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Love Patchwork & Quilting

Love Patchwork & Quilting

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Love Patchwork & Quilting is the brand new magazine from the makers of Mollie Makes and Simply Crochet. Every issue features fresh, modern, step-by-step projects for quilts, cushions, home style and gifts, with something for every skill level. In addition there are fascinating features and interviews, the latest fabric and trends, plus news, reviews and ideas to inform and inspire you. Essential reading for every modern quilter! ****Note: This digital edition is not printable and does not include the covermount items or supplements you would find with printed copies***

País:
United Kingdom
Idioma:
English
Editor:
Immediate Media Company London Limited
Periodicidad:
Monthly
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6 min.
dear deer

Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer had… perfect points and ¼in seams! That’s how the song goes, right?! Mariana Diaz has put together the sweetest pattern just in time for Christmas, complete with quirky deer with patchwork antlers. This beginner-friendly Dear Deer design is just the thing to get you in the festive spirit, with easy-piece blocks that you can batch piece or tackle one by one. It’s available in baby, throw and twin sizes too, so you can put on some Christmas flicks and snuggle under it with the whole family, no matter how big! Get yours from sewmariana.com ON THE TREE Who fancies a festive FPP project? Cassandra Beaver’s whipped up these beautiful blocks for her new Festive Baubles quilt pattern, complete with clear instructions and easy-use templates so even FPP newbies…

2 min.
winter wreath

YOU WILL NEED • White fabric: ½yd• Dark green fabric: 6in square• Light green fabric: ⅛/ 8 yd• Red fabric: 3in square• Binding fabric: ¼yd• Backing fabric: 20in square• Batting: 20in square FINISHED SIZE • 17in square PICK A CONTRAST COLOUR TO STAND OUT AGAINST YOUR PIECED STAR BLOCKS CUTTING OUT 1 From the white fabric cut: One hundred and twenty eight (128) 1½in squares (A). Six (6) 3½in squares (B). One (1) 3½in x 9½in (C). Two (2) 1½in x 15½in. Two (2) 1½in x 17½in. 2 From the dark green fabric cut: Twelve (12) 1½in squares (D). 3 From the red fabric cut: Four (4) 1½in squares (D). 4 From the light green fabric cut: Sixty four (64) 1½in squares (E). 5 From the binding fabric cut: Two (2) 2¼in x WOF. PIECING THE STAR BLOCKS 6 Place one A…

6 min.
pixel penguin

YOU WILL NEED • Fabric A (black) 1yd• Fabric B (white) 1yd• Fabric C (turquoise) (includes binding) 1⅛/ yds• Fabric D (aqua) one (1) fat eighth• Fabric E (yellow) one (1) fat eighth• Fabric F (white on white) 1½yds• Backing fabric: 4yds• Batting: 68in square FINISHED SIZE • 60in square USE A TEXTURED TWO-TONE WHITE BACKGROUND TO ACHIEVE A SNOWY EFFECT! NOTES Seam allowance is ¼in throughout, unless otherwise noted. Press seams open throughout, unless otherwise instructed. RST = right sides together. WOF = width of fabric. Press all fabrics well before cutting. Fabric supplied by Wool Warehouse (woolwarehouse.com) FABRICS USED Solid fabrics are all Kona Cotton Solids by Robert Kaufman in Black, White, Breakers, Aqua and Sunny. Fabric F is Twist White by Dashwood Studio Fabrics. Backing fabric is Merry and Bright Baubles, also by…

4 min.
oh, you are fussy!

In my experience, the term ‘fussy cutting’ usually elicits one reaction or another from a quilter. Some enjoy the technique and think of beautifully intricate quilts pieced from precision-cut sections of fabric. Others detest the thought of meticulously cutting cute, tiny motifs and struggle with the idea of fabric being as holey as Swiss cheese. Others aren’t even sure what fussy cutting actually is. So let’s clear that part up, shall we? Fussy cutting can, indeed, be the act of meticulously cutting cute, tiny motifs and turning perfectly good fabric into some semblance of Swiss cheese. And yes, those perfectly cut tiny motifs can and often do make for some intricate, jaw-dropping quilts. But it can also be far simpler. Have you ever tried to align a fabric print in such…

4 min.
rockin' around

YOU WILL NEED • Fifteen (15) prints: ¼yd each• Binding fabric: ½yd• Backing fabric: 3yds• Batting: 50in square• One (1) copy of the Tree Skirt template USE UP YOUR SEASONAL SCRAPS FOR THIS PROJECT – THE PIECES ARE JUST 2 1/2IN WIDE! FINISHED SIZE • 44in diameter NOTES Seam allowances are ¼in, unless otherwise noted. Press seams open for each pieced segment, then to the side when joining segments together. RST = right sides together. WST = wrong sides together. WOF = width of fabric. Template includes seam allowance. For directional prints, Jess arranged them with the bottom of the print towards the outer edge of the tree skirt. To do this, arrange fabrics so the larger end of the triangle is the bottom edge. Fabric supplied by Ruby Star Society (rubystarsociety.com). FABRICS USED Fabrics are from…

1 min.
discover more

Here in the UK, the American Museum in Britain has a collection of 250 quilts ranging in date from the eighteenth to mid–twentieth centuries. Queen Kapi’olan’s Fan Quilt and the Hawaiian Quilt pictured here are vibrant examples of the dramatic red and white colour combination found in so many heritage quilts. Linda Boynton Arthur sheds light on how this colourway evolved when she wrote about the early arrival of Turkey Red fabric on the islands which was literally pounded on to bark cloth to create red appliqué shapes. She writes about ‘pau’i’ula’ meaning ‘to beat in red’. By contrast, the calming blue colours of the Poni-mo’i Quilt (see previous page) celebrate the carnation flower brought to the island by settlers. A lost-in-translation moment meant that the flower design became known…