Pat Bravo and The Custard Factory!

Art Gallery Fabrics at The Custard Factory

No it’s not a book about fabric maven Pat Bravo winning a ticket to visit a custard factory – it was our big day out! Last week the Love Patchwork & Quilting team were lucky to enough to meet Pat Bravo, the leading creative force behind Art Gallery Fabrics! We found out all about Pat… Continue reading

Vote for Spoonflower fabric!

spoonflower contest

You’ve got one day left to vote in our exclusive competition run in collaboration with those fabric printing pioneers Spoonflower! It’s good to have a few tricks up your sleeve when you find yourself in a pinch, and for us that’s our quilting kit of trusty tools and nifty notions! So this week Love Patchwork &… Continue reading

The Handmade Fair – Kirstie Allsopp’s pick of the week: The Quilt Room

Log Cabin Sparkles by Pam & Nicky Lintott

“The great joy in putting together an event like The Handmade Fair is the people I get to work with.  Everyone coming has a story to tell, something to teach, and we can all learn a thing or two.  I want to share as much about our experts and the people selling their wares so… Continue reading

Issue 10 on sale now

On sale now! Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine issue 10

Issue 10 of Love Patchwork & Quilting is on sale now, and with it the sun is out too – hooray! It’s officially summer time and with issue 10 on sale now, we think you’re set for summer lovin’ of the fabric kind.  Editor Jen obviously has one eye on her summer holidays and has filled this issue… Continue reading

Become a fabric designer with Spoonflower

Spoonflower competition

We’re giving you the opportunity to become a fabric designer! Each week Spoonflower, the first company to make it possible for individuals to create, print and sell their own fabric, posts a new fabric-design contest to get your creative juices flowing. We’re super-excited to announce  a very special competition in which you have the chance to… Continue reading

How to frame a quilt block

Fat Quarter Shop's Kimberly Jolly

How clever is this video showing how to frame a quilt block, by The Fat Quarter Shop‘s Kimberly Jolly?! You often have a spare block from a quilt, a BOM you’ve tried out, or even just fabric you pieced for the hell of it and want to show off. We love the idea of a… Continue reading

How to organise your sewing room

Jeni Baker Issue 8 Love Patchwork & Quilting

Inside issue 8, our regular columnist and go-to girl for stitching advice Jeni Baker reveals her top tips for how to organise your sewing room. Whether you’re lucky enough to actually have a sewing room, or work on the kitchen table / corner of the sitting room / in the shed, Jeni has practical and… Continue reading

Win Camille Roskelley fabric + thread!

Camille Roskelley giveaway

Issue 8 is on sale NOW with a Camille Roskelley creation as the cover star! To celebrate the gorgeous cover quilt by Camille Roskelley, we’ve got one box of Simplify threads (12 colours, 50 wt and totally dreamy) courtesy of the lovely folks at Aurifil AND two layer cakes of the new Bonnie & Camille fabric collection,… Continue reading

A Valentine’s Rose – just so romantic!

Valentine Rose by Tanya Whelan

The look of love is in your… fabric! Treat yourself or someone special to a bunch of Valentine Rose fabric from Tanya Whelan! We jut adore this romantic collection that still satisfies our modern tastes with clean lines and bold colours. Even if hearts and roses aren’t normally your bag, it’s hard to resist getting… Continue reading

How to make a fabric heart

Love Fabric Featured

Handmade gifts are such a lovely idea for Valentine’s Day, so we want to show you how to make a fabric heart. Add a chic edge to your creation using Liberty Lifestyle fabric as Needles&Lemons’ Judith Dahmen has done here with scraps from Liberty’s Stile and Bloomsbury collections. However you can use any fabric from… Continue reading