Today's Quilter 69

Today's Quilter provides a fresh take on traditional quilting with 100 glorious pages of projects, features, techiniques and news for intermediate to expert quilters. The quilt projects are exquisitely photographed, while technical features improve skills. There's quilting news, events to visit, designer profiles and quilt heritage, plus chat and fun from the quilting community.

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As the weather gets colder... and the days shorter and darker... there is something comforting about being able to snuggle under a homemade quilt. Or maybe the comfort comes from having a hobby that whiles away the time while keeping you happily occupied and your hands busy? So if you’re looking for a project to put some time and love into as the cold settles in, we hope you find it in this issue. Lynne Goldsworthy’s Amish Medallion Sampler is one for the to-do list. This stunning make is everything you want from a project – bold, bright colours shine from a dark background (a little like the night sky) with different techniques to sink your teeth into. Plus, the end result is sure to impress – the TQ team…

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in this issue, we’re delighted to feature…

Lynette Warren WORLD TEXTILES! We are delighted to be sharing this article (page 53) by Lynette with you, where she shares her knowledge of textiles from around the globe! Allison Richter MINI MAKES Allison has created a delightful trio of mini makes using her favourite technique of appliqué. Turn to page 58 and start sewing. Lynne Goldsworthy BOLD & BRIGHT We are in love with Lynne’s cover star quilt this issue. Inspired by Amish makes, Lynne has put a new twist on this design (page 18).…

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inspired by… sustainability

THE SHOP TARTAN BLANKET CO. There is nothing like wrapping up in a soft, warm blanket on a cold day. And if it’s been made of recycled materials, even better! The Tartan Blanket Co. has found a way to blend recycled wool with longer mixed fibres saved from landfill to create a soft and durable yarn, which is woven in a dense twill weave and brushed for texture. What’s more, they’re even machine washable! Layer it up with your favourite quilts on beds and couches for a cozy look perfect for the colder months. THE PROJECT FOX & HEDGEHOG AUTUMN CLOCK We love this whimsical scene of a fox and hedgehog playing in the falling autumn leaves by Andrea Walpole of Raggedy Ruff Designs. The scene is brought to life using raw-edge appliqué and free-motion…

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show & tell

Sew much love Here is a quilt I made after my daughter suggested that she would like me to make a ‘memory’ quilt from her son and daughter’s small clothes now that they are growing up fast! Your magazine pointed me towards a book called Modern Memory Quilts by Suzanne Paquette. My daughter was very taken by a design in that book and this is the result! She is going to add a speech bubble herself, reading ‘Love is Strength’, as her hand cross-stitch is better than mine. It has been an absorbing project during the recent lockdown; a bit of a challenge for my developing skills, but a great way to spend those extra hours at home – once I had overcome the difficulty of cutting into a tiny sleepsuit.…

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fresh picks

CHRISTMAS STITCHING Sweet Holly This magical, festive collection by Kansas Troubles Quilters for Moda Fabrics, features cheerful candy-canes, gold bows, Christmas sprigs and, of course, holly. It’s the perfect collection to whip up some yuletide projects. Inspired by a box of ‘good junk’, full of papers, vintage fabric, miscellaneous items and, more importantly, a set of holiday stencils from 1929, Sweet Holly is reminiscent of all the good times that come with the Christmas season. Moda Fabrics Sweet Holly Fat Quarter Bundle £155.00 Moda Fabrics Sweet Holly 2.5in Strip Roll £42.00 ONE FOR THE STASH THE MIDLANDS The Midlands is a beautiful collection from the much-loved Deirdre Bond-Abel of Hat Creek Quilts, who readers might remember created our glorious cover quilt from issue 51. Her new fabric collection, which is being released in January 2021, is made…

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amish medallion sampler

You will need Light warm* fabrics – One (1) FQ of each of four (4) colours Medium warm fabrics – One (1) FQ of each of four (4) colours Dark warm fabrics – One (1) FQ of each of four (4) colours Light cool** fabrics – One (1) FQ of each of four (4) colours Medium cool fabrics – One (1) FQ of each of four (4) colours Dark cool fabrics – One (1) FQ of each of four (4) colours Background (BKG) fabric – 3½yds Accent border fabric – ¼yd*** Deep red/pink border fabric – 1yd Backing fabric – 4½yds Binding fabric – ½yd*** Batting – 80in square Bondaweb – ¼yd of 18in wide Templates – eight (8) each of triangle strip, stem and small HST templates, sixteen (16)…