even got a bonus palm tree block here on the blog for you too.

Tropical Twist triangles quilt

Sew Kristina Brinkerhoff’s Tropical Twist cover quilt in scrappy rainbow shades.

Popping Candy quilt

Play with stroke-worthy solids and soothing gradients with Nicole Calver’s Popping Candy quilt.

Vanity case sewing pattern

Looking to master a new technique? Minki Kim’s quilted vanity case is just the ticket.


Did we mention we’re all over curved piecing lately? Combine soothing curves with strip sets and negative space to piece Daisy Aschehoug’s Midnight Sun pattern.

Whale softie sewing pattern

Ahoy there! Rebecca Reid shows you how to make whale softies in the cutest of nautical prints.

Ice cream quilt

Get a taste of stripes and applique with Jemima Flendt’s tantalising Solids & Sprinkles ice lolly quilt.

Paintbox circles quilt

Stitch spinning circles in Lisa Hofmann-Maurer’s Paintbox design.

Half Square Triangles Quilt

Let large-sale prints shine in Lorna Slessor’s minimal design that spins chunky strip units and Half-square Triangles on point.

Golden Hour honeycomb quilt

Sew honeycomb effects with Lou Orth’s machine-pieced hexies

Aloha patchwork cushion

Bring the island vibe into your home with Susi Bellingham’s Foundation Paper Pieced cushion, featuring fun florals and a cheeky coconut cocktail.

Courthouse Steps Centre block

Sob! Issue 74 includes the last design in Karen Lewis’s Courthouse Steps Block of the Month series. This issue includes instructions for how to piece all your blocks together. Catch up on the blocks you’ve missed in our catch up post here.