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Love Patchwork & Quilting 68

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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selfish sewing

Hopefully when you read this you’ll be chilling with your feet up and a cup of tea (or mulled wine) in hand, feeling smug about how organised you have been in the run up to Christmas this year. If you are, then what better way to reward yourself than with some selfish sewing? Yep, that’s right, stitching that is just for you! We’ve got some cracking projects for you to lose yourself in this month that build quickly and easily for a super-satisfying and impressive finish. And, for those of you aren't feeling so smug? Our columnist Suzy Williams is here to help with some sage sewing tips for last-minute homemade gift ideas... so you might just be able to squeeze in some selfish sewing time after all! …

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meet our contributors!

Caroline HadleyMaths-lover Caroline combines two of her favourite things in her intricate-looking designs – geometry and quilting, of course! Tiffany HornA big move from Arizona to upstate New York inspired the launch of Tiffany's quilt pattern design brand and blog, Village Bound Quilts Lynne GoldsworthyLynne first fell in love with quilting on a business trip to Washington. She now spends her days whipping up both modern and traditional quilts ■…

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pretty patterns

Boost your sewing library with this month's gift of not one, but two pattern envelopes, complete with all the full-size templates you need to get making. Kick-start your creativity with Sara Lawson's Half-square Triangle handbag – beautifully pieced in Art Gallery Fabrics by Debbie von Grabler-Crozier – to learn essential bag-making skills that can be transferred to all kinds of projects.Once that's in the bag (pardon the pun!), stretch your stitching skills with Lynne Goldsworthy's Foundation Paper Pieced quilt. It features a striking starburst design made up from super-sized blocks that come together quickly for beginner-friendly FPP, or a satisfyingly speedy sew for experienced quilters.When you're done, file your patterns away in their coordinating printed envelopes ready to revisit another day, or pass onto a fellow quilter and share…

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out there

Bundle up! We've often wasted hours agonising over the best fabric combos for our quilts – so much so, that it has eaten into our making time! That's where these cleverly curated fabric sets from Art Gallery Fabrics come in. Designed for ease and speed, the new Bundle Up fabric stacks are grouped in themes, brimming with iconic prints from AGF designers, while Color Master bundles are built around specific shades for beautifully coordinated makes. Each set contains ten fat quarters or half yards, with 40 editions to choose from! View at artgalleryfabrics.com SAFE AND SOUND There are few things more satisfying to us than an organised sewing space, and so this nifty storage from Milward is a dream come true – keeping our quilting rulers neat and tidy…

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stepping stones

LET IT SPARKLE Dotty prints and metallic fabrics add a celestial quality to this quilt design YOU WILL NEED■ Fabric A (pink) 1yd■ Fabric B (dark blue) 1yd■ Fabric C (mustard) 1yd■ Fabric D (light grey) 1yd■ Fabric E (cream) 1½yds■ Backing fabric: 4yds■ Batting: 68in x 80in■ Binding fabric: ½ydFINISHED SIZE■ 60in x 72in NOTES ■ Seam allowances are ¼in, unless otherwise noted.■ Press seams open, unless otherwise instructed.■ RST = right sides together.■ WOF = width of fabric.■ Wash and press all fabrics well before cutting. FABRICS USED Fabrics are all basics from the Netorious, Sprinkle and XOXO collections by Cotton+Steel. CUTTING OUT 1 From Fabric A cut:■ Twelve (12) 3in squares.■ Twelve (12) 3in x 5½in rectangles.■ Twelve (12) 3in x 8in rectangles.■ Thirty…

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rainbow twist

PALETTE POP Label your fabrics carefully to create a dynamic colour gradient across the quilt YOU WILL NEED■ Background fabric: 4yds■ Twenty seven (27) rainbow solid colours: one (1) fat quarter each■ Backing fabric: 5yds■ Batting: 90in square■ Binding fabric: / yd■ One (1) copy each of Templates 1 and 2FINISHED SIZE■ 85in square NOTES ■ Seam allowances are ¼in, unless otherwise noted.■ Press seams open, unless otherwise instructed.■ Templates include seam allowances, where necessary.■ RST = right sides together.■ WOF = width of fabric.■ Press fabrics before cutting.■ For templates see p87.■ Threads provided by Aurifil (aurifil.com) FABRICS USED All fabrics are Kona Cotton Solids in (rainbow order) Ruby (A), Poppy (B), Red (C), Tangerine (D), Orange (E), School Bus (F), Mango (G), Papaya (H), Corn Yellow…