Love Patchwork & Quilting

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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***

Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Immediate Media Company London Limited
Frequency:
Monthly
$8.10
$74.32
13 Issues

in this issue

1 min
shared joy

One of the best things about quilts (other than the fabrics and never being short of warmth) is the fact that they’re for everyone. From tiny baby quilts to warming wheelchair quilts; quilts for student houses; quilts for newly married couples; dare we say it… quilts for beloved pets; quilts to brighten up a new home; quilts to bring comfort away from home. Quilts connect us. They’re the ultimate hug, no matter who you are. You may have noticed our new Quilting is for Everyone statement below. It’s our commitment to create a magazine that’s inclusive of everyone in the wonderful world of quilting. There’s a place for every quilter in Love Patchwork & Quilting and we look forward to sharing with you the wonderful patchwork of people that makes…

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1 min
quilting is for everyone

At Love Patchwork & Quilting, we want inclusivity to be at the heart of what we do. We’re committed to creating content that reflects and celebrates the diversity of the quilting community. Quilting is for everyone, regardless of ethnicity, age, size, ability, sexual orientation or gender identity. We have begun work on a plan to drive meaningful change, but we know it’s a work in progress. We want to listen to you, our readers. Join the conversation on Instagram @lovequiltingmag or get in touch at lovequilting@immediate.co.uk.…

1 min
paper piecing pro

Achieve impressively intricate-looking blocks with this nifty new booklet, filled with 40 FPP pages to try out. The book features four block designs: two Log Cabin blocks and two Economy blocks. With each block measuring in at 6in square, the designs can easily be mix and matched and sewn together on a project of your choosing! The trusty Log Cabin block is great for sustainable sewers looking to use up 1in–2in wide fabric strips or selvedges from their stash. Why not mix bold prints with low volume fabrics in an FPP Log Cabin block, creating a stunning contrast? Meanwhile, ever-versatile Economy Blocks allow you to show off various different fabrics with their squares-within-squares. You can use four matching triangles to create the square corners, or shake it up with a…

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5 min
fabric of a nation

Fabric of a Nation: American Quilt Stories at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston is an exciting exhibition honouring the rich history of quilting in America. Marvel in wonder at the skilful mastery of quilt makers over the past 300 years, and immerse yourself in the narrative power of quilts made from people of diverse backgrounds, including the Pictorial Quilt (1895-98) by enslaved quilt artist Harriet Powers and Bisa Butler's powerful To God in Truth (2019, pictured). Catch the exhibition from 10th October 2021–17th January 2022, or find photos and videos online. mfa.org HUGE SAVINGS! Check out our exciting Love Patchwork & Quilting subscription offer this month! Subscribe today to receive six issues for just £9.99, saving a whopping 72% on the shop price! You'll get your very own copy of the…

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3 min
meet the quilter: carrington elliot

How did you first get into quilting I was actually in my first year of Fashion Design school and my cousin was pregnant. I wanted to make something for her so I decided, “I’ll make a baby quilt!” Sure, I had sewing experience, I’m self-taught, but I had never made a quilt. I cut nine 9in squares from some fabric and just went at it. For being my first-ever quilt, it turned out really well! It wasn’t until 2020, when I started seeing so many beautiful quilts on Instagram, that I really got into quilting…and since then I haven’t looked back! What do you look for when selecting a new quilt pattern to work on? It first starts with the type of project I want to make. Once I know what I…

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6 min
neon wave

YOU WILL NEED Quilt • Fabric A (medium blue): 1yd• Fabric B (dark blue): 1yd• Fabric C (light pink): 1yd• Fabric D (dark pink): 1yd• Fabric E (hot pink): 3/4yd• Fabric F (green): 1yd• Fabric G (yellow): 3/4yd• Binding fabric: ½yd• Backing fabric: 4½yds• Batting: 77in x 80in• One (1) copy of the 6in Triangle template FINISHED SIZE • 69in x 71in NOTES Seam allowances are ¼in throughout, unless otherwise noted. Templates include seam allowances. Note that the inner dashed line on each of the triangle templates provided overleaf marks the seam lines. If you prefer, you can use a 60-degree triangle ruler to cut your triangles, instead of using the templates. WOF = width of fabric. Jemima’s fabric had 42in width once the selvedges were removed. If your fabric has a shorter width, you…

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