Behind the quilt: The Sidmouth Quilt

Behind the quilt Sidmouth revisited

When Susan Briscoe created her Sidmouth Revisited quilt for  issue 15 of Today’s Quilter magazine, she looked to the past for inspiration. Her scrappy medallion quilt is a fresh take on an early 19th century quilt in The Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles’ collection. Susan had admired this quilt for a long time so, when the Guild reprinted the… Continue reading

How to knife-edge finish your quilts

How to knife edge a quilt Susan Briscoe Sidmouth quilt

Unlike most modern quilts, old British coverlets and quilts usually have a knife-edge finish rather than a binding. Like the original early-nineteenth century Sidmouth quilt from The Quilter’s Guild Collection, Susan Briscoe’s Sidmouth Revisited from Issue 15 (below) was finished in this way, which gives the quilt a firmer, flatter edge. Here, we’ll show you how… Continue reading

Issue 15 Templates

Issue 15 of Today’s Quilter goes on sale on 13 October 2016 with a FREE Christmas supplement – Celebrate in Stitches. Featuring eight festive designs for you to make for your home, all designed by the delightful Lynette Anderson. Download your free templates here. Downloading your templates is handy if you don’t want to cut-up your magazine, or if we couldn’t fit… Continue reading

Deck the halls! Issue 15 out now

Today's Quilter issue 15

Oh happy days, our brand new issue is hitting the shops AS WE TYPE! And this month, we’re getting ready for the festive quilting season, with beautiful quilts for Christmas and 2017. Read on for our sneak preview of what to expect in issue 15. We’ve packed our November issue full of Christmas quilt ideas, from our Celebrate… Continue reading