How to Foundation Paper Piece using a light box

Daylight Company Wafer lightbox

There’s nothing more pleasing than a perfectly neat, flawlessly fussy cut block – and that’s a fact. Lucky for you, we’ve teamed up with Daylight Company to teach you how to Foundation Paper Piece using a light box and freezer paper, for satisfyingly fault-free blocks each and every time.

Farmers Market sewalong: bonus project! FPP fish pattern

Farmers Market Fish block by Susi Bellingham

Have you been taking part in our Farmers Market Block of the Month Sewalong? The adorable foundation paper pieced (FPP) patterns by Susi Bellingham kicked off in issue 52, with a new row added every issue. If you can’t get enough, why not try your hand at these FPP fish? You will need Makes two blocks… Continue reading

Pattern Correction: Issue 55 Rows of Rainbows

We’ve noticed a small error in the instructions for the Rows of Rainbows quilt by Lynne Goldsworthy in issue 55. On p79, step 6 should read: ‘Foundation Paper Piece the diamond templates using the dark fabric 3.5in x 6.5in rectangles for Section 1, then charcoal 2.5in x 5in rectangles for Sections 2 and 5 and the background fabric 2.5in x 5in… Continue reading

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 24 stocking FPP template

Day 24 stocking FPP square

It’s the final day in our advent calendar – tomorrow we won’t be posting as we’ll be at home with our families, curled up under a quilt opening presents and eating mince pies! We’re ending the series with a topical freebie for you – a free foundation paper piecing template to sew up a sweet Christmas… Continue reading

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 19 FPP bauble

Day 19 Bauble FPP tag 2 square

With Christmas just a few days away, the odds are you’ve already decked your halls, so why not treat yourself to a night in with this quick-stitch project for day 19 of our Quilty Advent Calendar series? Read on to download our free foundation paper piecing bauble template. 

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 9 Free Santa FPP template

Foundation paper piecing santa template

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?

Quilty Advent Calendar: Day 6 Win Moss & Lotus treats **closed

Day 6 Advent Moss Lotus

It’s day 6 of our Quilty Advent calendar and we’ve got an enchanting seasonal giveaway from Moss and Lotus for you today!

Foundation Paper Piecing tutorial

Foundation Paper Piecing tutorial

Foundation Paper Piecing is oh-so-rewarding when you see what awesome shapes you can achieve, one piece at at time. It takes a bit of practice the first time you have a go but the LPQ team is full of converts to this addictive technique. First time FPP’ing? We’ve put together this free tutorial to show you… Continue reading

Download your issue 51 templates today

Love Patchwork & Quilting blueberry ripple quilt

Our new issue hits the shops this week! Download your templates for issue 51 of Love Patchwork & Quilting below… 

Get your FPP on for Christmas Jumper Day!

Christmas jumper quilt block

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