Today's Quilter provides a fresh take on traditional quilting with 100 glorious pages of projects, features, techiniques and news for intermediate to expert quilters. The quilt projects are exquisitely photographed, while technical features improve skills. There's quilting news, events to visit, designer profiles and quilt heritage, plus chat and fun from the quilting community.
INSPIRED BY…Scrumptious scraps
FRESH PICKS ALL THE LATEST QUILTING NEWS • Flick through Fresh Picks for this month’s quilting must-haves ‒ you might find a few new additions on your wishlist afterwards!
What to see and do now DIARY DATES • Treat yourself to a wonderful day out at an inspiring quilting or textile exhibition. See what’s on around the country with our handy listings guide.
SHOW & TELL JOIN IN AND BE PART OF OUR COMMUNITY • In need of some inspiration for your next project? Check out what other makers have been busy with this month...
SCRAPPY STARS • Create this scrappy star design using 60˚ diamonds and a mix of fabrics from your stash.
Pieced Quilt Backings • Carolyn Forster unpicks our tendency to neglect the backing when making a quilt and highlights the possibilities that you can include in your next project!
SWEET SNOWBALL • Have a (snow)ball creating this stunning quilt in soft and earthy shades.
textile heritage THE ‘POTTER WEDDING QUILT’ • Anne Williams finds out about the National Trust’s quilted treasure that was made for the wedding of Beatrix Potter’s parents
RING OF FLOWERS • Pieced flowers are arranged in a circle and then transformed by rolling back the folded edges of the flowers and leaves to form curves.
PICNIC-PERFECT BASKETS • Use the tried and true Basket block to make this delightful, summery quilt ‒ the design is perfect for picnic season!
DIRECTORY • Find the fabrics, accessories and more that you want from this month’s issue!
ESSENTIAL GUIDE • Machine Sewing Cathedral Window
TEMPLATES • All the templates you’ll need from issue 101...
Notes from the Classroom with Renée Fleuranges-Valdes THE EDGE? • Renée Fleuranges-Valdes shares her tips on using binding and facing in your work to give your next quilt the edge!
NEXT MONTH • ISSUE 102 ON SALE 7th of June 2023