Popular Patchwork January 2016Our new January issue is in the shops from 11th December. We want to make 2016 your best quilting year yet, so have a look at what Popular Patchwork has to offer in the New Year.

  • Our cover features Interstella, by Mandy Munroe, graded rainbow colours create a striking quilt that will bring a fresh look to any decor
  • Bring your sewing shelves to life on the wall with a lovely Quilter's Wallhanging by Jo Avery
  • Janet Goddard uses bold geometric prints to create a modern swirly stars throw
  • The Economy Patch patchwork block has been used in Debbie von Grabler-Crozier's Nest Warmth lap rug, and will keep you snuggly warm in cold weather
  • Village Fabrics take inspiration from American Civil War reproduction fabrics to create a Three Block Wall Hanging with a vintage feel 
  • Kerry Foster’s bright Block Cosy case will help you keep your blocks safe
  • Snuggle up this winter with Debbie von Grabler-Crozier’s cosy felt and floral fabric Nordic Stag cushion
  • Judith Hollies shows you how to make a custom fit cover to protect your sewing machine in style
  • Sara Cook shows how easy it is to use transfer dyes to print on fabric, then uses the technique to create a paper cut mini quilt
  • Modern prints to give a fresh look to a Welsh-style medallion quilt designed by Suzanne Fisher, part 3 of 3

Within our features pages,

  • Anita Watson-Jackson shares her tips to create a happy and organized sewing space
  • We pick out our top 10 buys to add to your sewing room
  • Gillian Cooper chats with Jana Sterbova, a Czech quilter
  • Suzanne Fisher looks at using the back of the quilt to create a binding
  • Mandy Munroe visits the Dear Stella offices in NYC to find out about their fabric designs and inspiration
  • Editor Elizabeth Betts looks at the textile collection of this gem a museum based in Manchester
  • We meet Jude Kingshott, the studio manager at Committed to Cloth
  • Stuart answers a letter from a reader asking about different waddings
  • Web editor Katy Purvis takes us on a tour of Warrington

There are a fantastic range of prizes and giveaways in this issue, with prizes worth over £200, don't forget to check the 'What's New' pages for our prize draws and special offers.

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