Say hello to issue 54!

It’s the most wonderful time of the… month! That’s right, issue 54 of Today’s Quilter hits the shops today, and its brimming with festive projects to make this your best sewing season yet. The issue also comes with a spectacular Nutcracker Collection project book, packed with patterns, interviews and festive tips from the queen of Christmas herself, Mandy Shaw!

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

Tell the tale of the Nutcracker in stitches with Mandy’s exclusive pattern book. Makes include a majestic Nutcracker Scene storyboard quilt, a crazy patchwork throw, cosy cushions, and quick-stitch redwork decorations that are just perfect for making and then sharing with family and friends.


The Projects


Christmas Jumper: Get cosy with Lynne Goldsworthy’s sensational row-by-row cover quilt, featuring a mix of traditionally pieced and foundation pieced snowflakes and gingerbread houses in a festive palette of red and white.


Season’s Greetings: Indulge in Liberty’s latest yuletide collection and stitch together this jewel-like design from Sally Ablett in rich Christmas shades.


Winterlilies: Whip up this speedy and satisfying, Nordic inspired Log Cabin variation by Nicola Dodd for all your friends and family!


Braided Boughs: Celebrate the arrival of ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ with Sally Stevens’ stunning tree skirt– the perfect, wintery weekend project!



Bear Paw Parade: Sew Jo Avery’s cheerful Bear Paw quilt in vibrant prints for maximum impact.


All this, plus…

Quilting Collection: Discover the history of Gunnersbury Park Museum and the treasures that lie within its walls.

Countryside Quilting with Jo Colwill: Jo reflects on a year of writing for Today’s Quilter and talks about what she’s stitching for Christmas.

Essential Guide: Create your own fabric with Lin Clements’ expert guide to fabric weaving.

Block of the Month: Carolyn Forster reveals the final block in her hand-pieced Block of the Month sampler – Magnolia Blossom!


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