Nothing makes us happier than seeing the quilt blocks you’re all sewing as part of our The Vintage Home block of the month series. We’re over halfway through the series so it’s our turn to blog about our own blocks! Designer Jo Avery has joined forces with some of our favourite designers to share their blocks… Continue reading
Up your quilting game with this round-up of a few of handy quilting tips. Read on for 10 things we can all try to get better results from our patchwork projects…
As part of our week-long series of free quilting tutorials for our World Craft Week, the lovely folk at Aurifil are sharing this guest post. Today they’re tackling an item that’s essential to every quilting project – thread! What are the different thread weights available and how do they affect your finished sewing? Over to them…
Bias-strip appliqué is simple to do and can create a multitude of striking effects. We’re sharing this free masterclass to show you how it’s done as part of our series of free tutorials for World Craft Week. For this clever technique, you’ll use fabric strips for appliqué, which can be used to represent straight or curved elements… Continue reading
Flying Geese are fun to make and versatile. As part of Try a new technique challenge for World Craft Week, we’re sharing this free masterclass in three methods of making these useful patchwork blocks in any size you want.
The week we’ve been waiting for has arrived, and we’re already loving seeing all the projects that makers everywhere are sharing with the hasthtag #worldcraftweek. Today we’re revealing our very own challenge to join in the fun! This year’s World Craft Week has joined forces with Bliss, the charity who support families with premature or poorly babies. See 6 ways to… Continue reading
It’s back! The week-long celebration of making that launched last year is returning to our craft desks and instagram feeds next week. What exactly is World Craft Week and how can you join in the fun?
Hold your hats, fabric fans, the latest collection from Liberty is out now. We’re lucky enough have a fat quarter bundle here at TQ Towers to play with – read on for news of how to get your hands on it!
Are you ready to up your pattern game? Issue 34 is out now and we’ve filled it with projects to sharpen up your piecing skills: from Bargello brights to a starlit cover quilt!
We’ve created these downloadable quilting templates to help you piece the projects in our latest issue…