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Love Patchwork & Quilting

Love Patchwork & Quilting 90

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
Immediate Media Company London Limited
$10.76(Incl. tax)
$98.76(Incl. tax)
13 Issues

in this issue

1 min
the world of tula pink

If you're anything like us, you'll already love Tula Pink's new fabric range, Linework! Along with this month's LP&Q, you'll find Tula's original pattern for the Opening Night quilt that shows off the collection perfectly… isn't it amazing? The quilt comprises of just one block design, but by mixing it up with different prints and rainbow colours it looks way more complicated than it really is! Our favourite part? The gorgeous monochrome two-tone background, which really makes the colours pop. Oh, and that incredible quilting. And the Tula branded backing fabric… it's too hard to choose! Plus, inside you'll find in-depth interviews with the designer herself, a gallery of her previous collections and designs by both Kelly Bowser (of @kelbysews Instagram fame) and UK modern quilting royalty Lynne Goldsworthy. Enjoy! Tula Troops…

1 min
dotty for lemurs

In the print Lemur Me Alone, I had a real conundrum with the background. To get all the detail on the lemur and the tree, I had to use a lot of black and white. I would lose half the print on a white background or half on a black one. Introducing a background of grey felt like cheating. I almost scrapped the print, but my mom and the FreeSpirit creative director pushed me to figure it out. I am so glad I did because it is my favourite print now! The solution was to create a tiny pin dot background to give the illusion of grey while still meeting the brief. I added the flat multi-colour dots as abstract fruit in the tree and as a reference to the…

2 min
time travel with tula

Keeping our fabric stash fresh and functional means investing considerable time and money, so we quilters take it very seriously! Having spent over 10 years collaborating with FreeSpirit Fabrics, Tula has built an impressive archive of designs. When her True Colors collection was launched, it added even more versatility to her existing and future prints. The ability to mix and match Tula's elaborate prints with perfectly coordinated blenders ensures we get the most from our favourite designs. A few of the prints have even been drafted into Linework to provide easy-to-use monochrome. In the meantime, the rest of True Colors sits perfectly with any of the prints from Linework thanks to some clever use of colour. Whether it's past, present or future lines, Tula's fabric has won a place in…

1 min
free patterns

From the monochromatic gorgeousness of her latest Linework range to the rainbow collections of past seasons, to say Tula Pink’s eye for colour is inspiring doesn’t begin to describe how we are feeling right now. If you’re itching to get stitching, head over to both the Tula Pink and FreeSpirit websites where you’ll find a wealth of glorious patterns, all using Tula Pink prints and solids – and free to download as PDFs. There’s something for all levels of quilty expertise – choose from Floating Hearts or Stardust Light in a range of True Colors fabrics, or how about the Big Charmer quilt made using a 10in charm pack or Rainbow Waves incorporating paper and traditional piecing techniques?…

2 min
finishing touches

TROOPING THE COLOR Following the success of Tula’s limited edition tin, Aurifil have more goodies for the Tula troops, this time for her colourful collection HomeMade. The custom-designed box holds coordinating Aurifil 50wt thread featuring a total of ten small spools and four large in Tula’s go-to colours for piecing, quilting, EPP, appliqué, and more. It’s another collector’s item for fans – gotta catch ‘em all! Aurifil, £66.60 PEDAL TO THE METAL With their exclusive polka-dot faceplates and rainbow-finish parts, two special-edition Bernina quilting machines have been loaded with Tula-designed extras, including a collection of built-in decorative stitches for quilting, embellishment, and embroidery. No wonder Tula calls these machines ’magical’! Bernina 750QE £2,995, 770QE £3,745 LINE UP, LINE UP! Tula worked hard to achieve perfect lines in Linework, so make sure your piecing lines up…

3 min
femte block blomma

NOTES Seam allowance are ¼in, unless otherwise noted. Appliqué templates do not include seam allowance. If you precut all your background squares at the start of the quilt, disregard step 1. Press fabrics well before cutting. FABRICS USED All fabrics are Kona Cotton Solids by Robert Kaufman, in Snow, Dusty Peach, Lupine, Hibiscus, Nautical, Cadet, Dresden Blue, Seafoam and Sage. CUTTING OUT 1 From the white fabric cut: One (1) 13in square for the background of each block. 2 Cut out the templates and trace around them on the fabric using a chalk marker on the right side of the fabric. Refer to the Layout Diagram for each block for the colours of each piece. Make sure to leave space between pieces to add a seam allowance around each one. 3 Cut out each piece, adding…