Love Patchwork & Quilting 103

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
Language:
English
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Immediate Media Company London Limited
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13 Issues

in this issue

1 min
merry & bright

As I pen this from the comfort of my own home, the windows are open, the sun is shining and the birds outside are chirping. Summer is in full flow so naturally I’m writing about… Christmas! As I’ve learned over the years, nothing will get in the way of us quilters and our seasonal sewing. We’re a committed bunch and there are festive quilts and handmade gifts to be made! We’re helping you get into the Christmas spirit this issue with an array of modern, beginner-friendly projects, including two adorable ideas that use your bonus appliqué templates (there’s 50 to choose from, Christmas really has come early!). And if your family is anything like mine, it’ll be a no-brainer to give the big day a patchwork twist with Wendy Chow’s…

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1 min
templates galore!

The possibilities are endless with this set of 50 festive templates, allowing you to practise your appliqué precision to perfection. Whether you're a seasoned appliqué pro or a total newbie, these templates will be a great addition to your quilting supplies while you're stitching up a storm this holiday period. With designs ranging from traditional fir trees and snowflakes, to adorable Christmas critters like robins and reindeer, as well as cosy winter warmers like jumpers, earmuffs and warm cups of tea, there really is something for every festive project. You can get started with your handy templates right away with Kate Webber's projects in this issue: head to p42 to try your hand at raw edge appliqué with a mini quilt that uses the jumper template, or give needle turn…

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6 min
out there

Grab a bite This mouth-watering quilt by Wendy Chow (@the.weekendquilter) is the perfect picnic quilt for an afternoon with friends. Aimed at confident beginners, the Hot Dog Day quilt was inspired by all-too-familiar fast food cravings and summers in the big city. Featuring an array of hot dogs, ketchup and mustard bottles, the free pattern not only comes with detailed step-by-step instructions on how to make this delicious design, but also provides suggestions for different colourway options to fit your personal tastes (pun intended)! Download a copy at lovecrafts.com SAVE 50%! If you’re looking to save some pennies this month, make the most of this issue’s subscription offer and save yourself 50% on the shop price! You’ll get a copy of the mag and each issue’s tool or booklet sent straight to your…

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2 min
meet the quilter: bhiravi rathinasabapathi

How did you first get into quilting? I started quilting in 2019, when I picked up Laura Preston’s book, Simple Geometric Quilting. I made her Antelope Canyon Throw over the holidays. I’d been garment sewing for years, but this throw was my very first quilt! I kept going, making a few more of the projects from the book, and trying some Suzy Quilts and Then Came June patterns, before I finally branched off into creating my own. What’s your favourite thing about quilting? Playing with fabric! Quilting allows me to approach shape, colour and texture in a really playful way. I am always looking to try out new colour palettes, prints and fibers in the quilts that I make. What’s on your quilty playlist? I’m usually listening to something folk-y and acoustic. Lately, I’ve had…

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10 min
secret santa

YOU WILL NEED Quilt Fabric 1 (light blue): ¾yd Fabric 2 (dark blue): ¾yd Fabric 3 (yellow): ¾yd Fabric 4 (light pink): ¾yd Fabric 5 (dark pink): 7/ 8 yd Background fabric (white): 2¾yds Backing fabric: 5yds Binding fabric: 5/ 8 yd Batting: 75in x 90in FINISHED SIZE 65in x 80in PAIR THIS PATTERN WITH A PALE SOLID BACKGROUND FABRIC TO MAKE THE GIFTS POP NOTES Seam allowances are ¼in throughout, unless otherwise noted. Press seams open throughout, unless otherwise instructed. RST = right sides together. CST = Corner-square Triangle. WOF = width of fabric. Please label all parts according to the cutting instructions. Fabric supplied by Robert Kaufman Fabrics (robertkaufman.com). FABRICS USED Fabrics are Aqua, Glacier, Butterscotch, Peony, Punch and White from Kona Cotton Solids by Robert Kaufman. CUTTING OUT 1 From each Fabric 1, 2, 3,…

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5 min
pins and needles

YOU WILL NEED Fabric A (includes binding): 1yd Fabric B: aeyd Fabric C: ½yd Fabric D: ½yd Fabric E: ≥/ 8 yd Fabric F: 5/ 8 yd Fabric G: 1yd Fabric H: ½yd Fabric I: ½yd Fabric J: ¼yd Fabric K: 5/ 8 yd Fabric L: ¼yd Fabric M: ≥/ 8 yd Fabric N: aeyd Fabric O 2aeyds Fabric P: 3/8 yd Fabric Q: ¼yd Backing fabric: 6yds Batting: 84in x 104in One (1) copy each of the Small Triangle and Large Triangle templates FINISHED SIZE 76in x 96in NOTES Seam allowances are ¼in, unless otherwise noted. Press seams open throughout, unless otherwise instructed. WOF = width of fabric. RST = right sides together. Templates include seam allowances. Press fabrics well before cutting. Fabrics supplied by Art Gallery Fabrics (artgalleryfabrics.com). FABRICS USED Fabrics are…

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