Oh hello little fellows! Snail Paced Sew-Along #snailday

Snail paced sewalong

Slow sewing is all the rage at the mo, and there’s no better way to while away a few hours of the weekend in our eyes. When it comes to patchwork pace, we’re taking it to the next level  and joining in with Gnome Angel’s Snail Paced Sew-Along. We challenge you to find a more fun… Continue reading

Insta-inspires: Gudrun’s World

Gudrun Sjoden person

As quilters, we find we’re constantly searching the world around us for colour and design ideas to fuel our future patchwork projects! This month, we’re all about Scandinavian style, and we’re totally crushing on the instagram feed of Gudrun Sjoden‘s namesake and founder @gudrunsworld. The Swedish Design House with a green soul, specialise in bold, eye-catching homewares and… Continue reading

Seeing Double: Free Quilt Planner Download

We’re totally in love with Moira de Carvalho’s mirror image quilt in issue 44 – it’s the perfect way to show off your fave FQ bundle! We’ve got a handy downloadable quilt planner to help you plan your design, ensuring that your quilt is perfectly coordinated and that you only cut what you need – you can… Continue reading

Issue 44 of Love Patchwork & Quilting on sale today!

Issue 44 of Love Patchwork & Quilting is on sale now, along with our quilting stencils designed by Christa Watson! 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… Continue reading

We have news! Sewing Quarter TV launches today

Sewing Quarter sewing kit

There’s nothing like being involved in the launch of a brand new sewing TV channel to get us excited here on the Love Patchwork & Quilting team! Our new sister TV channel Sewing Quarter launched today, dedicated to all things quilting and sewing. Run by a dedicated team who are as passionate about quilting and sewing as we are, you can watch… Continue reading

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Get your quilters’ mobile wallpapers: February

Brother wallpaper iPad v2

Treat your phone, tablet or computer to a makeover… of the patchwork variety! Download the second in our 2017 series of quilters’  desktop wallpapers today. We’ve teamed up with our friends at Brother* to create this new series of monthly digital wallpapers. If case you missed them, you can still download our January designs here, or keep reading to get your fresh… Continue reading

Templates for issue 44

Download your templates for issue 44 of Love Patchwork & Quilting here! 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 100% size. It’s also super-useful if you’re a digital subscriber! Whether you use Apple Newsstand, Zinio or Google Play, this is the easiest way… Continue reading

Oops! Issue 43 Up and away kite quilt: correction

how to sew patchwork kites

We’ve spotted a small error in the instructions for our FPP rainbow kits, designed by Michelle Curtis, in issue 43 of Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine. If you’re making Michelle’s high-flying patchwork kites, read on to make sure you cut your finished kites to the correct size! We have a small update to step number 8… Continue reading

Selvedge sewing: DIY travel case tutorial

How to sew a selvedge travel pouch

Make the most of unwanted selvedge scraps and the tiniest of fabric leftovers with this quick-sew zippy pouch by Susan Standen. This pretty patchwork pouch is perfect for sewing on the go as it includes a needle case and handy pockets to store fabric markers, threads or your favourite notions. We’ll show you how it’s done with this free tutorial… You… Continue reading

Pattern Correction: issue 34 Colour Splash

We’ve noticed a sizing error with the templates for Colour Splash in issue 34. We’ve updated the templates so that they will be the correct size when printed out at 100% – you can download them here. We’re really sorry about this, we check every pattern as thoroughly as we can before we go to… Continue reading