The best Halloween quilt patterns

Halloween quilt patterns

Yup, the spookiest of holidays is just around the corner, so we’ve rounded up some fun Halloween quilt patterns to get us into the trick or treat spirit. If you’re working on any special Halloween projects this year, don’t forget to tell us about them! (Clockwise from top left) This spooky spider web would look… Continue reading

Meet quilt designer Jen Kingwell

Jen Kingwell quilts

Many of you will know Jen Kingwell for her bold, beautiful quilt designs – and for her block of the month series in the pages of our magazine, which so many of you have been sharing on Instagram! We caught up with the queen of colour for a chat about how she turned her hobby… Continue reading

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Today’s Quilter issue 2, out 15 October 2015

Today's Quilter issue 2

Today’s Quilter issue 2 is finally here, featuring the same great mix of projects, technique, designer interviews and tips and tricks – and this time we’re taking a decidedly more cosy, slightly festive turn, as we prepare for the colder months ahead. Plus, did we mention our FREE supplement? This issue we have 44 extra… Continue reading

Templates for Today’s Quilter issue 2

Today's Quilter issue 2

Download your templates for issue 2 of Today’s Quilter here.   Issue 2 goes on sale 15th November with a FREE 44-page souvenir supplement celebrating Welsh Quilting. Downloading your templates is handy if you don’t want to damage your magazine, or if we couldn’t fit a template on the magazine page at 100% size.  So Download your templates… Continue reading

Your Today’s Quilter projects on Instagram

Today's quilter instagram

We love following you all on Instagram to see what projects you’re currently working on – even better when it’s a quilt from our pages! Jen Kingwell’s Block of the Month from issue 1 has proven very popular, with lots of you putting your own spins on it and experimenting with colour palettes. (clockwise from… Continue reading

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Competition time! Win a year’s subscription to Creativebug craft classes

Creativebug quilting

Here’s a little something to brighten up your Monday morning. We’ve teamed up with online craft class providers Creativebug to offer one lucky reader a year’s subscription to its services. Creativebug offers more than 500 award-winning art and craft classes, from beginner to advanced, so you can build and improve on your existing skills as well… Continue reading

Four of our favourite Welsh quilts

Welsh quilts Today's Quilter

Welsh quilts are an important and distinctive part of our textile heritage. Any study of Welsh quilting and its signature wholecloth designs quickly reveals that it was very much a cottage industry, carried out mainly by women who were professional quilters. It’s a fascinating slice of history, with close ties to the Amish style of… Continue reading

Get involved with Today’s Quilter issue 2!

Today's Quilter

Have you got your hands on issue 1 of Today’s Quilter yet? If so, you’ll surely have spotted our community pages – ‘Let’s Share’ and ‘Show and Tell.’ This is your chance to share your top tips and tricks with other quilters and, of course, to show off that latest quilt you’re particularly proud of!… Continue reading

Today’s Quilter issue 1, out 17 September

Today's Quilter issue 1

It’s finally here – the first issue of our new magazine, taking a fresh look at the world of traditional quilting.  Not only is Today’s Quilter issue 1 packed with projects, techniques, advice and interviews with world-class designers, but we’ve also got a free supplement offering a retrospective on Kaffe Fassett, complete with THREE new… Continue reading

Meet Lynne Edwards MBE, quilter and teacher

Lynne Edwards quilter

We’re so excited to have the wonderful Lynne Edwards MBE, a quilter and teacher, on board as a regular contributor. Lynne is renowned for her books and her world-class teaching, and every issue she’ll be guiding you through a ‘virtual workshop’ on a new skill or technique, as well as providing a project to puts… Continue reading