Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 21 Be Merry hexie decoration

embroidered christmas decorations

Just 4 days to go! For today’s Quilty Advent Calendar post we’re bringing you another design in Mollie Johanson‘s series of sweet embroidered hexie ornaments. We’re huge fans of the holiday season so this ‘Be Merry’ DIY decoration sums up our mood this week… In case you missed it, we’ve been posting a new project, giveaway or template every day in the… Continue reading

2018 quilt trends: we need these in our life!

Quilt trends zodiac

From fairytale whimsy to sewalongs and succulents – here are the top 8 quilt trends that we can’t WAIT to be filling up our insta feed in the new year…

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Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 20 win festive threads

Day 20 Aurifil square

We’re in the last week of our Quilty Advent calendar but we’ve still got lots more treats for you behind our remaining doors. Our last threads giveaway was so popular, we’re bringing you an even bigger, better one…

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 19 FPP bauble

Day 19 Bauble FPP tag 2 square

With Christmas just a few days away, the odds are you’ve already decked your halls, so why not treat yourself to a night in with this quick-stitch project for day 19 of our Quilty Advent Calendar series? Read on to download our free foundation paper piecing bauble template. 

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 18 Embroider a wreath hexie

Advent calendar wreath hexie

We’re in the final countdown week to the big day and today we’re bringing you the next pattern in Mollie Johanson‘s series of sweet embroidered hexie ornaments. Today’s motif is a wreath – because what Quilty Advent Calendar would be complete without one?

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 17 fabric giveaway **closed

Quilty Advent day 17 SQ square

We’re coming up to the last week of our Quilty Advent Calendar, and behind today’s door we’re bringing you… free fabric! Our friends over at Sewing Quarter are giving away five bundles of Sew Easy Floral & Dots fabric to boost your 2018 stash.

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 16 Sew a Santa ornament

Easy sew santa tree decoration

Ho ho ho! Welcome to the latest post of our Quilty Advent Calendar. Today we’ve got together with Pen + Paper Patterns to bring you a fun freebie: read on to find out how to whip  up this easy-sew Father Christmas ornament.

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 15 Suzy Quilts table runner

Suzy Quilts handmade quilted table runner

For today’s Quilty Advent Calendar post, we’re turning our attention to our festive tables, and giving them a home-spun makeover. If you’re in need of some sewing therapy after the chaos of Christmas shopping, this table runner tutorial from Suzy Quilts is just what you need!

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 14 Snowflake EPP

Snowflake cushion square

English Paper Piecing is one of our favourite techniques this time of year. Just add a sofa, our favourite lap quilt and a roaring fire and we’re in patchwork heaven. Curl up and sew this sweet hexies snowflake by Fiona Leontis. It was first featured in issue 14. We’re sharing one of our favourite tutorials from our… Continue reading

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 13 Christmas tree FPP

Day 13 FPP Christmas tree square

Oh Christmas tree! Reach for your fabric scraps and piece a dinky patchwork tree with the latest festive FPP in our Quilty Advent Calendar series…