Issue 56 is here!

With a new year on the horizon, we’ve packed issue 56 with fresh projects to get you looking forward to a fresh start and to lift your spirits once the festivities coming to an end. Snap up your copy here or read on to see what we’ve got in store for you…


There are historical designs getting a new lease of life, winter-themed makes to cosy up under and repeating blocks for some mindful stitching. Wondering what your 2020 resolutions should be? Why not join us in de-cluttering our stash by making a variety of versatile and scrap-friendly designs that we’ve collated in our stellar scrapbusting supplement, exclusively with issue 56. From a log cabin variation, to star blocks and a selvedges quilt, you’re spoilt for choice!


The Projects

Scrappy Triplet: Use up your most treasured scraps in this issues gorgeous cover quilt, Carolyn Forster’s stash-friendly project.

Cable Knit: Put your curved piecing skills to the test with Lin Clements’ cosy cable quilt.

Manor Cross: Get inspired by Nicola Dodd’s take on the iconic Patchwork of the Crosses design.

Chain reaction: Perfect for beginners – alternate two basic blocks to create Lynne Goldsworthy’s stunning, symmetrical beauty.

Hopping Through the Holly: Complete Victoria Carrington’s seasonal cushion series by appliquéing a cheery little robin.

All this, plus…

Jane Rae travels to beautiful Tuscany and indulges in its textile history, stitch Janet Clare’s second block in her new BOTM series, get back to basics and delve into the fascinating origins of the needle and thread, and perfect your on-point setting skills with Lin Clements’ Essential Guide.