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.

Win all the stash you need to sew Flower Shop cushions

Flower Shop cushions

Get stitching Lou Orth’s plucky patchwork pentagons from issue 64 with this great giveaway! We’re giving away a bumper stash bundle to make this pair of Flower Shop cushions.

Why we’re hooked on floral prints & pentagons

patchwork pentagon cushions

When Lou Orth created our quick and cheery Flower Shop cushions for issue 64, we fell in love at first sight. We take a look at the fabrics that make this project sing…

Born in the USA: quilting stores round-up

1 Bloomerie Fabric

We love that Love Patchwork and Quilting is enjoyed all over the world! Take a look at these incredible USA stores and see if you can’t find that next fabric to fill up your stash.

Community news! Let’s all go on a handmade getaway

Authors_Handmade_Getaway_KarynValinoJacquelineSava

There are few things in life that we love more than getting together with friends to share what we’re sewing. So we were excited to hear of a new venture that’s aiming to support handmade gatherings of all shapes and sizes. Because who doesn’t love to sew along with fellow makers?

Calling all UK quilters! Win your own craft business

Fasthosts competition

Daydreaming of turning your love of fabric into a money-making adventure? Our new competition is here to help you make it happen…

Friday Fabric: ombre fun with Michael Miller fabrics

LPQ53 Think Pink quilt

What’s your colour crush? We’re feeling rosy with pink hues thanks to Lou Orth’s tone-on-tone mini quilt in issue 53. Give it a go and nail the trend for all things ombre! Inside the issue we’ll talk you through how to cleverly combine half square triangles in gently variating solid tones of the same colour – then add extra… Continue reading

Trend alert: folk art Fall {sponsored post}

As darker days approach we have a natural urge to cosy up at home with our latest patchwork project for company. In fact, several members of team LPQ are marvelling at how quickly our EPP long-term-WIPs are coming together as a result! It’s not just those slow stitching quilts that are keeping us busy –… 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

Add colour to your every day: from your quilts to your homewares

Gudrun 'Juliana' ceramic plate

The ethos between designing beautiful homewares and beautiful quilts have a lot in common. “A joyful home should inspire and invigorate” is the idea behind Gudrun Sjöden’s home range of textiles, ceramics and glass pieces. We feel much the same about the sunny quilt designs inside our 50th issue. “I aspire for my home range to… Continue reading