Get ready for a fresh batch of quilting inspiration with our brand new issue! Issue 48 is out this week and it’s filled with fresh quilt patterns for you to try. Read on for our issue preview…
This month’s quilts are infused with seasonal shades and a good dose of traditional patchwork for you to play with. Inside you’ll find everything from striking Lone Star quilt tops to top tips for your Log Cabin Blocks and a stunning garden-inspired cover quilt from Lynne Goldsworthy.
- Grab your copy of issue 48 in our online store
- Read more about this issue’s Mini Block Rulers
- Download your issue 48 quilt patterns
What’s inside the issue?
Your gift this month: Cut perfect squares, triangles and hexagons from 21⁄2in strips with this issue’s gift – a set of 3 Mini Block Rulers. They’re great for fussy cutting with marked lines to help you centre them when snipping into your favourite prints.
Quilt gallery: inside issue 48…
Bed of Roses: Sink into a mix of warm cosiness with contrasting hues of pinks and blues – Lynne Goldsworthy’s cover design pairs pretty prints with two blocks in a chequerboard pattern to create a garden-inspired heirloom quilt.
Radiating Sparkles: Use scraps from your stash alongside a contemporary solid to create Julie Taylor’s strip-pieced version of a Lone Star.
Nesting Birds: Nicola Dodd’s traditional frame quilt combines cooing birds with romantic hearts and flowers. Embroider a special date at the centre to turn it into a personalised heirloom.
Block of the Month: Carolyn Forster’s Hand-pieced sampler continues with this Unfolding Star quilt block.
Homeward Bound: Combine quick-pieced Half-square Triangles and fractured Flying Geese units to make Joy Edgington’s table runner that celebrates birds flying home for spring.
Dresden Carnival: Bring joy and cheer to any room with a fiesta theme! Pam and Nicky Lintott show you how to mix large and small Dresden Plates, pieced from jelly roll strips into a vibrant coloured palette.
Oh Sew Tidy: Keep your favourite notions close Laura Pritchard’s hanging storage project.
All this, plus great reads…
- Quilting Heritage: Go behind the scenes at The American Museum with Kaffe Fassett’s Quilting in America exhibition
- Essential Guide: Get to grips with Log Cabins and perfect your technique with Lin Clements’ Essential Guide
- Countryside Quilting: Jo Colwill shares her love of quilting houses and seaside scenes
- World wide whispers Discover a unique, collaborative quilting project that spans the globe.