Start your year of quilts with issue 31, out now

TQ31 cover on wood

Advance your hand piecing skills with us in 2018 – our brand new issue will talk you through how to get better results, step-by-step! And while you’re starting the year with new quilting ventures, why not downsize your stash with Carolyn Forster’s scrapbusting cover quilt? Read on for our issue preview…

You can order your copy of issue 31 today in our online store (or download your issue 31 quilters’ templates here). Here’s what issue 31 has in store for you!

Your free gift this issue is a set of really useful hand piecing templates to help you piece jewel, hexie and kite shapes. With their help you can create gorgeous geometric designs at home or when you’re out and about! Find our step-by-step guide to using them inside the issue.

TQ31 scrappy quilt

Use up those treasured scraps with Carolyn Forster‘s charming quilt to create surprising combinations.

Lynne Edwards shows you how to piece four-patch blooms in gentle pastels and summery yellow make this quilt zing

Use pre-cuts to make these delightful little house blocks into Pam and Nicky Lintott’s charming quilt.

Jane Alcock shows you how to use your free templates to hand piece these jewel-inspired cushions with wow factor.

Create an instant classic with Lynne Edwards’ appliqué cushion.

Revel in the joy of jugs with Jo Avery’s block of the month

All this, plus great reads too

  • Zen chic & textile art: one designer’s incredible journey
  • Meet the artist: Liz Brooke Ward talks about her love of lichens, landscape and literature
  • Double act: Meet the husband and wife quilting duo
  • From the desk of Lynne Edwards MBE: Techniques for folding quilts, plus appliqué block tile patterns
  • Essential guide: Linda Clements shows you how to create templates for scalloped binding and how to sew curved edges