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

Templates for Today’s Quilter issue 1

Today's Quilter issue 1

Download your templates for issue 1 of Today’s Quilter here, including the template for the Over-Under Block Quilt by Kaffe Fassett and Liza Prior Lucy.

Today’s Quilter Instagram highlights

Today's Quilter Instagram

Are you following Today’s Quilter on Instagram? We’re really enjoying seeing projects shared with us using #todaysquilter, as well as catching up on what quilters around the world are working on and, of course, getting to know some of you a bit better. Here are a few of our favourite posts that have been shared… Continue reading

Quilting project of the week: Charm pack placemats

patchwork placemats quilting project

The days are getting shorter and there’s a chill in the air, which can only mean one thing… We’re on the hunt for new quilting projects to get our homes prepped and ready for Christmas. The countdown is on! As well as cosy quilts to adorn our guests’ beds, we’re keen to add a bit… Continue reading

Meet Dandelion Designs quilt designer Mandy Shaw

patchwork sewing machine cushion

Mandy Shaw, aka Dandelion Designs, leads an enviable creative life, designing and selling her own quilt patterns and quits, as well as teaching others about her favourite craft. In fact, never a day goes by when she doesn’t sew. We’re very excited to have Mandy designing a sewing machine cushion for our first issue (pictured above),… Continue reading

FREE hexie pattern by Flossie Teacakes

Free hexie pattern

Happy bank holiday, quilters – here’s a completely FREE hexie pattern to celebrate the long weekend, plus the fact we’ve almost finished creating Issue 1 of our new magazine! These beautiful paper pieced flowers were designed by Florence Knapp aka Flossie Teacakes, and are the ideal way to get a quick quilting fix even if… Continue reading

Quilt design of the week: Holiday memento world map quilt

world map quilt design free pattern

Here’s a beautiful world map quilt design to help you commemorate this summer’s trips and travels, or maybe to help back-to-school little ones with their geography homework. This map quilt pattern is by Shwin & Shwin, and is particularly impressive given that it’s the first quilt these bloggers ever designed! It’s a good stash-buster thanks… Continue reading

Want to be in Today’s Quilter? Here’s how!

We all know how great it feels to finally show off that finished quilt – that’s why we want to give you the chance to showcase them in the pages of Today’s Quilter! Plus, we want to hear your favourite tips and tricks to share with other quilters. YOUR PHOTOS! Send an image of your… Continue reading

Sponsored post: Time to top up your stash

  We’re feeling slightly glum about the end of summer in the Today’s Quilter office – so what better way to brighten our days than with a spot of craft supplies shopping? Brand new website Sew.co.uk is set to become our new go-to for fabric, patterns, basics such as needles and thread, and even sewing… Continue reading

Meet Kaffe Fassett quilt designer Liza Prior Lucy

Quilt designer Liza Prior Lucy certainly has what we’d class as as dream job, partnering with Kaffe Fassett on creating quilts for their book collaborations, and running Glorious Color, an online shop selling Kaffe Fassett quilt fabrics amongst others. We’re very excited to have Liza on board for issue 1 of Today’s Quilter – she’s designed… Continue reading