Look out for our Starry, Starry Night quilt kits on TV!

Sewing Quarter sewing kit

There’s been a buzz of excitement in the Today’s Quilter offices today! Tune in to Sewing Quarter TV tomorrow to see a live demo of Laura Pritchard’s Starry, Starry Night quilt, and get tips on how to piece your own version of this wonderful wintry project.

The Vintage Home: cat quilt block!

Laura's cat quilt block

We’re immersed in the appliqué zone this month, so our Technical Editor Laura leapt at the chance to create her own version of Jo Avery’s cat-themed block of the month from issue 40! Somehow, our popular Block of the Month series: The Vintage Home has reached it’s final issue. Jo Avery has been taking inspiration from all sorts of must-have… Continue reading

3 ways with appliqué: a complete guide

Whether you like a quick finish or enjoy slow-stitching, appliqué is a relaxing and enjoyable technique that opens up a huge scope of design possibilities for your quilts. Here are 3 ways to try it.

10 quilting tips to try to give your patchwork a boost

Essential Guide to Patchwork: Cutting angles

Up your quilting game with this round-up of a few of handy quilting tips. Read on for 10 things we can all try to get better results from our patchwork projects…

How to bind a quilt with our 2-in-1 Binding Tool

Perhaps you’ve already heard the ‘thud’ of the new issue arriving through the letter box, or reached for it on the supermarket shelves and noticed issue 29 has not one but TWO gifts! One of which is our favourite tool for expertly finishing quilts; the 2-in-1 Binding Tool. You can get your hands on one in our online store. But… Continue reading

Today’s Quilter issue 23

Today's Quilter issue 23

Our new issue hits the shops this Thursday, with subscriber copies already hitting doormats across the UK. As well as helping you to hone your EPP and appliqué skills, you’ll find a fun fashion project inside plus Mandy’s Shaw’s organiser and (of course) the latest in Jo Avery’s A Month in the Country BOM series. We’ve filled every page… Continue reading

Issue 23: Free kaleidoscope EPP templates

Kaleidoscope English Paper Piecing templates

We are so smitten with English Paper Piecing this month! We’re having great fun playing with the free kaleidoscope paper pieces that come with our new issue 23. In case you need more than the 200 paper pieces that come with the new issue, read on to download our bonus english paper piecing templates. We made them especially for you to… Continue reading

9 tips & tricks for how to sew curved binding

Our free gift this month (with issue 22) is a set of ten handy binding clips. They’re a must-have piece of kit here on the Today’s Quilter team and they’ve given us the idea for this blog tutorial – our Technical Editor Laura is here to share her pro guide for how to sew curved binding to your quilts!… Continue reading

How to sew a World Star Quilt Block #worldcraftweek

Laura selfie web

Hooray! This week is World Craft Week and to celebrate, we’re challenging you to take the Quilt Block Challenge! It’s fun to join in – simply sew a quilt block you’ve never tried before and share a pic of your finished block. If you’re feeling brave, show us yourself in the photo too for a patchwork… Continue reading

How to turn a quilt block pattern into a Foundation Paper Piecing template

How to make an FPP quilt block

This month’s free gift is the Quilt Block Library*; a really-handy collection of 36 must-sew quilt blocks featuring extracts from The Quilt Block Bible by Rosemary Youngs. Inside our supplement you’ll find templates for each quilt block along with easy-to-follow instructions for how to hand-piece them, and helpful tips for how to use each one as a foundation paper piecing (FPP) template. If… Continue reading