The new issue Of Popular Patchwork is in the shops from Friday 17th August
We're going for a warm mellow autumn vibe this month, despite the fact that we're enything but mellow, we're too excited about Festival of Quilts! If you're visiting the show this year, come and say hello to the Popular Patchwork team at stand A59
. FOQ is a great time to renew your subscription, we will have a fantastic special gift with new subscriptions at the show, as well as a fabulous giveaway, and demonstration.
Our cover project for September is Cinnamon Rose by Janet Goddard, a pretty traditional quilt with pieced blocks and floral applique. Sally Ablett brings us another beautiful quilt, Tales of the Riverbank, using the latest range from Fabric Freedom, and Elisabeth Fuchs' has designed a quilt based on a French
tiled floor design, Grandmother's Kitchen. The wonderful Katharine Guerrier's Zig Zag Quilt also features in this issue, this is a great project for using up your scraps. We've also published a tranquil wallhanging, Thistle Moon, by the talented Pat Archibald, a cute Fairy Cakes Apron by Lesley Coles and a brilliant book extract, Birdhouse Bag from Country Cottage Quilting by Lynette Anderson
The third part of our Row by Row Sampler Quilt by Davina Thomas is also featured in this issue, this month we're making Flying Geese. Don't forget to share your progress each month here on the website, we love to see how you're getting on.
In our features section, we report back from the Welsh Quilt Centre Exhibition, visit an Italian Textile school with Gillian Cooper and join Ian Jackson as he visits an Amish community.
There are over £900 worth of prizes and giveaways in this issue. Don't forget to check the 'What's New' section and book review pages for all our prize draws and special offers.
You'll never miss an issue as a subscriber, and you can save money off the cover price of each issue. This month you can treat yourself to two great Jelly Roll Quilt Books with our current offer. A subscription to Popular Patchwork magazine also gives you access to online back issues, and exclusive competitions and content here on the website. You could also try a digital edition subscription for only £19.99 for twelve months. Why not visit our Subscriptions