Get ready to sew: it’s National Quilting Day

Happy Worldwide Quilting Day everyone! Today is one of our favourite days of the year… a time to celebrate quilting all around the world! The day was started over 20 years ago to connect quilters and the shops that support them. You don’t need to do much to join in the fun, just get quilting and spread the word about… Continue reading

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Take a quilt trip with a historical twist

Did you know that last Friday was National Harriet Tubman Day? We love sharing the stories of the remarkable women who came before us, and Harriet’s story is as fascinating as they come. So we’re excited to hear that Mandy Shaw is planning a special quilting holiday later this year, inspired by Harriet and the history of New England quilts. Harriet Tubman… Continue reading

Friday fabric: Flo’s Little Flowers

Lewis & Irene jelly roll

Get ready to give your spring quilts a serious boost of flower power! We’re playing with a Jelly Roll of Lewis & Irene fabric today, and we’re loving it! We’re posting these pretty bundles of pre-cuts out to new subscribers this month (visit our subscriptions store for details), and we’re lucky enough to keep one for ourselves too…. Continue reading

Download your quilters’ templates for issue 20 today

Octagon quilt in Today's Quilter

It’s that time again where we offer you a helping hand with your next quilt project! Download our free templates to sew up beautiful embroidered leaves, stash-busting diamonds and octagons that wow! Read on to get your free quilters templates from issue 20 of Today’s Quilter magazine. This month’s templates are bursting with Spring cheer, including: Embroidery templates: designed by… Continue reading

Inside issue 20: Master the art of Prairie patchwork

Today's Quilter issue 20

It’s arrived! After weeks of gathering up beautiful quilt projects and features, tweaking the photographs and checking the words, the waiting is over… issue 20 is out today. Our office copies have landed here at TQ towers so we couldn’t resist showing off what’s inside the issue for you. Order your copy in our online store and get ready to enjoy a burst of… Continue reading

Behind the quilts: contemporary quilts

Liz Heywood Costal Rift quitl

We can’t wait for Thursday, and the start of the Spring Knitting & Stitching Show. One of the event highlights for us promises to be a special exhibition by members of the Quilters’ Guild’s Contemporary Quilt Group. Here we catch up with some of the group members to find out more about what brought them together, and the stories behind the quilts… Continue reading

Mandy Shaw makes Sewing Quarter debut

Mandy Shaw quilts

We’re excited to reveal that one of our favourite regular designers for Today’s Quilter, Mandy Shaw, will be joining the Sewing Quarter presenting team… tomorrow!  Mandy’s making her Sewing Quarter debut tomorrow morning, and we hear she’s got some stylish Easter sewing projects lined up to show us. She’ll be appearing in two shows: the first at 8am and the second at 10am. You can… Continue reading

Fabric giveaway: Little House on the Prairie fabrics

Little House on the Prairie fabrics

Win a bundle of iconic Little House on the Prairie fabrics and be one of the first to quilt with these sweet floral prints in a collection called Walnut Grove, newly designed by Kathy Hall. To celebrate the release of a brand new collection inspired by the much-loved books and TV series Little House on the… Continue reading

Announcing our bespoke new thread range for Aurifil

Today's Quilter Aurifil threads

We are so very excited to reveal that we’ve been working with quilters’ favourites Aurifil to curate a Limited Edition thread collection. We’ve hand picked 10 thread shades especially to quilt and piece heritage-style fabrics and stylish colour palettes. This starter pack includes 50wt threads for you to create classic quilts in beautiful colours. What do you think? We’re sending out… Continue reading

Inspired by: Scandinavian style

Gudrun Sjoden

When it comes to thinking up our colour palettes, we’re always on the hunt for ideas from the world around us. This month we’re brightening up our quilt tops with a splash of folk-style colour! We’re filling our February projects with embroidered details, appliqué motifs and bold prints after falling in love with design house Gudrun Sjoden. Specialising… Continue reading