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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***

Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Immediate Media Company London Limited
Frequency:
Monthly
$12.30(Incl. tax)
$112.92(Incl. tax)
13 Issues

in this issue

1 min
quick & easy

As the days draw shorter and we inch closer to Christmas, I often find myself mince pie rich but notably time poor. All that socialising, gift shopping and food prepping means that I want my making to consist of speedy projects and easy wins. Luckily we’ve got plenty of those this issue, starting with Lou Orth’s super-simple, beginner-friendly cover quilt. Pairing classic squares and fun fabrics from one of our faves, FIGO Fabrics, it’s a no-brainer for those wanting to make a snuggle-worthy Christmas quilt in a weekend. Pick from cute cushions, festive paper-pieced decs and even a set of three patchwork gift bags (so long, wrapping paper!) amongst a handful of must-make quilts too. With this issue on hand you’re all set for a very merry handmade Christmas. Join us…

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5 min
out there

Llama Love We simply can’t get enough of Elizabeth Hartman’s adorable new quilt pattern, Little Llamas. Coming with detailed step-by-step instructions, the pattern can be used to make quilts in multiple sizes, including the 64in x 68in lap quilt pictured, which features a glorious range of colourful Robert Kaufman fabrics. You can keep these little guys cosy and warm with blankets and legwarmers made using charm squares or scraps from your stash! To download your very own copy of the pattern now, canter on over to elizabethhartman.com SUBSCRIBE NOW We’re so excited about our latest Love Patchwork & Quilting subscription offer! Sign up today to save over 25% on the shop price, and you’ll get your very own Sewline Starter Bundle thrown in – usually worth £40! You’ll be marking up perfect HSTs…

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2 min
meet the quilter: donna mcleod

How did you first get into quilting? I took a class on how to make a zippered pillowcase at a local sewing shop about four years ago. After making a few garments, I decided to try making a quilt because it seemed a lot more carefree and forgiving – and in my case, that turned out to be true! A couple of years later, I began designing my own quilt patterns. It’s a treat to be able to process my thoughts and feelings by getting them onto paper and then transforming them into a brand new quilt pattern. What’s your all-time favourite quilt pattern? Of mine? I’d say Metropolis [second image from top]. The design was a lightbulb moment for me. I remember enjoying doing all the math for each size option, which…

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2 min
peppermint party

YOU WILL NEED Fabric A (cream sparkle): 1¼yds Fabric B (mint sparkle): ½yd Fabric C (red trees): ½yd Fabric D (pink trees): ½yd Fabric E (green holly leaves): ½yd Binding fabric: ½yd Batting: 56in square Backing fabric: 3¼yds FINISHED SIZE 51in square USE FESTIVE FABRICS OR OPT FOR VERSATILE PRINTS YOU'LL LOVE ALL YEAR ROUND NOTES Seam allowance are ¼in throughout, unless otherwise noted. Press seams to one side, unless otherwise instructed. RST = right sides together. WOF = width of fabric. Press all fabrics well before cutting. Lou used Vlieseline Cotton mix 80/20batting (vlieseline.com). Quilted by Cath Brough (cumbrianlongarmquilting.co.uk). Fabrics supplied by FIGO Fabrics (figofabrics.com). FABRICS USED All fabrics used in this quilt are from the Peppermint collection designed by Dana Willard for FIGO Fabrics. CUTTING OUT 1 From Fabric A cut: One hundred and twenty…

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10 min
holly jolly

YOU WILL NEED Quilt Green fabric: 1yd Teal fabric: one (1) fat quarter Dark pink fabric: one (1) fat quarter Orange fabric: one (1) fat eighth Light pink: one (1) fat eighth Background fabric: 3yds Backing fabric: 4yds Binding fabric: ½yd Batting: 60in square FINISHED SIZE 55in square A CRISP WHITE BACKGROUND FABRIC REALLY MAKES THE COLOURS OF THIS QUILT POP! NOTES Seam allowances are ¼in throughout, unless otherwise noted. Always press your seams open, unless otherwise instructed. RST = right sides together. WOF = width of fabric. HST = Half-square Triangle. FABRICS USED Solid fabrics are all Kona Cotton Solids in Peapod, Bluegrass and Snow, by Robert Kaufman. Textured fabrics are from the Speckled collection by Ruby Star Society. CUTTING OUT 1 From the background fabric cut: Three (3) 6¼in x WOF. Subcut sixteen (16) 6¼in…

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8 min
twice as nice

YOU WILL NEED Fa La La cushion Fabric A (white): ½yd Fabric B (dark green): one (1) fat eighth Fabric C (mid green): one (1) fat eighth Fabric D (turquoise): one (1) fat eighth Fabric E (yellow): one (1) fat eighth Fabric F (peach): one (1) fat eighth Fabric G (pink): one (1) fat eighth Backing fabric: ⅜/ 8 yd Lining fabric: 19in square Batting: 19in square Pom-pom maker and yarn (optional) FINISHED SIZE 18in square THIS IS THE PERFECT QUICK AND EASY PROJECT FOR THE BUSY HOLIDAY PERIOD! NOTES Seam allowances are ¼in throughout, unless otherwise noted. Press seams open throughout, unless otherwise instructed. RST = right sides together. HST = Half-square Triangle. WOF = width of fabric. Press all fabrics well before cutting. Fabric supplied by Wool Warehouse (woolwarehouse.co.uk). FABRICS USED Fabrics are all…

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