Friday fabric: Here comes the fun!

Here Comes the Fun fabric

We’re a bit smitten with our office stash of Here Comes the Fun fabric by Art Gallery Fabrics. Ever since we featured them in our sunny cover quilt in issue 50, they’ve been brightening up the LPQ fabric stash (not that it was dull to begin with!). Filled with happy-making murals and vibrant colors, these eye-catching prints with… Continue reading

How to get perfect seams every time

Love Patchwork & Quilting free quilting tape

In case you haven’t got your hands on a copy yet, issue 51 comes with a selection of three really handy tools designed to help you achieve perfect even seam allowances and straight lines on your quilting. Each magazine comes with a Quarter inch seam marker, Seam gauge and Quilting tape. Not sure how to use these… Continue reading

Festival of Quilts 2017: 8 quilt trends you have to try!

Festival of Quilts trends Anna Galvin

Did you make it to this summer’s Festival of Quilts here in the UK? We were lucky enough to spend a few days at the show (the quilts! the fabrics! our extended quilting family!), but if you couldn’t make it then check out our round-up of some of our highlights of the emerging quilt trends to watch… Continue reading

Sew the trends with issue 51

ove Patchwork and Quilting issue 51

Get ready for a fresh burst of quilty goodness! Issue 51 of Love Patchwork & Quilting hits the shops tomorrow (16th August) and we’re just a *bit* excited to share with you a few of the things we’ve got lined up for our new issue… and yes, that IS an FPP apple on the cover!

Download your issue 51 templates today

Love Patchwork & Quilting blueberry ripple quilt

Our new issue hits the shops this week! Download your templates for issue 51 of Love Patchwork & Quilting below… 

Modern quilt blocks series: bonus block (week 4)

Bonus quilt block 4

Let’s start the week with a treat! Read on to find out how to sew the last in our four-part series of bonus blocks for our Modern Quilt Blocks sewalong. We’ve got together with the lovely folk over at Art Gallery Fabrics to bring you our 32 Modern Quilt Blocks book with issue 50. Scroll down to find the fourth block… Continue reading

Fabric crush: Art Gallery Fabrics Capsules collection

Art Gallery Fabrics Capsules Letters fabric

We’ve loved working with Art Gallery Fabrics on our 50th issue (check out our #lpq32blocksSAL over on instagram), and along the way we’ve fallen in love with their new Capsules collection. They’ve captured some of our favourite trends in the quilting world this season, from typography to low vol prints and bold geometrics.We’re especially smitten with three of the new ranges… Letters, Lower… Continue reading

Modern quilt blocks series: bonus block (week 3)

Modern Quilt Blocks block 3

Hooray it’s Monday…. which an only mean one thing! It’s time to post the next in our series of bonus blocks for our Modern Quilt Blocks sewalong. In case you missed the back story bit, we’ve got together with the lovely folk over at Art Gallery Fabrics to bring you our 32 Modern Quilt Blocks book with issue… Continue reading

Happy days! Anna Maria Horner is coming to town

Anna Maria Horner

One of our biggest quilt crushes is here in the UK and we’re just a *bit* excited! Anna Maria Horner always inspires us to push our quilting to the next level, and she’ll be sharing her quilting tips and tricks on Sewing Quarter TV this week…

Trend Alert: oh how we love watermelon quilts

Watermelon fabric

It’s the summer 2017 trend that just keeps giving – we’re overjoyed (yes, we do get this excited about quilts) to see the quilting world awash with watermelons this summer. Here’s a few of our faves…