Britain’s earliest dated patchwork goes on tour!

1718 Patchwork silk coverlet blog

The UK’s earliest known dated patchwork, the 1718 Silk Coverlet, will be on display across the UK this year to celebrate its 300th birthday. The coverlet will be  guest-of-honour at this summer’s The Festival of Quilts this August, and if you can’t wait until then it’s also set to be on display at the American Museum in… Continue reading

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

Kaffe Fassett quilt gallery

Kaffe Fasett quilt pic

Kaffe Fassett tops our list of iconic quilters when it comes to how to use colour to make quilts that wow. We featured this collection of his quilts in our very first issue in our special Souvenir Supplement, so we thought we’d share them with you now to give your day a colour boost and inspire… 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

Templates for Today’s Quilter issue 5

Today's Quilter issue 5

Download your templates for issue 5 of Today’s Quilter here. Issue 5 goes on sale 7th January with a FREE 44-page supplement exploring the world of Pam and Nicky Lintott, pre-cut geniuses both with their quilt designs and techniques. Enjoy and brand new interview with Pam, plus 3 gorgeous projects to create heirloom quilts of tomorrow inspired… Continue reading

Templates for Today’s Quilter issue 3

Today's Quilter issue 3 issue cover

Download your templates for issue 3 of Today’s Quilter here. This 44-page exclusive supplement – Uncovering Frame Quilts – comes FREE with issue 3 of Today’s Quilter!   Issue 3 goes on sale 12th November with a FREE 44-page supplement celebrating Frame Quilts, and includes a brand new and exclusive project by Susan Briscoe! Downloading your… Continue reading