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***

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United Kingdom
Immediate Media Company London Limited
US$ 78,16
13 Números

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1 min.
note from the ed

What extraordinary times we find ourselves in! We’re thinking of all of our readers, contributors and friends around the world in this uncertain time – stay home, be safe, feel well! The LP&Q team are now all working remotely from home trying to find our new normal and keep up business as usual as far as we can. We understand that, with so many of us confined to our homes, it could be more difficult to get hold of LP&Q. So, we’re here to help. Here are some ways for you to guarantee you receive mags in the months to come… HOME DELIVERY Many newsagents will deliver copies to your home, or they’ll reserve a copy for you if you are able to go out. BECOME A REGULAR SUBSCRIBER We run offers…

2 min.
hello hexie

USING YOUR TEMPLATES 1 Use the Hexagon Log Cabin Centre template to fussy cut the fabric you would like to feature at the centre of your block (Fig 1). You can use a rotary cutter, or trace around the template and then cut out with scissors. The template includes a ¼in seam allowance, so use the dashed line to see which parts of the fabric will show on your final block. 2 Trim strips of fabric to 1½in wide. You will sew the strips around the centre hexagon, and use the Hexagon Round template to trim the strips as you work. If you're not confident with your seams, you can cut slightly wider strips and also trim across the top of the template as you add the strips in steps 3–6. 3 Sew…

6 min.
out there

Quilted wardrobe Picture this: you're wrapped up nice and warm in your favourite quilt. Bliss, right?! Now what if someone said you could have that very experience outside of the house? New York-based design studio Haptic Lab's quilted coats are everything our outerwear dreams are made of, bringing our favourite quilt blocks and timeless straight line quilting to anyone's wardrobe. Pick from punchy red Flying Geese or soothing blue curves – they even use their scrap fabrics to make more abstract designs! Check out their range at FLAT FAT STACK As sustainability becomes a bigger focus for so many of us, Paintbrush Studio Fabrics are revolutionising their approach to the typical fat quarter with the Flat Fat Stack. Multiple fat quarters are printed on one sheet of fabric, creating less fabric waste…

6 min.
pineapple party

YOU WILL NEED Low volume fabrics: 6yds total Coloured fabrics: 6yds total Batting: 66in square Backing fabric: 4yds Binding fabric: ½yd Sixty four (64) copies of the Pineapple FPP Quilt template FINISHED SIZE 60in square NOTES Seam allowance is ¼in throughout, unless otherwise noted. Press seams to one side, unless otherwise instructed. FPP templates include seam allowance around the outer edge only. For templates, see p85. FPP = Foundation Paper Piecing. RST = right sides together. WOF = width of fabric. For FPP, set your stitch length to 1.5. LAY OUT YOUR BLOCKS ON A DESIGN WALL OR FLAT SURFACE FOR AN EVEN MIX OF PRINTS CUTTING OUT The measurements listed for fabrics include generous overage for wiggle room while paper piecing. 1 From the low volume fabrics cut: One hundred and seven (107) 2in x…

4 min.
lucky star

YOU WILL NEED ¦ Fabric A (light blue) 1/8 yd Fabric B (turquoise) ¼yd Fabric C (mid blue) ¼yd ¦ Fabric D (navy) 3/8 yd Fabric E (dark purple) ½yd Fabric F (light purple) 3/ 8 yd Fabric G (red) ¼yd Fabric H (orange) ¼yd ¦ Fabric I (yellow) 1/8 yd Background fabric: 2yds Backing fabric: 4yds Batting: 72in square Binding fabric: ½yd FINISHED SIZE 62in square NO Y SEAMS! STRIP PIECING MAKES THE CONSTRUCTION OF THIS QUILT QUICK AND EASY NOTES Seam allowances are ¼in unless otherwise noted. Press seams open throughout, unless otherwise instructed. WOF = width of fabric. HST = Half-square Triangle. FABRICS USED All fabrics are Kona Cotton Solids by Robert Kaufman. CUTTING OUT 1 From each of Fabrics A and I cut: One (1) 3in x WOF strip. 2 From each of Fabrics B…

4 min.
scrap happy

Let’s talk scraps. Love them or hate them, there’s no way around them. They multiply, seemingly overnight, with every project cut into, and sometimes they just plain stress me out. How small is too small? Will I actually use this someday? Should I just throw it out? But isn’t that a waste? I’ve been quilting for six years now, and it took me the better part of five of those years to finally get a grasp of how to work with scraps. My old method of dealing with them was a bit of an “out of sight, out of mind” approach. I’d toss them in a storage bin, pat myself on the back for not wasting money by tossing them in the trash instead and then promptly ignore them. Over time…