There’s no better place than Liberty at Christmas! Inspired by their recent Season’s Greetings collection, we talked with Mary-Ann Dunkley, Head of Design at Liberty Fabrics, to find what went into the creation of the fabric range. What was your initial starting point for designing the Season’s Greetings collection? I was inspired by our incredible Christmas department which opens in the… Continue reading
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.
Ho ho ho! We spy a friendly Father Christmas behind today’s door of our Quilty Advent calendar! For day 9 we’ve created this sweet little Santa tag for you to sew, including the FPP template. Isn’t he a cutie?
Shout to the super-talented and lovely Laura Cunningham for designing our awesome glitter gift tags in issue 53. As a special treat, Laura’s created this bonus set of Christmas gift tags just for you here on the blog. Get ready to sew it sparkly… scroll down for the full tutorial.
Honestly is there a more fun charity idea than Christmas Jumper Day? We can’t think of one. Today is the day that co-workers, friends and family are decking themselves out in festive apparel to raise money for Save The Children. Visit christmasjumperday.org to get involved, or why not give use the day as an excuse to indulge in… Continue reading
Give Half Square Triangles a festive twist with Susan Standen‘s Christmas star quilt tutorial. Read on for our free step-by-step guide to how to cut, piece and quilt this striking geometric quilt with a festive touch. Susan’s used aqua and teal shades as the foundation for this quilt’s frosty colour palette, adding grey accent shades and a splash of yellow to… Continue reading
Issue 40 of Love Patchwork & Quilting is on sale now, along with our free hand piecing templates! 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 to… Continue reading
Download your templates for issue 40 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 to… Continue reading
We’re feeling in the festive spirit big style today, especially after spotting this Christmas fabric collection, Hip Holiday by Josephine Kimberling for Blend Fabrics. The mix of retro graphics with a modern twist of the traditional Christmas palette is spot on – now we just need Santa!