Stay cosy this winter with issue 55

LP&Q55 Cover

The temperature has dropped and we’re all trying to keep our toes toasty… enter issue 55 of Love Patchwork & Quilting. The jam-packed issue hits the shops today (5th December), brimming with ideas to warm up the winter months and show off your fabrics in the process.

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 4 patchwork star decorations

Quilty advent calendar

Loved Ali Burdon’s scrappy star DIY stockings from Day 3 of our Quilty Advent calendar? Good news! For Day 4 we’re bringing you this tutorial for how to sew matching star decorations to add a patchwork flavour to your Christmas decor this holiday season…

Issue 55’s templates to download today

Our new issue goes on sale this week! Download your templates for issue 55 of Love Patchwork & Quilting below…  This issue’s set includes everything you need to sew the projects from the mag. Downloading your templates is handy if you don’t want to damage your magazine, or if we couldn’t fit a template on the magazine page at… Continue reading

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 3 DIY star stockings

How to sew Christmas stockings

For Day 3 of our Advent Calendar, add a bit of sparkle to the festivities this year with Ali Burdon’s pretty patchwork star block stockings. Read on for the full tutorial and templates…

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 2 Giveaway

Day 2 Kid Giddy Ugly Sweater block

Happy weekend everyone! Today we’re celebrating Day 2 in our Quilty Advent Calendar series with a giveaway of one of our all-time favourite festive quilt patterns! Kid Giddy is giving away 5 PDF bundles of her oh-so-fun paper piecing patterns, including her insta famous Ugly Sweater Block! Read on to enter…

Calling all UK quilters! Win your own craft business

Fasthosts competition

Daydreaming of turning your love of fabric into a money-making adventure? Our new competition is here to help you make it happen…

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 1

Quilty advent calendar day 1 hexie

It’s the holiday season and we’re launching a Quilty Advent Calendar to celebrate. We’ll be posting a new project, giveaway or template here every day in the countdown to Christmas Day. Let’s begin!

Festive fabrics: your quilters’ wallpapers for December

Quilting wallpaper December

Celebrate a hexie-filled holiday season this year with our exclusive LPQ quilters’ wallpaper design! This set of five festive decorations combines our much-loved patchwork hexagon with stitched Christmas tidings – perfect for keeping your quilting close to your heart on your iPhone, iPad, desktop computer or laptop.

Bzzzzz hello little bees! Sew a happy hive with our FPP freebie

Free Beehive French Paper Piecing project

Happy days! We’ve got a free foundation piecing project to brighten up the wintriest of weeks! Sign up to our newsletter today and create a buzz with this super-cute mini hoop design! This pretty hoop Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP) project, designed by Susi Bellingham, comes with the templates you’ll need and full instructions. So what are you… Continue reading

Friday Fabric: Cotton + Steel’s Black & White

Cotton + Steel black & white fabric

Now it’s no secret that here on team LPQ we love colour. Brights, neons, pastels, earthy tones – quilting comes hand in hand with an appreciation of rainbow hues in our fabric stash. Here on the team, our fabric collections vary in how neat and tidy they are (see Alice’s confession of her neatly arranged stash in our latest issue) but… Continue reading