Hello, issue 51!

Get your sewing machine ready and set up to create, create, create! Delve into classic quilt blocks, scraps galore, and the latest quilting news plus an exclusive gift you won’t want to miss adding to your box of quilting tricks…

This month’s quilts are infused with summer colours and some classic, traditional blocks for you to perfect. Inside you’ll find everything from quirky Nosegay quilt tops to textile inspiration from Korea’s history and a pretty and practical bag project from the lovely Jo Avery!

Order your copy here and read on to see what we’ve got in store for you this month…

Accurate strips for days!

Todays Quilter Strip piecing ruler

Issue 51 comes with a handy 45-degree strip piecing ruler and it’s about to become your best friend… cutting strips will become a breeze with this handy tool. Create perfectly pieced Lone Star, Patience Corners, diamond blocks, chevron designs and much more with complete ease!

Projects aplenty!

Glenora Road: Master your foundation paper piecing and appliqué skills to create this gorgeous, nostalgic project that’s made up of rich, earthy colours that look good enough to sink into on a late summers eve.

Into the Woods: Step into the forest with Laura Pritchard’s enchanting, scrappy design whilst perfecting your foundation paper piecing and colour matching skills.

Windy Days: Complex on the surface but versatile, quick to assemble, and serene below the two toned triangles… stitch Anna-Marie Galvin’s one-block wonder to become a pro at creating North Wind blocks.

Scrappy Nosegay: This block has been called many names over the past, such as Cornucopia, Horn of Plenty and Tussie Mussie… one thing that hasn’t changed though is its scrap-busting qualities – shop your stash and dig out your favourite treasures!

Bag of Tricks: Practically perfect in every way… This button themed bag is the perfect weekend project to take up this summer. Pack up this handy holdall for a workshop, a day at the beach, a fabric shopping hall or even for a picnic in the park.

All this, plus…

  • Old Traditions: Let Anne Williams transport you to the Far East to uncover the history of the Korean bojagi with Sara Cook.
  • Designer Profile: Jane Rae takes a trip to The Brown House to chat to Celia Eddy about all things quilting heritage!
  • Block of the Month: Sew Carolyn Forster’s stellar Charm Star block.
  • Essential Guide: Join Lin Clements at the sewing table with her latest instalment of her guide to sewing curved seams!

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