We’re in the mood for some light and bright patchwork, so we’re excited to reveal a first glimpse of our brand new issue, out this week. It comes with a really useful set of 4 quilting stencils plus an erasable stencil to add them to your quilts.
We’ve filled our brand new issue with a bouquet of floral quilts to brighten up your sewing space. Plus grow your skills with our advice from the pros: master curves & Y-seams, try angle-cut strip piecing and quick kaleidoscope blocks. Let’s get started with our issue 36 overview…
- Grab your copy of issue 36 in our online store
- Download your issue 36 templates
- Read all about our issue 36 border stencils set
Adding the quilting is one of our favourite parts of making a quilt! We’ve created 4 exclusive new quilting stencils especially for you – get your pack with every (printed) copy of issue 36. They’re great for borders and sashing but you could use them to jazz up your blocks too.
Joseph’s Coat: We’ve already been getting questions about who made that cover quilt, featuring Liberty appliqué blooms for our new issue. It’s by Victoria Carrington and we’ll walk you through how to make your own in issue 36.
Auricula Flower Pots: Nicola Dodd was inspired by a visit to Calke Abbey to create this show stopping quilt, quilted by Jayne Brereton at Quilters Trading Post.
Two to Tango: The Lintotts have done it again! Whip up quick kaleidoscope blocks to sew an elegant quilt in two tones. Quilted by The Quilt Room.
Sunflowers: With Summer around the corner, brighten up bedrooms with this sunflower-themed quilt by Carolyn Forster. Quilted by Chris Farrance for The Quilt Room.
Diamond in the Square: Use our free quilting stencils to show off your quilting skills and recreate Jane Alcock from The Corner Patch’s pretty, small quilt.
The Vintage Home: Block of the month Our newest instalment in our series of Jo Avery’s beautiful quilt blocks continues with two new designs to sew. This candlestick and a tall table lamp block.
All this, plus great reads…
- Stories in stitch: The Jane Austen community quilt
- Meet the artist: Anne Williams talks to textile artist Lesley Brankin about her passion for cloth
- The Luton Regency Quilt: How a special quilt inspired a fabric range
- Essential Guide: how to create new effects from angle-cut strip piecing
- From the desk of Lynne Edwards: Lynne muses on the creative benefits of scale and stripes.