Ah circles! How much time do you think we have collectively spent rummaging around our houses for the perfect sized plate, glass or roll of sticky tape to trace around, only to make a mess of cutting it out with scissors and then having to start all over again? Too much time is the answer!… Continue reading
If you’re sewing along with Carolyn Forster’s hand-pieced sampler, follow this step-by-step guide to framing your quilt blocks as you go…
Create stunning effects with fabric piecing! We’re delighted to reveal our new cover gift (issue 45) is here to help you piece Dresden Fans or Plates. Our Technical Editor Laura is here to share eye-catching design ideas for how to create different effects with it.
We love the soothing nature of hand-piecing. Boost your skills with our video and step-by-step walkthrough, then try our top tips for best results.
Our new issue 43 (out next week) includes the third in our series of Essential Guides to Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP). We’ll show you how to create your own FPP templates! If you’re new to this cleverest of piecing techniques, read on for our top tips and beginner’s guide…
Oh happy days! Our new issue 41 comes with a set of Orange Peel templates for perfecting your piecing of this delightful quilt pattern.
Whether you like a quick finish or enjoy slow-stitching, appliqué is a relaxing and enjoyable technique that opens up a huge scope of design possibilities for your quilts. Here are 3 ways to try it.
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…
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.