You can preview the contents pages from the new May issue of Popular Patchwork here, Popular Patchwork May 2013.
 
Popular Patchwork April 2013It's almost Easter, and we've got a bunch of lovely pastel and pretty projects for you this month. For a cheerful spring time treat, try Racy Rectangles with Linda Clements, Stuart Hillard's Applique Masterclass, Mandy Munroe's Kantha Inspired Quilt, Jo Avery's lovely Dresden Plate Cushion or Regan Purcell's Cupcake Quilt. If you feel like something a little bolder we have a great pirate toy bag/quilt and tidy from Hilary Gooding for Makower UK, Pirates Ahoy, and a clever little Mini Log Cabin wall hanging by Katharine Guerrier.
 
The eleventh part of our Sew a Sampler quilt by Davina Thomas features a great selection of star blocks.
 
In this months features section, check out Jo Avery's creative space, see the winning entries from our Vilene competition, learn all about Kantha with Nicolette Lanfonesca-Hargreaves and discover how to face your quilt with Brenda Dean and Janet Richardson.
 
There are over £1400 worth of prizes and giveaways in this issue, including a special Fabric Freedom fabric giveaway and a great Sizzix Big Shot competition. Don't forget to check the 'What's New' section and Bookshelf pages for our prize draws and special offers.
 
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