Popular Patchwork April 2015Our fabulous new April issue is in the shops from 6th March. It's nearly spring, we'll soon be warm again, so get comfortable, make a cup of tea and take a quick look at the projects we're bringing you this month...

  • Our cover features a beautifully embroidered mini quilt by Sarah Fielke and Amy Lobsiger. It's adapted from their latest title: Little Quilts: 15 step-by-step projects for adorably small quilts
  • With relaxed improvisational piecing and bold solids, Angela Garrett makes a striking contemporary Improv Windmills Cushion
  • Margaret Lee uses wool applique on a gridded background to make Cherwell, an unusual but delectable folk-art quilt
  • Serve up some mouthwatering delights with Fruity Trivets, a set of fun fruity applique makes. An adapted extract from Serge It! by Jenny Doh & Cynthia Shaffer
  • Mandy Munroe uses flowery pastel prints and pre-cuts reminiscent of the thirties to make her simple More Jam quilt
  • Debbie von Grabler-Crozier keeps her valuables seasonally safe in a sunny floral Springtime applique tote
  • Delight a friend by making them a chic little accessory: Mini Binder, an adapted extract from Sewing Pretty Little Accessories by Cherie Lee
  • Regan Purcell shows us a multitude of folded patchwork techniques in the final installment of her two-part series with her Folded Flower Sampler wall hanging
  • Mandy Munroe continues her modern quilting adventure with her four-part quilt-along. This issue: part 4: Blocks 8 and 9, border 3, quilting and finishing

Within our features pages,

  • Gillian Cooper meets with one of her favourite quilters, Frieda Oxenheim, to discover the myriad of projects she's working on
  • Anne Williams meets US rising textile artist star, Luke Haynes
  • Sarah Impey shares her textual creations with our sub-editor, Barnaby Neale
  • To celebrate the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the first publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Liberty of London released a brand new collection entirely inspired by the book. Join us to find out more about it.
  • In Scrap attack!, Stuart Hillard shows us how to dig deep into your scrap pile and make a Bricks and Mortar quilt

There are a fantastic range of prizes and giveaways in this issue, with prizes worth £400. Don't forget to check the 'What's New' pages for our prize draws and special offers.

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