Reader Letters and Photos

Have You Made A Quiltmaker Quilt?

We love to see quilts made from our patterns! Send us your photo and we’ll consider it for publication in Sew to Speak or Readers Spotlight. Please send clear, focused photos with adequate lighting. Include a photo of the entire quilt and a close-up of any interesting details. Please note: these photos cannot be returned.

Attach a sticky note to the back of each photo giving your name, address, phone and email.

Please include the name of the pattern, the size of the quilt, a short note about why you made the quilt, any awards received and any other details our readers might enjoy.

Send photos and letters to Quiltmaker, 741 Corporate Circle, Suite A, Golden, CO 80401.

For helpful guidelines, please see Photo Tips for Your Quilts.

Requirements for Digital Photographs

In order to be considered for publication, digital photos must be taken at the correct resolution. Printouts from an inkjet printer cannot be reproduced in the magazine. Please send your files as detailed below or have photographs made from your digital images and send them to us.

The file size must be at least 600 kb and the image size must meet or exceed the following:
16˝ x 20˝ at 72 dpi (1152 x 1440 pixels)
8˝ x 11˝ at 180 dpi (1600 x 2000 pixels)
4˝ x 5˝ at 300 dpi (1200 x 500 pixels)
(This is three different ways of saying the same thing.)

Camera settings vary; please follow these guidelines and consult the owner’s manual for your camera. Newer digital cameras (3.2 MP and higher) can be set at medium resolution. Older digital cameras (2.1 MP) must be set at high resolution.

Mail CDs to the address above; email files to


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