Free patchwork templates: FPP our Pieced Pups

Try out your Foundation Paper Piecing techniques to make a matching trio of fabric  hounds! If you’d like to download the templates for our Pieced Pups project in issue 37, by Juliet Van Der Heijden, you can do so here! The templates for this fun FPP project are full-size, so all you need to do is print… Continue reading

Templates for issue 37

Download your templates for issue 37 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

50 block designs to try today

patchwork blocks flatshot

We’re in a frenzy of block-building at the mo, can anyone else out there relate? There’s something strangely addictive about snipping units of fabric, then watching them come to life in the prettiest of patterns. Even small scraps can grow together in block-form to make quilt tops that wow, and we’re always surprised how by… Continue reading

Win fabric! Charm square giveaway

Win fabric charm squares to make brilliant blocks

{competition closed} We’re giving away two charm square bundles, perfect for block building and patchwork play! Just in case you haven’t got your hands on a copy yet, issue 36 of Love Patchwork & Quilting  comes with a super-handy bonus book of 50 Block Designs, designed by our very own quilt pro, Sarah Griffiths. While we were making… Continue reading

Trend alert: Monochrome magic

Monochrome Magic Cotton & Steel

Following their super-popular Black & White collection from Spring last year, Cotton + Steel have created a brand new fabric range of monochrome fabric, keeping the trend going stronger than ever. Black & White 2016 mixes fresh new designs with some classic favourites to create a perfectly-rounded collection, with everything from bears and birds to… Continue reading

Win 24 fat quarters of Robert Kaufman fabric!

Fabric circle

We’re giving away three delicious fat quarter bundles of Robert Kaufman fabric this week in an exciting Instagram competition. These oh-so-pretty prizes are supplied by one of our favourite shops, Purple Stitches. To enter, click here… Each bundle contains a collection of 8 fat quarters of Karen Lewis ‘Blueberry Park’ fabric, worth £100, plus this prize also… Continue reading

Fabric swoon! All about ombre

Ombre quilt

There are few things that make us happier in life than fabric shopping, so we’re starting a new blog series to showcase some of the hottest fabrics that are brightening up our world. To kick start the collection, we’re going rainbow bright with the Ombre collection by Vanessa Christenson for Moda. It’s one of the… Continue reading

Pattern Correction: 50 Block Designs Coverbook {issue 36}

We’ve just discovered that there was an error our figs for the Triangle Points technique on p8 of our issue 36 coverbook. We’re so sorry about this – we check each pattern as thoroughly as we can before we print, but this time an error has slipped through the net! We have now drawn up… Continue reading

Templates for Sunshine Stitches in issue 36

If you’d like to download templates for the Sunshine Stitches project featured in 36, you can do so here!   The templates for this fun font project are full-size, so all you need to do is print and cut. Don’t forget that you can also make your own templates with this project – see the… Continue reading

Issue 36 of Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine on sale!

Issue 36 of Love Patchwork & Quilting is on sale now, along with our free bumper block book of 50 designs from our very own Sarah Griffiths (sponsored by Purple Stitches). Read on to see what else is in store for our summer of quilting, and treat yourself to the new issue today! UK readers can… Continue reading