Issue 50 is here!

We hope you’re ready to fill your boots with some fresh quilting inspiration and ideas because issue 50 of Today’s Quilter is now on sale! From summer vibes, traditional blocks, projects galore, and plenty of Fresh Picks to keep your creativity flowing, read on to see what’s in store…

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Lisbon Tile Quilt TQM

It’s our 50th issue anniversary! That’s right, we’ve released 50 whole issues full of quilting inspiration, gorgeous patterns, and delightful reads from all over the quilting community into the world, and we couldn’t be more thrilled. To celebrate, we’ve packed this issue with gorgeous, summer inspiration, delightful projects, and top tips from your favourite quilters…. Continue reading

Win Exclusive Threads from Sewing Quarter & Aurifil

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Forget chocolates, we would much rather have a beautiful box of sewing threads to dive into on our birthday, and this new The Vintage Collection Box Two, worth £79.99, is top of our wish list.

Win a Gemini Die-cutting Machine and new dies

Gemini-die-cutting-machine

For those of you who thought die-cutting machines were only for papercrafters, allow us to change your minds! The Gemini Die-cutting Machine from Crafter’s Companion can also cut through multiple layers of fabric, making it a speedy (and precise) way for quilters to cut multiple patchwork shapes.

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New fabric alert! We’re sending these beautiful vintage prints for quilters to all our new UK subscribers this month. Treat your fabric stash to a boost and get quilting inspiration to your door each month too!

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Appliqué the days away with our new templates

Todays Quilter applique patterns

Hooray our 50th issue is out next week! To celebrate, we’re giving you 34 Seasonal Appliqué Templates with every issue. Mix and match these easy-to-use templates to create beautiful designs for every season of the year!

Block of the Month: Hand-pieced sampler

Sunbeam hand pieced quilt block

If you’ve just discovered Carolyn Forster’s Hand-pieced Sampler series, it’s not too late to join in! We’re excited to reveal the newest block in the series. This post includes everything you need to know to get started.

Baltimore Album Quilts: what are they? what’s their history? Plus quilt gallery

Baltimore Album Quilt

We’re delving into the wonderful world of Baltimore Album quilts in our next issue – look out for our Old Traditions, New Twists feature in issue 50. To celebrate, we chat to Leslie Levy (who has our dream job, working at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Nebraska) about the museum’s collection and reveal a preview of some of the amazing Baltimore Album… Continue reading

Behind the scenes at Liberty {sponsored}

Today's Quilter Hesketh House Quilt

It is no secret that we’re in love with Liberty’s Art Noveau-inspired prints, especially after we featured Sally Ablett’s Hesketh House quilt in issue 47. Here we chat to Mary-Ann Dunkley, Head of Design at Liberty Fabrics, to find what went into the creation of Liberty’s newest collection.

6 things to look out for at The Festival of Quilts

Tansy Martin and Maggie Breakspear for their Find the Frog quilt at Festival of Quilts

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We’re counting down the days to this summer’s Festival of Quilts exhibition – also known as “the ultimate quilters’ day out”. Here are our top things to make sure you take in while you’re there…