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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***

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United Kingdom
Immediate Media Company London Limited
13 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
style update

What's your signature style? Do you have a go-to technique, colour palette or type of print that defines your quilt projects? In the last year my quilting style has totally changed – largely driven by necessity (having a baby certainly makes you refocus your time!). Whereas once I was mostly working on hand sewing projects and thought nothing of committing months at a time to a single quilt, I now seek out fast-finishes that I can cut, sew and pack away in an evening. I love that even after all these years my style is adapting and I’m finding ways to maximise the time I do have to dedicate to sewing. I’ve always wondered how I’d define my “style” but, actually, maybe I’ll settle for just sewing what makes me…

1 min.
tumbler templates

CUTTING AND PIECING WITH YOUR TEMPLATES 1 Cut strips of fabric to the height of one of your templates. Align your template and cut along the two long sides. Then use the template to trim the two lower corners. Turn the template to cut the next piece (Fig 1). 2 Arrange your pieces in rows. Place the first two pieces RST and sew using a ¼in seam. Press the seams open or to one side (Fig 2). Continue working across the row until you’ve joined all your pieces (Fig 3). Piece each row in the same way. 3 Place two rows RST. Carefully match the seams ¼in from the edge. You may want to mark the seams and join with pins. Sew along the long edge and press the seams open (Fig 4). TOP…

2 min.
mini gumdrops

YOU WILL NEED Purple fabric: one (1) fat eighth Lilac fabric: one (1) fat eighth Red fabric: one (1) fat eighth Blue fabric: one (1) fat eighth Navy fabric: one (1) fat eighth Mustard fabric: one (1) fat eighth White fabric: one (1) fat quarter Binding fabric: ¼yd Batting: 26in square Backing fabric: 26in square One (1) copy of the Medium Tumbler template FINISHED SIZE 20in square SCALE UP OR DOWNSIZE THIS BY USING THE TWO OTHER SIZES OF TUMBLER TEMPLATE NOTES Seam allowances are ¼in, unless otherwise noted. Press seams to one side, unless otherwise instructed. Templates include seam allowances, where necessary. Fabrics supplied by Wool Warehouse (woolwarehouse.co.uk) FABRICS USED Fabrics are Kona Cotton Solids by Robert Kaufman in Deep Blue, Curry, Hyacinth, Corsage, Gumdrop, Coral and Bleach White PFD. CUTTING OUT 1 From the purple…

6 min.
out there

Jungle boogie If a wild night in is on the cards for you, then set your sights on one of Elizabeth Hartman's five new quilt patterns. Koalas, Casserole, Pretty Birds, Rapid City and Antonia Tiger accompany Elizabeth's upcoming collection for Robert Kaufman, Library, where low volume prints and rainbow shades reign. Cockatoos, toucans, koalas and tigers may not live together in real life, but they're perfectly suited to share the limelight in this collection. Push your piecing with these contemporary blocks! Find the patterns at elizabethhartman.com FOREST JEWELS Cloud9 Fabrics found a real gem in Kate Merritt's debut collection, Forest Jewels. Textured tassels, proud peacocks and sophisticated blooms look right at home dotted across a rich and luxurious colour palette. With just six exotic prints in this capsule collection, you'll be tempted to…

6 min.
urban medallion

YOU WILL NEED ¦ White fabric: 5yds ¦ Plum fabric: 1/8 yd ¦ Fuchsia fabric: ½yd ¦ Green fabric: 1/8 yd ¦ Purple metallic fabric: ¼yd ¦ Red fabric: ½yd ¦ Blue fabric: ½yd ¦ Orange fabric: 3/8 yd ¦ Navy fabric (includes binding): ¾yd ¦ Backing fabric: 4¾yds ¦ Batting: 82in square FINISHED SIZE ¦ 78in square WHO KNEW HSTS COULD BE SO STRIKING?! PICK PUNCHY COLOURS FOR ULTIMATE IMPACT NOTES Seam allowances are ¼in, unless otherwise noted. Press seams to one side, unless otherwise instructed. RST = right sides together. WOF = width of fabric. HST = Half-square Triangle. FG = Flying Geese. Quilted by Heather Buchwitz (quiltkc.com) FABRICS USED Print fabrics are Purple Velvet and Metallic Fire from the Brushed collection by Sarah Watts, Metallic Roadster Red and Bright Blue from the Spark collection by Melody Miller, and Navy from the Add It…

9 min.
arctic circle

YOU WILL NEED Blue fabric: 1 5/ 8 yds Light pink fabric: 1 3/ 8 yds Bright pink fabric: 1yd Cream fabric: 3½yds Backing fabric: 4½yds Batting: 78in square Binding fabric: ¾yd One (1) copy each of Quilt Templates A, B, C, D1, D2, E and F FINISHED SIZE 72in square USE LOW VOLUME PRINTS TO ADD INTEREST TO THE NEGATIVE SPACE NOTES Seam allowances are ¼in, unless otherwise noted. Press seams to one side throughout, unless otherwise instructed. RST = right sides together. WOF = width of fabric. Templates include seam allowances, where necessary. For templates, see p87. Pattern assumes WOF is at least 42in. Fabrics provided by Ruby Star Society (rubystarsociety.com) FABRICS USED Fabrics are from the Spark collection by Melody Miller for Ruby Star Society. CUTTING OUT 1 From the blue fabric cut: Twenty…