Fri-yay Fabric! Autumn in Bluebell Wood

Autumn in Bluebell wood fabrics

OK it’s official. Here in the UK all the darker evenings and chilly Autumn air has given us a huge boost to our quilt productivity levels! We’re finishing old projects and starting new ones, so this obviously means it’s time to go fabric shopping (though we do find this is an urge that hits us… Continue reading

Fancy getting a bundle of Cotton + Steel in the post?

Cotton + Steel Jubilee collection

Oh ok then! We’ll send you one. Wait! All you have to do is subscribe to Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine – if you think about it that’s even better as you’ll get this beautiful bundle of fat quarters in the post AND your favourite quilting mag straight to your door each month! If you’re based here… Continue reading

Friday fabric: Here comes the fun!

Here Comes the Fun fabric

We’re a bit smitten with our office stash of Here Comes the Fun fabric by Art Gallery Fabrics. Ever since we featured them in our sunny cover quilt in issue 50, they’ve been brightening up the LPQ fabric stash (not that it was dull to begin with!). Filled with happy-making murals and vibrant colors, these eye-catching prints with… Continue reading

Friday Fabric: Michael Miller Cotton Couture

Love Patchwork & Quilting bias curve quilt

We’re loving the solids fabric trend! We got to have fun with appliqué this month and get clever with pieced strips to make this colour pop mini with cool curved style. You can find our mini quilt in issue 50 – it’s the perfect way to try some improv design and practise your curved piecing skills. Along the way we’ve become smitten with the solid… Continue reading

Win a copy of Wise Craft Quilts

Wise Craft Quilts

Blair Stocker’s heart-warming and practical book about quilting with cherished fabrics is one of our favourite reads of the year here on the LPQ team. Inside Wise Craft Quilts, she shares advice on how to quilt with different types of fabric, from denim to wedding dresses or baby’s first clothes, and celebrates the many reasons that we quilt… Continue reading

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