Get ready to fill your boots with fresh quilting inspiration because issue 50 of Today’s Quilter is on sale now! Delve into summer vibes, classic quilt blocks and projects galore, plus an extra special gift to mark this milestone issue…
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 full of summer goodness – as well as all the latest quilting news and stories, Jane Rae chats with the queen of British pottery Emma Bridgewater about all things quilting! You’ll find plenty of Mediterranean colours, marvellous patterns, and radiant designs. We’re elated to be honouring this special milestone with a truly wonderful issue, and we’re so glad you’re here to celebrate with us.
Order your copy here and read on to see what we’ve got in store for you this month…
With a full 100 pages infused with fabulous ideas, stories, and recommendations, you’ll be spoilt for choice on what to start on first! Sit down with our Fresh Picks for all the quilting news you need to know, check out our special 50th issue competition where you could win some amazing quilting goodies, and catch up with Jo Colwill to read all about Log Cabin quilts and what she’s been up to…
Templates for every season!
We wanted to make your issue 50 gift something really special, so we’ve created a bumper set of 34 gorgeous seasonal appliqué templates, especially for you. From harvest baskets, little chicks, woodland critters, holly, along with butterflies, dragonflies and bees alike, this set of charming templates will take you through every single season of the year.
Lisbon Tiles: Practise your foundation paper piecing to create kaleidoscopic effects with Jo Avery’s mesmerising cover quilt, made up of a fiesta of red, orange and green hues that will have you dreaming of faraway scenes of the Portuguese coast.
Lime and Soda: Did you know you can make 64 nine-patch blocks from 1 jelly roll? The Lintotts show you how with their fabulour lime and soda quilt that’s both traditional and versatile!
Time for Tea: Enjoy some soothing stitching with applique and embroidery with our perfect weekend project in this issue. This delightful tea cosy will leave you making any excuse to invite your friends over for a cup of rosy lee!
Summer Badger Cushion: Victoria Carrington and her charming band of seasonal designs are back this month with the next instalment of the cushion series – try Victoria’s top tips for free-motion raw edge appliqué .
Serene Mountains: Use clever piecing to whip up a medallion quilt with Anna Marie Galvin. Infuse any room in your home with a spritz of tranquillity with her two-tone Delectable Mountain design.
Starburst: Combine Liberty prints with Half-square triangles to create a rippling effect that wows! Shop your stash this month and mix and match some of your favourite scraps with Jessie Fincham’s delightful Starburst quilt.
All this, plus…
- Old Traditions: Discover Baltimore Album Quilts, the history behind them, and how they are inspiring modern-day quilter, Shirley Bloomfield.
- Designer Profile: Jane Rae chats with the queen of British pottery and design icon, Emma Bridgewater all about her love of quilts.
- Block of the Month: Carolyn Forster makes quilting Letha’s Electric Fan block a breeze.
- Essential Guide: Lin Clements guides you through the seemingly tricky world of curved seams – you’ll be a pro in no time!