Another packed issue for you this month. Our cover quilt features a cute mini quilt Home Tweet Home. We continue the spring theme with another mini quilt, GYO Mini. Being an avid grower of my own veg, I couldn’t resist this project when Collette offered it to us. Roz Johnson shows us how to add dimension to your projects with her Spring Bouquet and yet more flowers with the Flower Power Cushion. We continue with the second part of our Tulips series quilt, while I have made a great kids’ quilt, Galaxy Stars featuring the latest collection from Makower.

I managed to find the time to visit a quilt shop this month as we feature Backstitch near Cambridge in Let’s Go Shopping. We take a look back at another successful Quiltfest in Llangollen, mid Wales and look forward to this year’s Quilt & Stitch Village Show at Uttoxeter. Gillian Cooper tells us the tales behind the Bedtime Stories quilt at the Museum of Childhood in Glasgow while we also look at the collage work of Robert Rauschenberg at the recent Tate Modern exhibition. Finally, regular contributor Julie Hodges, tells us about her First and Last quilts.