Love Patchwork & Quilting 99

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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13 Issues

in this issue

1 min
sew the rainbow!

Colour is such a personal thing. While my home and handmade wardrobe may be overflowing with neutral blues, greys and burnt oranges, my quilts have always well and truly been a celebration of colour. I’ve spent many an hour scrolling through Pinterest for palette inspiration or Instagram for striking combos, so if you’re like me and can’t always find the perfect pairing yourself, may I point you in the direction of our handy colour wheel and nifty booklet? One of our fave fabric designers Giuseppe Ribaudo (aka Giucy Giuce) is armed with tips and tricks to help you get colour confident with all your quilts, while the wheel does half the work for you! The main mag is brimming with gorgeous quilts and fun ideas to sew the rainbow too……

1 min
colour your world

How confident are you at picking colours for your projects? Whether you can colour match with your eyes shut or need a little guidance now and then, our tried and tested colour wheel tool is here to make choosing colours a breeze! Super-easy to use, it's arranged in a radiant rainbow of twelve pure colours, with tints, tones and shades too. All you have to do is pick a fabric, find the closest match on the colour wheel, position the hexie window over your fabric and spin the dial to discover the best colour combos to go with it. To make your quilting life even sweeter, we've put together an easy-to-follow guide to understanding colour and different ways to combine fabrics for any project. Plus, king of colour, Giuseppe Ribaudo…

5 min
out there

A breath of fresh air Breathe deep and take in the natural splendour and uplifting colour palette of The Oak Moth Quilt, the latest offering from Lindsey of Pen + Paper Patterns. Taking inspiration from the great outdoors, the quilt combines the cutest moths with stylised leaves to create a design that’ll make any nature-loving heart sing! It’s traditionally pieced (no templates needed!), pairing simple strips with easy Corner-square Triangles, and has a finished size of 57in x 67½in. Nab yourself a copy at, or IN THE BAG Never be without a shopping bag for those unexpected sprees ever again! This gorgeous tote, designed by Melody Miller and made by accessory brand Meori, is exactly what you need. Made from durable, lightweight nylon fabric, stash it away into its mini bag…

3 min
hugs and kisses

YOU WILL NEED • Blue/green/chartreuse (cool) prints: nine (9) fat quarters• Orange/pink (warm) prints: eight (8) fat quarters• Background fabric (cream): 4yds• Binding fabric: 5/ 8 yd• Batting: 80in square• Backing fabric: 4½yds FINISHED SIZE • 72in square A WAVY CROSS HATCH QUILT PATTERN COMPLEMENTS THIS DESIGN PERFECTLY NOTES • Seam allowances are ¼in, unless otherwise noted.• Press after each seam.• Press seams open throughout, unless otherwise instructed.• RST = right sides together.• WOF = width of fabric.• Batting is 279 Cotton Mix 80:20 (• Lynne used Aurifil 50wt thread for piecing and 40wt for quilting (• For basting, Lynne used Odif 505 spray ( FABRICS USED Print fabrics are from the Blooming Bunch collection by Maureen McCormick for Moda Fabrics ( CUTTING OUT 1 From the cool prints cut a total of: Twenty five (25) 4½in x 18in strips.…

3 min
summer stars

YOU WILL NEED • Cool prints: twenty five (25) 4½in x 7½in• Warm prints: twenty four (24) 4½in x 7½in• Background fabric: 23/4yds• Binding fabric: ½yd• Batting: 62in square• Backing fabric: 3½yds FINISHED SIZE • 54in square IF YOU'RE RAIDING YOUR STASH, WARM AND COOL SOLIDS WORK WELL WITH THE PRINTS TOO! NOTES • Seam allowances are ¼in, unless otherwise noted.• Press seams open throughout, unless otherwise instructed.• Press all fabrics well before cutting.• HST = Half-square Triangle.• RST = right sides together.• WOF = width of fabric. FABRICS USED Print fabrics are from the Blooming Bunch collection by Maureen McCormick for Moda Fabrics ( CUTTING OUT BLOCK 1 1 From the cool prints cut a total of: Twenty five (25) 3in squares. Twenty five (25) 4½in squares. 2 From the warm prints, cut a total of: Twenty four (24) 3in…

6 min
flight of fancy

YOU WILL NEED Fabrics in eight colours (red, teal, purple, green, grey, pink, brown and blue) in the following shades: THE SUBTLE BACKING FABRIC IS A CALM COMPLEMENT TO THE BUSY COLOUR-PACKED BLOCKS! • Darkest shade: one (1) fat quarter each• Medium dark shade: one (1) fat eighth each• Medium light shade: one (1) fat eighth each• Lightest shade: ½yd each• Background fabric: 1yd• Backing fabric: 33/4yds• Binding fabric: ½yd• Batting: 64in square FINISHED SIZE • 56in square NOTES Seam allowances are ¼in throughout, unless otherwise noted. Press seams open throughout, unless otherwise instructed. RST = right sides together. WOF = width of fabric. HST = Half-square Triangle. Starch and press all fabrics well before cutting. Pattern assumes fabric width is at least 42in. Quilted by Andrea Walker ( Fabric supplied by Art Gallery Fabrics ( FABRICS…