Candy colours: your quilters’ wallpapers for June 2018

Sorbet Shades by Joanna Marsh

Give your phone, tablet or computer a summer twist with our free wallpaper this month! Joanna Marsh’s sunny Sorbet Shades quilt is the perfect pic to sail you into summer.

Pattern correction: Issue 63 cushions booklet

Fabric Tales by Susan Standen

We’ve noticed an error in issue 63’s Fabric Tales cushion in our Simply Stylish Cushions supplement. It should say that the pattern design is by Susan Standen (canadianabroad-susan.blogspot.com). We’re really sorry about this, we check every page thoroughly  before we go to print, but this time an error has slipped through the net!

Embrace the sun with issue 61!

LPQ issue 61

The sun is finally starting to shine, and we’re feeling energised and ready to tackle our piles of WIPs! To celebrate the onset of summertime, we’re bringing you a handful of projects that embrace the season.

Download your issue 61 templates today

LPQ61 Georgetown Carnival by Lynne Goldsworthy

Our new issue goes on sale this week! Download your templates for issue 61 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

Tell your friends: share your love of quilting

Tell a friend main image

Let’s face it, only one thing beats curling up with our sewing machine and our latest project – showing off the finished quilt to our friends and family. It’s not about the quilt bragging (well, not entirely)… it’s the feeling of sharing the process with friends who also love to sew – and the fabrics, and the… Continue reading

Quilt school: how to bind a quilt with double fold binding

Quilt school: double fold binding

For the neatest of finishes on your patchwork projects, it has to be a double-fold binding. If you’ve never tried this method before, we’ll show you just how to sew binding on a quilt, with step-by-step projects and a starter placemat and coasters project to get you practising your new skills! Let’s begin… The instructions… Continue reading

Subscribe & get a sewing machine

John Lewis sewing machine

Oh hello! How do you fancy this snazzy piece of kit, prettying up your sewing space? This John Lewis sewing machine is our gift for new UK subscribers this month (and the last time we featured it, it sold out in a flash!). 

Contemporary curves: your quilters’ wallpapers for May 2018

Curve Appeal by Louisa Goult May Wallpaper

Update your phone, tablet or computer with contemporary curves, with our free wallpaper this month. Louisa Goult’s clever Curve Appeal design is the ideal eye-catcher!

Born in the USA: quilting stores round-up

1 Bloomerie Fabric

We love that Love Patchwork and Quilting is enjoyed all over the world! Take a look at these incredible USA stores and see if you can’t find that next fabric to fill up your stash.

Farmers Market sewalong: bonus project! FPP fish pattern

Farmers Market Fish block by Susi Bellingham

Have you been taking part in our Farmers Market Block of the Month Sewalong? The adorable foundation paper pieced (FPP) patterns by Susi Bellingham kicked off in issue 52, with a new row added every issue. If you can’t get enough, why not try your hand at these FPP fish? You will need Makes two blocks… Continue reading