Fussy cut a fairytale EPP hoop!

LPQ66 fabric hexagon hoop

We were smitten the second we first saw Lou Orth’s Princess Party hoop! With it’s hand-pieced hexies and enchanting fabrics, it will brighten up any wall. Read on to find out about the Riley Blake collection that inspired this project…

Win a Daylight Company LUMI Lamp

Daylight Company LUMIN lamp

Light up your workspace! We’re giving away the latest lighting kit to brighten up your sewing room.

How to Foundation Paper Piece using a light box

Daylight 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