Designer profile: meet the founder of Alice Caroline

Alice Caroline at Cotswold Studio

We do love our jobs! This month we got to see inside the Liberty-packed fabric stash of Alice Garrett. Alice turned her passion for Liberty prints into a thriving business when she launched the jam-packed fabric store Alice Caroline. It has fast become the place to shop for Liberty fabric, specialising in Tana Lawn Cotton. We got to meet… Continue reading

Today’s Quilter issue 24 out now

Today's Quilter magazine issue 24

Say hello to our new issue! This month we’re all about Log Cabins…. of the quilt blocks variety that is. Our Senior Editor Jenny describes them: ‘the unsung heros of the quilting world’ and we’re delving into their history in our Log Cabin Quilts supplement, free with issue 25 of Today’s Quilter magazine. As well as inspiration galleries and… Continue reading

Log Cabin foundation piecing templates

Log Cabin Quilt foundation piecing templates

This month we’re celebrating the unsung hero of quilting: the Log Cabin quilt block. Join in and get neat results every time with our free foundation paper piecing templates, below…

Issue 24 quilters’ templates

Todays Quilter templates stars quilt issue 24

Our new issue hits the shops this week! Download your free quilters’ templates for issue 24 below…

WIN! Complete fabric pack to piece our Laundry Basket quilt top

Blue Sky Laundry Basket Quilts Andover Fabrics

Here on the editorial team, we’re all in love with Lynne Goldsworthy’s  latest stunning Log Cabin quilt, coming soon to Today’s Quilter issue 24 (see below – find it in shops here in the UK next week). We’ve got a great giveaway if you fancy giving it a go… we’ve got a fabric bundle of Blue Sky fabric worth… Continue reading

Friday Fabric: Subscribe & get Penny Rose Fabrics!

Subscribe to Today's Quilter & get Penny Rose Fabrics

If you love Today’s Quilter and don’t want to miss all the great ideas and projects that the magazine offers, why not become a subscriber today? Especially as we have a great offer this month for new subscribers: we’re sending new UK subscribers this gorgeous collection of 8 fat quarters from the Faded Memories collection by Penny Rose Fabrics, worth £33.60. Subscribe… Continue reading

Into the wild… quilt inspiration from Gudrun Sjödén

Gudrun-Sjoden-June-2017-collection

“A lush, rampant paradise where nature and its creatures are left to themselves – that’s how I want my garden to be. My thoughts often stray in that direction and unique summer creations are inspired by my garden dreams.” This quote from Gudrun Sjödén has got us thinking about how nature motifs (and flowers especially) play such… Continue reading

Jo Avery on BOMs, colour-choices & thread tips!

Wild flowers quilt block

We love hearing how you’re all getting on sewing along with our Block of the Month series. From Autumn leaves to snowflakes and issue 23’s FPP wild flowers block (pictured above), Jo Avery‘s A Month in the Country quilt blocks are inspired by nature and the countryside surrounding Jo’s home. They’re a great excuse to play around with different techniques too… Continue reading

Today’s Quilter issue 23 is out now

Today's Quilter issue 23

Our new issue hits the shops this Thursday, with subscriber copies already hitting doormats across the UK. As well as helping you to hone your EPP and appliqué skills, you’ll find a fun fashion project inside plus Mandy’s Shaw’s organiser and (of course) the latest in Jo Avery’s A Month in the Country BOM series. We’ve filled every page… Continue reading

Essential Guide to English paper piecing (EPP): all you need to know

We love English paper piecing (EPP) for its accuracy, portability and the mindfulness of slow stitching. It’s ideal for keeping our hands busy when we’re kept away from our sewing machines: be it on the train, visiting friends for a craft night, taking the children to swimming lessons or simply relaxing in front of the television. (Our Technical Editor Laura even took her… Continue reading