Are you sewing along with #100Days100Blocks2017 on instagram?

Sarah quilt challenge

Here on the LPQ team, we’re well and truly in the block-sewing zone at the mo! Alice and Sarah are taking part in the #100Days100Blocks2017 instagram sewalong (you can see one of Sarah’s latest blocks, above). We’re loving seeing our insta-feed filling up with blocks from fellow quilters who are tackling the scrap-busting challenge. Over 500 people and counting are taking part in… Continue reading

Common quilting mistakes (and how to avoid them)

Keera Jobs Flying Geese quilt

Last month, Keera Job ‘fessed up on Instagram to a mammoth unpicking session during the making of her Flying Geese Quilt: cover star of our Indie Designer Handbook in issue 43. Keera’s honestly really made us smile. Let’s face it, we’ve been there ourselves with the post-midnight unpicking sessions. It also gave us an idea for this blog… Continue reading

Oh hello little fellows! Snail Paced Sew-Along #snailday

Snail paced sewalong

Slow sewing is all the rage at the mo, and there’s no better way to while away a few hours of the weekend in our eyes. When it comes to patchwork pace, we’re taking it to the next level  and joining in with Gnome Angel’s Snail Paced Sew-Along. We challenge you to find a more fun… Continue reading