Get into the Christmas spirit with issue 91 of Love Patchwork & Quilting! Gracey Larson’s row-by-row festive extravaganza is just the thing to make you excited for the holidays. Amy Ball’s Pixel Penguin quilt is full of beginner-friendly fun, while our collection of six quick gift ideas are the ultimate last-minute wins! Our new technique expert Kate Webber shows how to add simple cording to your quilting skills, while Jess Entwistle uses her stash to make a scrap-happy tree skirt. And you can’t miss out on Lynne Goldsworthy’s sweet retro reindeer design! If this doesn’t get you humming Christmas tunes whilst you sew, we don’t know what will…
Plus, the issue comes with a handy circle cutting tool so you can snip quarter, half and whole circles for appliqué or Drunkard’s Path piecing!
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Look inside issue 91!
Stitch up a row-by-row symphony of traditionally pieced blocks that’s sure to tickle your festive fancy!
Create the perfect quilt for chilly evenings in this supersized graphic quilt design
Reindeer and baubles and stars, of my! Take inspiration from Santa’s little helpers to piece a colourful skill-building quilt
Set your tree up for scrappy success with a strip-pieced tree skirt that’s sure to bring the fun every Christmas morning
Stuck for ideas this year? Take your pick from our selection of present patterns for the ultimate last-minute stocking fillers!
Use your new tool to cut whole, half and quarter circles for appliqué or piecing. We show you how!
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Issue 90, on sale September 2020
Issue 90 presented an in-depth Tula Pink booklet, brimming with engaging interviews, sneak peeks of her new Linework collection and exclusive patterns, including one from Tula herself!
Embrace your quilt crushes with issue 90 of Love Patchwork & Quilting! Nicola Dodd’s charming cover quilt is sure to ignite your love of piecing – sew stars and hearts with no templates! Yuliya Reshetnikova’s cute Granny Square-style cushions are quick and easy to make, while Lucy Ward’s sweet apple softie will brighten up any room. For a row-by-row challenge, why not try Kelli Marshall’s bright and modern Boho Rows design? And Lynne Goldsworthy’s Rainy Day Crossing pattern is the perfect way to show off your favourite collection.
Issue 89, on sale August 2020
We’re bringing you quick and easy projects to sew at home, using solid fabrics to make the piecing shine. Start off with something summery, with Nicola Dodd’s fun beach hut cover quilt, or dive straight in to Gracey Larson’s super-cute sewing-themed blocks. Joanna Marsh’s Retro Groove quilt is just the thing to ignite a love of curved piecing, while Paula Steel’s structured wall hanging is a real work of art. Learn pro bagmaking skills and pop your WIP projects into Debbie von Grabler-Crozier’s stylish project tote bag. Plus, check out our handy Dresden template too!
Issue 88, on sale July 2020
We’ve set you up with 30 starry pins with issue 88 so that you can sew all your patchwork projects in style
Sew Half-square Triangles in sunny shades with Allison Jensen’s charming cover quilt, and stitch up a matching cushion with your sweetest scraps. Jo Hart has made a collection of fun fruity quilt blocks to help you learn Foundation Paper Piecing, while Jess Entwistle’s patchwork shopper is a cute and easy project.
Your gift this issue: Get set for quilting success with our cool coral marking tool and tip-filled bonus booklet.
Issue 87 of Love Patchwork & Quilting is here to help you stay home and sew. It’s filled with easy projects to kick-start your quilting mojo – start with Bobbie Gentili’s rainbow cover quilt or Lou Orth’s colour pop Bear Paw blocks. Jane Foster’s felt face cushions are sure to put a smile on your face, while Lucy Ward’s plushie puppies are the ultimate fun make! We’ve even got some great ideas to use up your pre-cut Layer Cakes and Jelly Rolls.
Your gift this issue: Enjoy making quick and easy blocks with a neat hexagon Log Cabin template set!
Make it modern with issue 86 of Love Patchwork & Quilting. We’re giving classic blocks a contemporary makeover, starting with Nicole Calver’s striking cover quilt. Boost your skills with Karen Lewis’ beginner-friendly Lone Star design or make a quick-sew quilt top with bold ombre shades. And trust us when we say Andy Knowlton’s star-themed sampler quilt is out of this world…
Our columnist Kate Basti chats three ways to organise fabric scraps, whilst we get to know blogger, designer and author Rachel Hauser a little more. Plus! Join in with our new applique block of the month series – think soothing shades and Scandi florals… swoon!
Your gift this issue: Boost your skills and show off your prints with Lynne Goldsworthy’s new medallion design.
Bold piecing and bright colours… feast your eyes on issue 85 of Love Patchwork & Quilting. Sew classic Half-square Triangles with Amy Smart’s cute cover cushion – there’s a scrappy quilt to go with it, too! Stitch the rainbow with Kate Webber’s happy hexagon pouch or try fabric weaving with our complete step-by-step guide. Lynne Goldsworthy’s Chasing Rainbows quilt is a great way to have fun with appliqué, and our full Block of the Month reveal is sure to get you reaching for your stash!
- Give the Orange Peel block an appliqué update with solid shades and a modern floral design
- Join us in celebrating our favourite meal of the day with a colourful Foundation Paper Pieced quilt…
- Add a pop of colour to your sofa with a pair of simple appliqué cushions
- Nail the trend for all things tropical with easy-stitch appliqué leaves scattered over simple strips of print
- Raid your fabric stash and mix and match prints with your triangle template to add some playful patchwork to your home décor
Nicole Calver’s impressive cover quilt plays with print pop piecing to make a striking medallion design. For those scrap happy quilters amongst us, Julianna Gasiorowska’s Alphabet Soup pattern is sure to please, while Debbie von Grabler-Crozier’s bear and bunny baskets are the perfect storage for your offcuts. If solids are more your thing, why not try Jemima Flendt’s graphic Love Triangle design? And if you’re in the mood for some soothing hand stitching, look no further than Joanna Marsh’s geometric EPP cushion. Order your copy today and have a sneak peek at the projects below.
Plus! Feast your eyes on our set of fruity templates, perfect for hand, machine or iron-on appliqué.
Your gift this issue: Prepping fabrics is a breeze with our stylish self-healing cutting mat.
Joanna Marsh’s FPP cover quilt makes easy work of spinning star blocks, and celebrates your most treasured prints. Piece easy-sew rockets with Caroline Hadley’s fun and unique quilt, or master a dimensional diamond design thanks to Lou Orth. Curves are made simple in Art Gallery Fabrics’ Sweet Spot pattern, and Lysa Flower teaches us all a new technique with her bold chenille banner. Plus, Debbie von Grabler Crozier’s three-piece travel set is a must!
Your gift this issue: Piece eye-catching angles with our tumbler templates – we even have a mini quilt pattern to match!
Opt for bursts of colour in Stephanie Luiere’s Urban Medallion quilt or play with four fiery shades in Kelli Marshall’s Wildifre design. Striking striped blocks meet clever pieced curves in Nicole Calver’s Arctic Circle pattern, while Allison Richter’s unique Bird Song quilt is the ultimate skill-builder. Need a quick quilty fix? Try Lucy Brennan’s scrap-tastic table set or Kate Webber’s bespoke bunting.
Your gift this issue: Perfectly trimmed blocks are just a tool away! Use our handy 6½in square ruler to cut Half- and Quarter-square Triangles.
You’ll be spoilt for choice, with 18 festive designs to make and give. Kick things off with Susan Standen’s Fire & Ice cover quilt, or opt for even more angles with Caroline Hadley’s Northern Lights FPP block. Daisy Aschehoug’s Peppermint Swirl quilt is a cute into to curves, while Jess Entwistle’s quilt and cushion combo is the ultimate piecing party. Count down to the big day with Susi Bellingham’s advent calendar, or piece rainbow trees to make Lysa Flower’s retro present sack – the prettiest package to wake up to on Christmas morning!
Your gift this issue: Give your quilts a professional finish with our 2-in-1 binding tool and set of binding clips!
Get set for Christmas with issue 79 of Love Patchwork & Quilting! Embrace wintery pastels and simple FPP with Jenn Nevitt’s frosty cover quilt. Nothing beats curling up under an almost-finished quilt to add some textured hand quilting – do just that with Amanda McCabe’s supersize snowflake design. There’s plenty of time to whip up some gifts too, so why not try Jess Entwistle’s homespun kitchenware or Jo Carter’s seasonal stag heads?! And if you’re after a quick finish, Susi Bellingham’s FPP snow globes are both super-cute and easy to make your own.