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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***

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

in this issue

1 min.
magical makes

I’m thrilled to be writing to you as Love Patchwork & Quilting’s new editor, and we’re delighted to bring you many wonderful projects to sew in the second of our Christmas issues. 2020 has been the strangest of years, and we’re surely not alone in looking forward to relaxing with an old festive film and finding time to sew! We’ve filled this issue with ideas to help you find a perfect last-minute gift – try p67 for inventive, quick ideas for teens and up. Why not take a look in your stash for some gorgeous, long-forgotten fabrics to use? We’ve also included some larger quilts to start on for the New Year, so whether you’re sewing for Christmas or getting organised for 2021, we hope we’ll have given you the…

2 min.
top templates

USING YOUR TEMPLATES: CUTTING OUT 1 For the hexagon template, cut a 4in x 4¾in piece. Place your hexagon template on top and carefully cut around each side using your rotary cutter (Fig 1). To speed up the process you can stack a few squares at a time to cut together. You can also cut your hexies from 4in strips, if you prefer. 2 For the diamond template, cut 4in strips of fabric. Place the diamond on top and trim along the right side. Turn the piece around and trim the remaining sides to complete one diamond. Work your way down the remaining strip to cut your required number of diamonds (Fig 2). 3 To cut triangles, use 2¼in wide strips of fabric. Place the diamond template on top, aligning the solid centre…

5 min.
fabulous frida

Channel the artistic icon that is Frida Kahlo in your next patchwork project, thanks to Ingrid of Joe, June and Mae. From the fresh blooms to the signature brows, this Foundation Paper Pieced block captures the essence of Frida, regardless of your skill level or fabric selection. Pick from 16in square or 24in square and transform your block into a cushion, tote bag or mini quilt… we’re pretty partial to the current trend of stitching quilt blocks onto jacket backs too! Buy the Viva la Frida pattern individually or as part of Ingrid’s Dia de los Muertos collection at joejuneandmae.com TRUE TRIBUTE NICU nurse and quilt pattern designer Brittany of Lo & Behold Stitchery has dreamt up the perfect way to honour nurses with her new pattern, Nightingale. Mix and match sixteen…

3 min.
shooting star

YOU WILL NEED THIS QUILT WOULD LOOK GREAT IN A GRADIENT WITH A BOLD CENTRE AND LIGHTER EDGES • Cream print fabric: 3/4yd• Dark blue bears: ½yd• Pink print fabric: ½yd• Teal bears: ½yd• White fabric: 1½yds• Backing fabric: 3yds• Binding fabric ½yd• Batting: 54in square FINISHED SIZE • 48in square NOTES Seam allowances are ¼in throughout, unless otherwise noted. Press seams open throughout, unless otherwise instructed. RST = right sides together. WOF = width of fabric. Press all fabrics well before cutting. Quilted by Cath Brough (cumbrianlongarmquilting.co.uk) Fabrics provided by Ruby Star Society (rubystarsociety.com) Lou used a Vlieseline Cotton Mix 80/20batting (empressmills.co.uk) CUTTING OUT 1 From the cream print cut: Twelve (12) 7¼in squares. Eight (8) 3½in squares. 2 From the dark blue print cut: Four (4) 7¼in squares. Four (4) 4¼in squares. Four (4) 3½in squares. 3…

5 min.
cosy kitty

YOU WILL NEED GIVE YOUR CAT CHARACTER THROUGH THE FABRICS AND FACIAL EMBROIDERY • Grey fabric: one (1) fat quarter• White fabric: one (1) fat eighth• Pink spotty fabric: 4in x 6in• Polyester toy stuffing• Black stranded cotton• Pink stranded cotton• Print fabric scraps for scarf: thirteen (13) 3in x 5in• Pink yarn• One (1) copy each of the Back Body, Front Body, Back Head, Front Head Lower, Front Head Upper, Ear, Chest, Foot, Arm, Paw, Tail and Tail Tip templates FINISHED SIZE • 12in tall NOTES Fabric measurements given are W x H. Cut all fabrics along the straight grain. Use ¼in seam allowances unless otherwise indicated. Mark positions and openings on the reverse of the fabrics using a pencil. Clip notches into the curves and corners for a smooth finish. Remove basting stitches…

6 min.
scarlet and snow

YOU WILL NEED PAIR SUBTLE PRINT FABRICS WITH A TEXTURED LINEN FOR A MODERN SCANDI VIBE Makes one (1) Stocking 1 • Plain linen (at least 44in wide) 1yd• Selection of red, pink and low volume fat quarters• Batting: 30in x 22in• Bakers twine or ribbon: 7in length• One (1) copy of the Stocking template FINISHED SIZE • 14in x 18in NOTES Seam allowances are ¼in throughout, unless otherwise noted. Press seams open throughout, unless otherwise instructed. Templates include seam allowances. RST = right sides together. WST = wrong sides together. Debbie used 80/20 Cotton Mix Batting from Vlieseline (vlieseline.com) CUTTING OUT 1 From the linen fabric cut: Three (3) 15in x 22in. Two (2) 63/4in x 5⅛/ in pocket pieces. 2 From the fat quarters cut: A total of sixty three (63) 2½in squares. 3 From the batting cut: Two…