Readers can receive a free exclusive quilting pattern commissioned by Brother and designed by regular contributor and prize-winning Dutch quilter Anja Townrow. Called Cottage Stars, the small quilt is perfect for first timers and people still finding their feet with quilting. Featuring a pretty, floral colour scheme and some simple but effective star designs, the quilt is sure to impress, without requiring any experience to make.
 
To get your copy of the exclusive pattern and get quilting, visit www.brother.co.uk/quilting and click on the ‘where to buy’ button or call 0844 499 9444 to find your local Brother agent. The pattern is free and there is no obligation to purchase the Innov-is 400 by ordering your copy.
 
Check out the August 2009 issue of Popular Patchwork to enter a great competition to win a Brother Innov-is 400 – perfect for quilters of all skill levels. With 294 built-in stitches, twin needle function, automatic thread trimming and a backlit LCD screen, this machine is extremely user-friendly and simple to use – so you have more time to concentrate on your project. To be in with a chance of winning the Innov-is 400, just complete the coupon on page 37 of the magazine and send it to Popular Patchwork by 21 August 2009.