Shake it up with issue 72!

LPQ72 Love Patchwork & Quilting cover large

Discover new ways with geometrics with the brand new issue of Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine. Issue 72 hits the shops today and we’ve filled it with new ways to play with your quilt designs.

We’re so excited to share a sneak peek at our April issue. We’re championing crisp lines and perfect points in Brittany Lloyd’s Deco Fans cover quilt, trying two ways to piece hexagons and loving Suzy Williams’ tips for hand quilting.

And we can’t wait to play around with this issue’s cover gift! This month’s magazine comes with a pack of 150 Hexie Papers which are perfect for English Paper Piecing.

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. 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.

Hexagon english paper piecing templates
Perforated Perfection: Mix and match shapes with 150 pre-cut and perforated 112in templates for English Paper Piecing

LPQ72 Deco Fans patchwork quilt

Deco Fans: Challenge your patchwork precision with Brittany Lloyd’s repeated block design that champions crisp lines and perfect points.

LPQ72 curved piecing modern quilt

Shape Studies: Learn to love your curves with Lorna Slessor’s fun, intersecting colour block design.

Hop to it! Lucy Ward shows you how to use super-soft fabric and pretty Liberty prints to sew a dutiful guard bunny doorstop, complete with ditsy print carrot.

LPQ72 Fresh Lines lap quilt

Fresh Lines: Lou Orth combines happy hues and Half-Rectangle Triangles for a simple lap quilt that will bring a pop of pizzazz to any space.

LPQ72 Pastel Play patchwork quilt

Pastel Play: Half-square Triangles join forces to form flocks of Flying Geese in Nicole Calver’s light and lovely quilt that comes together with ease.

Stitch & Flutter: Anyone for a Foundation pieced butterfly? Us please! Susi Bellingham’s practical butterfly tote is a joy to stitch as well as to carry around your quilty essentials in.

EPP coin purse: Sew all the maximalist vibes using your perforated hexies gift! Whip up this sweet little pouch for your pennies (or your English Paper Piecing papers!)

LPQ72 Chocolate orange applique quilt

Chocolate Orange: Grab a slice of this zingy appliqué Orange Peel design to showcase your favourite prints. Art Gallery Fabrics are here to show you how!

LPQ72 Greyscale modern quilt

Greyscale: Lynne Goldsworthy brings cclassic blocks and soothing mono prints into focus with this modern quilt that has stylish simplicity nailed.

Perfect Hexies: Master the art of machine piecing complex shapes with Melanie Collette’s clever use of white space – no EPP papers needed!

Morning Walk: Create a quilt with minimal stress and maximum impact. Karen O’Connor’s quilt offers simple blocks, crisp squares and high-contrast prints.

Block of the month: Karen Lewis’s Courthouse Steps series continues with Flying Geese migrating North and South.


Shake up your shapes and get your modern quilt fix with issue 72 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