Kaffe Fassett MBE news + quilts gallery

Kaffe Fasett quilt pic

Warm congratulations to Kaffe Fassett this month! He’s been awarded an MBE in recognition of his services to the crafts of knitting and needlework this month, and it couldn’t be more deserved.

The Dear Jane Quilt: your guide to the 1863 Jane A. Stickle Quilt

The Jane A Stickle Quilt

Delve into the history of this legendary quilt, which has captured the hearts of quilters around the world. Jane Rae explores the phenomenon that is the Dear Jane quilt.

Quilting community share their vintage sewing machines

Today's Quilter sewing machine quilt block

When Jo Avery researched her latest block of the month, she called out to the online quilting community to share their vintage sewing machines. Here are some of the beautiful photos of antique machines that she discovered…

Read all about: The 1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet

1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet issue 38

This month we’re celebrating a quilting icon! The UK’s earliest known dated patchwork, the 1718 Silk Coverlet, is 300 years old this year. We’re proud to reveal our exclusive Anniversary Souvenir Supplement to celebrate the coverlet’s heritage, in association with The Quilters’ Guild.

Celebrate the designs of William Morris

TQ32 William Morris supplement

We’re so excited to bring you our new supplement, delving into the heritage of one of Britain’s best-loved artists! William Morris: Celebrating the designs of the Arts & Crafts icon comes with issue 32 of Today’s Quilter magazine. Join us to explore the history and behind the designs that have inspired generations of artists. Here’s what you’ll find inside…… Continue reading

Revealed! Our exclusive new collaboration with The Quilter’s Guild

Issue 29 Devon County Supplement

Exciting times! It’s well established that we love reproduction fabrics and quilt heritage, so when we were given the chance to work with The Quilter’s Guild on a souvenir supplement to celebrate the launch of their new Devon County fabric collection, we jumped at the chance. After months of planning, it’s finally here! When issue 29 of… Continue reading

Today’s Quilter issue 16

Today's Quilter issue 16 Dresden quilt

It’s finally here! We’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of issue 16 here at TQ HQ as it’s the one with the free quilter’s roll clips… happy days. Our December issue officially hits the shops this week, UK readers can buy it here, or if you’re overseas, get it straight to your phone or tablet with… Continue reading

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

British fabric heritage: meet Lewis & Irene

Circular Lewis & Irene quilt

Isn’t it funny how fabric obsessions can run in families? So many of us were taught how to sew from our grandparents or parents, and there’s something endlessly soothing about knowing that when we’re stitching, we’re joining in with a long line of previous generations who also appreciated the craft of sewing. Today we’ve enjoyed tea and chat… Continue reading

Inspired by: Modern Heritage Quilts

Cross block detail modern heritage quilt

It’s no secret that we are a bit hooked on the history of quilting. We can’t get enough of the stories and traditions behind our favourite blocks and designs. Fabric designer and author Amy Ellis has caught the history bug too, and she’s been busy giving traditional quilt blocks a fresh twist in her latest collection of Modern… Continue reading