So obviously the first thing we did was to race to our fabric stash and start pulling anything with this beautiful purple, lilac, amethyst hue – old or new. Pantone Radiant Orchid isn’t as popular a colour as many, but it’s now sure to be having its moment in 2014, in fashion, interiors and of course, quilting!
When you think of modern fabric design, Amy Butler has got to be one of the first names that springs to mind. With her eye for colour and pattern you just know that each collection is going to jump straight to the top of your must-have list. To help Amy celebrate the release of her… Continue reading
Issue 4, on sale now, comes with a FREE Amy Butler block design book produced using Amy Butler’s new fabric collection, Hapi! Produced in collaboration with Amy Butler, the 20 must-sew block designs are all made using Amy’s fabulous new fabric collection Hapi. Whether you use Hapi, or other fabric (we know your stash is probably bursting!)… Continue reading
Inside every issue of Love Patchwork & Quilting, we’ve got super clever new techniques for you to try, but even the whizziest design includes many of the basics, from cutting and piecing to quilting and binding.
Just in case you’d like to have the basics with you at all times, we’ve made super handy PDFs for you to view anytime, anywhere. Why not print the Basic Techniques guide and keep it by your sewing machine? Or take your copy of the Basic Tools list shopping with you when you’re building your tool kit (it even includes a clever ‘anatomy of quilt’ diagram)?
We’re feeling in the festive spirit big style today, especially after spotting this Christmas fabric collection, Hip Holiday by Josephine Kimberling for Blend Fabrics. The mix of retro graphics with a modern twist of the traditional Christmas palette is spot on – now we just need Santa!
With hexies being the buzz word in quilting, we thought you’d like a few FREE templates! In FIVE different sizes, you just download, print, snip and sew. Look out for lots of hexagon love in the mag, and here on the blog!