The new April issue is in the shops from Friday 6th March
Our 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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