Win a Prinfab fabric bundle! (16 Fat Quarters to giveaway)

Win fat quarters of Prinfab fabric!

Us quilters are totally obsessed with fabric! If you’re anything like Team LP&Q, you spend your days trawling Instagram, looking for new prints that you ‘need’ for your next project. Prinfab have revolutionised our fabric finding with their bespoke prints. They turn patterns from some of the best Etsy designers into the fabric of your choice… Continue reading

Refresh your stash! Join in with the Great Fabric Swap

The great fabric swap 2017

Happy days! We’re officially launching the Great Fabric Swap today. We’re calling on quilters all around the world to join us and swap your unused fabrics with fellow fabric-hoarders. It’s the perfect way to give your fabric stash an instant refresh at the same time as sending and receiving the prettiest of post. We quilters have many things in common, but an instinctive habit… Continue reading

Seeing Double: Free Quilt Planner Download

We’re totally in love with Moira de Carvalho’s mirror image quilt in issue 44 – it’s the perfect way to show off your fave FQ bundle! We’ve got a handy downloadable quilt planner to help you plan your design, ensuring that your quilt is perfectly coordinated and that you only cut what you need – you can… Continue reading

#getyourquiltywishesgranted

Quilting fabric

We’re joining in with the instagram #getyourquiltywishesgranted hashtag this month, after seeing so many lovely posts fill up our feed with quilters around the world answering each others’ calls for a patchwork fairy godmother! Our post last week calling out for quilty wishes was answered by 258 quilters, and now it’s time for the fun bit! We’re going to… Continue reading

Star struck! New block of the month

Gravity quilt Block of the month

Hooray! Our ‘block of the month club’ radar is tingling as we’ve just signed up for some fun quilty post each month: we’re itching to get sewing the new Gravity quilt. It’s the star of the show of Purple Stitches‘ new Block of the Month club, starting this month. If you haven’t ever tried one, signing up to a block of… 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

The Knitting & Stitching Show 2015

Whatever your craft, The Knitting & Stitching Show 2015 is the definitive event for anyone with a love of stitch and crafts. With a huge range of supplies and workshops one offer (not to mention the amazing textile exhibitions for visitors to peruse) it really is a date for your diary!   Hosted at glorious… Continue reading

Top of the shops!

We’re mourning the end of Summer in the LP&Q office – so what better way to throw off the rainy day blues than with a spot of shopping? Shiny new website Sew.co.uk is our new go-to for all things fabric, and it’s a one-stop-shop for fabric, patterns, basics like needles and thread and even sewing… Continue reading