5 of the best days out for quilters

The Threadhouse Quilting retreats

We all know there’s not much better in life than enjoying some quality time at home with our sewing machines and yards of fabric & pins spread out on the table, ready to enjoy some QST (quality sewing time). But we quilters aren’t always solitary creatures; sometimes it’s fun to get out and share our… Continue reading

WIN 3 Carolyn Forster Jelly Roll Scrap books

Win big with Today’s Quilter. We’ve teamed up with Search Press to offer three lucky people the chance to each win a bundle of three books by Carolyn Forster, worth over £30 per bundle! Included are Sew Jelly Roll Quilts & Gifts, Jelly Roll Scraps and Little Quilts & Gifts From Jelly Roll Scraps. Transform your Jelly Roll… Continue reading

WIN a fab bundle of scissors!

  We’ve teamed up with the lovely folks at Ernest Wright and Son Ltd to offer one person the chance to win a fantastic scissors bundle worth over £120! Included are thread snips, embroidery scissors, dressmaker/ tailor shears and appliqué/napping scissors. All your cutting needs fulfilled in one prize, what’s not to love! To enter,… Continue reading

New year, new skills!

New Artist magazine

We know you love being creative, and if you like the idea of trying out something new, painting and drawing could be for you. If you’re not ready to take the evening class option, but would like to find out more, we’d recommend our sister magazine New Artist. New Artist is a brand new magazine aimed at… Continue reading

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Win Big

We’ve partnered with Mollie Makes for an awesome competition! To celebrate creativity, we’re giving away: • a 1-year subscription to Creativebug with access to more than 600 award-wining art and craft classes, • 12 class credits, and • 150 GBP to Amazon to buy materials. Enter Now! Competition open to worldwide + if you share your… Continue reading

The best Halloween quilt patterns

Halloween quilt patterns

Yup, the spookiest of holidays is just around the corner, so we’ve rounded up some fun Halloween quilt patterns to get us into the trick or treat spirit. If you’re working on any special Halloween projects this year, don’t forget to tell us about them! (Clockwise from top left) This spooky spider web would look… Continue reading

Meet quilt designer Jen Kingwell

Jen Kingwell quilts

Many of you will know Jen Kingwell for her bold, beautiful quilt designs – and for her block of the month series in the pages of our magazine, which so many of you have been sharing on Instagram! We caught up with the queen of colour for a chat about how she turned her hobby… Continue reading

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Your Today’s Quilter projects on Instagram

Today's quilter instagram

We love following you all on Instagram to see what projects you’re currently working on – even better when it’s a quilt from our pages! Jen Kingwell’s Block of the Month from issue 1 has proven very popular, with lots of you putting your own spins on it and experimenting with colour palettes. (clockwise from… Continue reading

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Competition time! Win a year’s subscription to Creativebug craft classes

Creativebug quilting

Here’s a little something to brighten up your Monday morning. We’ve teamed up with online craft class providers Creativebug to offer one lucky reader a year’s subscription to its services. Creativebug offers more than 500 award-winning art and craft classes, from beginner to advanced, so you can build and improve on your existing skills as well… Continue reading