Popular Patchwork May 2015Our fabulous new May issue is in the shops from 2nd April. We hope you have a wonderful Easter weekend and find time to take a quick look at the projects we're bringing you this month...

  • Our cover features Mandy Munroe's vibrant Dresden Petal, made with EZ templates 
  • Kerry Foster tries out a new modern concept quilt that gives the illusion of overlapping fabrics in Transparency
  • Keep your sewing machine safe with a fab Sewing Machine Bag by Debbie Shore. An
    adapted extract from her book Sew Useful
  • Use up your plain or patterned scraps to make Angela Garrett’s shabby chic Scrappy Hexi coasters
  • Lynne Goldsworthy makes Cats, a modern masterpiece using feline fabrics for Makower UK
  • Sarah Williamson captures time and space with a fabulous Whovian Time Travelling lap quilt
  • Welcome spring with a cheery pieced and appliquéd Spring Flowers wall hanging by Lin Clements
  • Bring on the colour with a bold Crazy Quilt, an adapted extract from Cultural Fusion Quilts: a melting pot of piecing traditions by Sujata Shah
  • Regan Purcell shows us a multitude of folded patchwork techniques in the final installment of her three-part series with her Folded Flower Sampler wall hanging

Within our features pages,

  • Katy Purvis visits an insightful exhibition from Fine Cell Work at The Quilt Museum and Gallery, York
  • Anne Williams tells us about Magna Carta Quilters’ project to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta
  • Kate Dowty shares her creations with our sub-editor, Barnaby Neale
  • In Scrap attack!, Stuart Hillard shows us how to dig deep into your scrap pile and make a bright star block and quilt

There are a fantastic range of prizes and giveaways in this issue, with prizes worth £800, including a fabulous Fabric Freedom fabric competition. Don't forget to check the 'What's New' pages for our prize draws and special offers.

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