Love Patchwork & Quilting 96

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***

United Kingdom
Immediate Media Company London Limited
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13 Issues

in this issue

1 min
ombre sparkle

We’re delighted to show off a stunning rainbow quilt from Paula Steel’s gorgeous new book on the cover this issue. The fabric range used has just a touch of metallic glamour, and it makes me think of spring rainbows seen through April showers! Paula has some handy tips for you to speed up your piecing too. And, whether you’re a machine piecing speed demon or you prefer to indulge in a box set accompanied by a little hand sewing, we’ve projects to suit you! Relax with meditative EPP (don’t forget to use the templates you’ll get with the mag) or finish a cushion in a weekend with our supersized fussy cutting. Panels are another way to speed up your sewing, and they’re hugely popular right now, from personalised labels to…

3 min
hello hexies!

CUTTING OUT 1 Place your paper template onto the wrong side of your fabric and pin in place. Alternatively you could use a dab of glue to hold the template in place. Cut around the outer edge, leaving approx 1/4in of fabric on all sides. CORNER TACKING 2 Centre one hexagon template on the wrong side of the fabric and fold down the seam allowance on two edges. Pin or clip to hold in place (Fig A). 3 Thread your needle with waste thread. Beginning on the folded corner, going from right to left, push the needle through both flaps of fabric but not the paper. Pull the needle through and repeat to make another stitch in the same spot (backstitch) (Fig B). 4 Fold down the next seam allowance. Move to the next corner…

7 min
out there

For the record Step into the world of ’90s pop nostalgia with Lysa Flower’s newest collection, Rebel Girl, for PBS Fabrics. Prints feature retro beat boxes and cassette tapes, big hair and graffiti in a bold palette of hot pinks, neons and super-cool black and white. This quilt by Holly Clarke of Hold My Seam Ripper is calling to be made whilst singing along to your favourite songs at your machine, and pairs perfectly with the colourful collection! Perfect your curvy piecing and show off the bold prints in these chunky blocks – it's free on the PBS Fabrics website! FRESH BLOOMS Fall in love with the whimsical watercolours of Orangerie. This new collection for Dear Stella by Caitlin Wallace-Rowland brings fresh florals and foliage in an enchanting painterly style that will…

8 min
ombre sparkle

YOU WILL NEED • Ombre fabric in pink, red, orange, yellow, green, turquoise, blue and purple: ½yd each*• Background fabric: 4¾yds• Binding fabric: ¾yd• Backing fabric: 5yds• Batting: 84in square * If you are using non-ombre fabric, then you will need one fat quarter in dark and one fat quarter in light for each of the eight colours. You will also need one medium shade fat quarter in pink, orange, green and blue. FINISHED SIZE • 78in square NOTES Seam allowances are ¼in, unless otherwise noted. Press seams open throughout, unless otherwise instructed. RST = right sides together. WOF = width of fabric. FG = Flying Geese. HST = Half-square Triangle. FABRICS USED Ombre fabrics are from the Moda Ombre Confetti range by V & Co for Moda. CUTTING OUT 1 From each of the pink, orange, green and…

5 min
tickled pink

YOU WILL NEED Small cushion • Large scale print: at least 10½in square• Light pink solid: one (1) fat quarter• Medium pink solid: one (1) fat quarter• Dark pink print: one (1) fat eighth• Purple solid: one (1) fat eighth• Backing fabric: ½yd• Batting: 18in square• One (1) copy each of the Small Cushion FPP template Sections A–E• Two (2) copies each of the Small Cushion FPP template Sections F–G• Ricrac trim (optional): 2yds FINISHED SIZE • 15¾in square NOTES Seam allowances are ¼in throughout, unless otherwise noted. Press seams to one side, unless otherwise instructed. FPP = Foundation Paper Piecing. For FPP, set your stitch length to 1.5. FPP templates include seam allowance around the outer edge only. CUTTING OUT 1 From the large scale print fabric cut: One (1) 10½in square, centring the main motif. 2…

4 min
lift your mood

There’s no denying it, the Covid-19 pandemic has affected all of us in nearly every way imaginable. It’s tested our healthcare systems and frontline workers and put a strain on families the world over. It’s only natural that the pandemic would take its toll on our mental health as well. Personally, I’ve been coping with anxiety since I was a small child. I can recall memories from as far back as the age of two, and I honestly can’t remember a time or age when I haven’t dealt with it. It’s a part of my life now, and while I’ve learned how to manage and cope with it, I’ve definitely not been immune to increased anxiety throughout the pandemic. Working with my hands and creating something Tangible and beautiful has proren…