Is there anything more summery than a spot of English Paper Piecing with botanical prints in sunny shades? Lou's cheery EPP cushions are the perfect excuse to do just this. Plus, as they're not full quilts we get that lovely satisfaction of seeing them come together before our eyes in just a few stitching sessions.

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Lou has used Patty Sloniger's Flower Shop collection from Riley Blake Designs (available from EQS) for these designs. It's topping our summer fabric lust list with its combination of leafy prints, geo blenders and rich tones.


Lou OrthQuilt designer

Fabric addict Lou loves playing with colours and is constantly coming up with dreamy new quilt designs. The Oxfordshire-based designer’s work is featured regularly in Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine while her Instagram feed is a filled with inspiring modern patchwork in contemporary fabrics and colours.

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