You can preview the contents pages from the new January issue of Popular Patchwork here, Popular Patchwork January 2013.
 
Popular Patchwork January 2013We're bringing you a Winter Wonderland this month, with a fine selection of sewing for the holidays. Our cover quilt this month is very cosy, and should have you purring by the fire. Cat in a Box by Angela Huddart is a striking colourful quilt with a cat silhouette motif. There's a further project for feline fans, Lesley Coles' Christmas Cat Wall Hanging uses a clever reverse applique method to bring this scene to life. We also have Janet Goddard's Christmas Star Table Runner for those of you who are still completing seasonal preparations. Bridget Kenningham's Simple Sparkle Snowflake Quilt and Sally Ablett's Fabric Freedom Robin and Star Cushions continue the Winter theme. If you're wishing it was New Year already, then check out the gorgeous Botanicals Quilt by Heidi Pridemore and Hilary Gooding for Makower, Linda Clements' Crazy Blues and Esther Anderson's Island Batik Bag.
 
The next part of our Sew a Sampler quilt by Davina Thomas features a lovely selection of nine patch blocks, so you'll be needing a good pile of half square triangles and squares for those. This row is stash busting at it's best, we hope you'll enjoy it. Please share your progress with us either online or by writing to Bridget for inclusion in 'Show and Tell', we do love to see how you're getting on with our series and sampler quilts.
 
Turn to the features section to read about Kaffe Fassett's wonderful creative space, see more of the Loch Lomond Quilt Show with Gillian Cooper, and take a look behind the scenes at Brother UK with Bridget. Brenda Dean and Janet Richardson teach us a fool proof method for Square in a Square, and I get the chance to tell you all about Vilene. We have a great Vilene competition over Christmas, just send me a photo of an item you have made using a product from the Vilene range, and you could win £50 worth of products. Please send your photos to katy.purvis@myhobbystore.com by 4th January 2013.
 
There are over £500 worth of prizes and giveaways in this issue. Don't forget to check the 'What's New' section and project pages for all our prize draws and special offers. 
 
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