Shine Bright: Free Matching Mini Tutorial

Did you love the Shine Bright project by Karen Lewis in issue 39? As an added bonus she put together an extra tutorial to use up the colourful triangles trimmed from the quilt’s Star Point units to make the most of all that fabric goodness! Read on to learn how… You will need… Print fabric:… Continue reading

Issue 39 of Love Patchwork & Quilting on sale today!

Issue 39 of Love Patchwork & Quilting is on sale now, along with our free supersize binding clips! 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 instantly… Continue reading

Templates for issue 39

Download your templates for issue 39 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

Calling US readers! Get 45% off your favourite quilt magazine!

Love patchwork & quilting magazine

This post is specially for quilt fans in the States. Here in the quilting community, we’re lucky enough to be able to share ideas, tips and tricks with fellow quilters everywhere around the world. While Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine is based  in the United Kingdom, many of our favourite contributors and designers live and work overseas, and with… Continue reading

5 things to see at the European Patchwork Meeting 2016

European Patchwork Meeting

This month sees one of our favourite gatherings of the international patchwork community – the European Patchwork Meeting 2016 in eastern France. Starting on 14th September, the 5-day meeting is set to see an impressive 1200 quilts on show, with 38 exhibitions and 30 courses on offer for visitors. Over 22,000 quilt fans are expected to… Continue reading

Pattern Correction: Issue 38 Retro Curve

We’ve noticed a small error in the instructions for the Retro Curve quilt in issue 38. On p80, step 3 should read: ‘From each of Fabrics D, E, F and G cut nine (9) of Template A and nine (9) of Template B.’ We’re really sorry about this, we check every pattern as thoroughly as we can… Continue reading

Sneak peek! What to watch out for at The Handmade Fair

Handmade fair skills workshop

This weekend we’ll mostly be busy making the most of the sunny weather here in the UK by getting our EPP on in an array of outside venues from beaches to beer gardens. But while we’re not wishing the summer away, we do confess to counting down the weeks until the return of The Handmade Fair… Continue reading

Friday Fabric! Wove It or Weave It

Michael Miller fabrics

We’ve been coveting Michael Miller’s Wove It or Weave It fabric collection for months now, with its luscious mix of this season’s colours & prints and lovely linen look. This geometric, moroccan-feel fabric is a great way to add a spot of texture to quilt tops and home-sewing projects, and we’ve got the perfect way for you to top up… Continue reading

Modern Mint quilt: a free tutorial

Modern Mint quilt by Lou Orth

Join us in a summer quilt-along, with this beautiful Modern Mint quilt project from the oh-so-clever Lou Orth. This is a free quilting tutorial, so grab some fabric and get to your quilting stations! We’ll tell you all you need to know to piece simple half square triangle (HST) blocks and create a relaxing quilt with a calming colour palette… Continue reading

Scottie dog mini quilt: a thank you

Scottie dog quilt

Our super-cute Scottie Dog mini quilt in issue 37 has proved to be one of our most popular projects in recent months, designed by Juliet Van Der Heijden, also known as The Tartan Kiwi. Juliet’s design was part of a trio of FPP playful pups, and it’s an interesting example of the story of a quilt. Juliet recently… Continue reading