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

Modern quilt blocks series: bonus block (week 4)

Bonus quilt block 4

Let’s start the week with a treat! Read on to find out how to sew the last in our four-part series of bonus blocks for our Modern Quilt Blocks sewalong. We’ve got together with the lovely folk over at Art Gallery Fabrics to bring you our 32 Modern Quilt Blocks book with issue 50. Scroll down to find the fourth block… Continue reading

Modern quilt blocks series: bonus block (week 3)

Modern Quilt Blocks block 3

Hooray it’s Monday…. which an only mean one thing! It’s time to post the next in our series of bonus blocks for our Modern Quilt Blocks sewalong. In case you missed the back story bit, we’ve got together with the lovely folk over at Art Gallery Fabrics to bring you our 32 Modern Quilt Blocks book with issue… Continue reading

Modern Quilt Blocks: Bonus block (week 2)

Modern Quilt Blocks block 2

We’ve got together with the lovely folk over at Art Gallery Fabrics to bring you our 32 Modern Quilt Blocks book with issue 50. Scroll down to find the second block in our series of bonus block designs, here on the blog. We’ll be posting one bonus block a week here on the blog – catch them every… Continue reading

Modern Quilt Blocks: bonus block (week 1)

Quilt block cross block

Oh happy days! Our 50th issue is out now and (in case you missed it) and we’re just a bit excited about this month’s free cover gift. We’ve got together with the lovely folk over at Art Gallery Fabrics to bring you our 32 Modern Quilt Blocks book. As a special bonus for our blog readers, we’ll… Continue reading

Sew along with us! Join the #lpq32blocksSAL

32 Modern Quilt Blocks Love Patchwork & Quilting

Our 50th issue hits the shops today, and we couldn’t let our birthday pass without throwing a bit of a party to celebrate, so we’re planning a sewalong over on Instagram. Come and join us… it’s going to be so much fun!

We’re going to be on TV! Join us to celebrate 50 issues

Lucy Brennan project

Get your birthday hats and party poppers at the ready! Next week we’re celebrating our 50th issue. Where’s the time gone? We’re taking over Sewing Quarter TV next Wednesday to celebrate, and we’re planning a whole morning of patchwork programmes, featuring beautiful projects plus tips and tricks for your quilting. Plus we’ll be hosting an insta sewalong too – with some… Continue reading

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

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

Sew a rainbow! Free download: quilt planner

Sew a rainbow bright HSTs quilt

We’re busy stitching up super-speedy half-square triangles and square-in-squares today, inspired by Lynne Goldsworthy‘s Rainbow Brights star quilt in issue 41. This colour-popping quilt top design is a brilliant way to have fun with solids, but before you reach for your rotary cutters to join us, wait! We’ve got a handy downloadable quilt planner to help you plan… Continue reading