Today’s Quilter issue 56 is here

With a new year on the horizon, we’ve packed issue 56 with fresh projects to get you looking forward to a fresh start and to lift your spirits once the festivities coming to an end. Snap up your copy here or read on to see what we’ve got in store for you…

Today's Quilter magazine issue 56

There are historical designs getting a new lease of life, winter-themed makes to cosy up under and repeating blocks for some mindful stitching. Wondering what your 2020 resolutions should be? Why not join us in de-cluttering our stash by making a variety of versatile and scrap-friendly designs that we’ve collated in our stellar scrapbusting supplement, exclusively with issue 56. From a log cabin variation, to star blocks and a selvedges quilt, you’re spoilt for choice!


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The projects

Scrappy Triplet: Use up your most treasured scraps in this issues gorgeous cover quilt, Carolyn Forster’s stash-friendly project.

Scrap fabric quilt pattern

Cable Knit: Put your curved piecing skills to the test with Lin Clements’ cosy cable quilt.

Curved piecing quilt pattern

Manor Cross: Get inspired by Nicola Dodd’s take on the iconic Patchwork of the Crosses design.

Patchwork of the crosses quilt pattern

Chain reaction: Perfect for beginners – alternate two basic blocks to create Lynne Goldsworthy’s stunning, symmetrical beauty.

Lynne Goldsworthy Quilt Pattern

Hopping Through the Holly: Complete Victoria Carrington’s seasonal cushion series by appliquéing a cheery little robin.

Applique robin cushion pattern

All this, plus…

Jane Rae travels to beautiful Tuscany and indulges in its textile history, stitch Janet Clare’s second block in her new Block of the Month series, get back to basics and delve into the fascinating origins of the needle and thread, and perfect your on-point setting skills with Lin Clements’ Essential Guide.

Today's Quilter Block of the Month