Monthly Archives: July 2009

Show off quilts you’ve made from a QM pattern

The QM staff always loves to see the quilts people make from our patterns. Now you can show them off  in our new gallery. 1. If you’re not already a member, join Quiltmaker’s site for free. 2. Post pictures in … Continue reading

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Market Fresh

The Sept/Oct issue of Quiltmaker features a page of brand-new products, debuted during International Quilt Market/Spring in Pittsburgh. Space on the page was limited, but we promised more information via Quilty Pleasures, so have a peek: Just Another Button Company … Continue reading

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QM’s Sept/Oct ’09 Color Option Giveaway

Our Sept/Oct ’09 issue started shipping from the printer yesterday. That means it will begin to arrive in subscriber mailboxes soon. I wonder what part of the U.S. will get their issues first? We haven’t received our initial copies yet … Continue reading

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Update

If you read my “Opinions, please” blog post from a few weeks back, about the Lone Star Quilt I’m making for my niece, you might be wondering how it is coming along. I got all the diamonds pieced, and started … Continue reading

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Design Your Own Fabric

I just have to rave about Spoonflower, a website where you can design your own fabric, and get it printed! (for a price of course, but it’s not too bad) When QM Executive Editor June Dudley found Spoonflower and asked … Continue reading

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Hop To It!

I had the pleasure of meeting Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts at International Quilt Market last fall in Houston. What a delightful and extremely talented quilter! Not only does she design beautiful quilts, she also designs fabric for Moda … Continue reading

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Strawberry Pie Wars Winners

Thank you all for sending in your strawberry pie recipes! They all looked wonderfully delicious, and I’m looking forward to trying some of them this summer. Four winners of the fat quarters from the Wildwood collection by Erin McMorris for FreeSpirit were randomly selected. They … Continue reading

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Selvage book winner

Thanks for all the great comments and enthusiasm regarding selvages, and welcome to the readers of The Selvage Blog. The winner of the blocks and the book Quilts From the Selvage Edge by Karen Griska is Natima—her number was randomly … Continue reading

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Easiest ever bias binding

I bound a wavy-edged quilt last week and so it needed a bias binding. I used a tool/ruler that makes  it so easy!  It’s called The Bias Tool and it’s available from The Quilter’s Mercantile. Their photo shows how it fits … Continue reading

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