How to make a sunshine quilt block

How to make a sweet sunshine quilt block

The sun is shining here at TQ Towers, and it’s got us in the mood for a sunny spot of patchwork. Join us with this free tutorial! If you haven’t got your hands on a copy yet, we’re loving Lynne Goldsworthy‘s  The Ultimate Quilt Block Collection, created by our sister title Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine… Continue reading

Free EPP Pyramid Pincushion pattern

Love English Paper Piecing? Then you’ll love this easy, not to mention quick, diamond pyramid pincushion project by Carolyn Forster. Learn the basics, plus tips and techniques by Carolyn from the EPP project booklet that comes free with issue 7 of Today’s Quilter, then start creating masterpieces. Once you get hooked you won’t be able to… Continue reading

Make a hexagon greetings card

Hexagon card main image

Make someone’s day with a special hexagon greetings card! Easy to make from fabric scraps and a small folded card, this hexagon card is suitable for all ages to make, give and receive. It’s also perfect if you’re taking part in #make2share – a wonderful way to delight your friends and pass on the creative… Continue reading

FREE! Make cute porthole picture frames

Make the cutest porthole picture frame with our free templates and instructions by popular designer Jo Avery. Made individually or to match The Perfect Portholes quilt by Jo in issue 6 of Today’s Quilter, you’ll love the effect this technique gives! It’s also the perfect way of showing off some gorgeous pictorial fabric you’ve been saving… Continue reading

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

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