Monthly Archives: October 2009

Trick or Treat

It didn’t take long for a couple of our readers to make Marilyn Larson’s Any Witch Way quilt from the Sept/Oct ’09 issue. Bonnie Campbell’s version was made in less than a week! Her friend Carol McIntosh says that Bonnie … Continue reading

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You Design It . . . Quiltmaker Will Make It

It’s a new contest from Quiltmaker and The Electric Quilt Company! You design a quilt in Electric Quilt 6 and use quilting designs from any of the Quilting Designs Volumes 1-7. Grand Prize: Quiltmaker staff will select the winning design–we … Continue reading

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Introducing Peg Spradlin

You may not be familiar with her name, but you’ve seen Peg’s work on the pages of Quiltmaker for many years. She is one of our home sewers and also designs patterns, most recently the crazy quilt stocking ornaments in … Continue reading

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More IQA/Houston Photos

More IQA show photos from Houston, along with something I have learned from attending for several years now. I used to look at the show and be completely blown away by all the talent and skill on exhibit. I’d ask … Continue reading

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Friendship Triangles Winner!

Thanks to Julie Herman, Jaybird Quilts for a little plug on her blog yesterday. As a result we had many more people leave comments about their favorite method of making triangle-squares. I used random.org to pick a winner, and #15, Mary … Continue reading

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Quilting Scraps Go Green for SPCA

Ever since Executive Editor June Dudley mentioned Jan Morin in her last edit letter, readers have been asking us for more information. Seems like a perfect topic for a blog post. Jan lives in Pine Grove, California and has found … Continue reading

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More Houston Quilt Photos

Here are a few more photos from the IQA show in Houston recently. The theme of this group is bright colors. There’s a lot of energy here! Fiesta by Norma Schlager, Danbury, Connecticut. And a detail of Fiesta, quilted swirls … Continue reading

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Giveaway Winners Announced

Today we picked two random numbers using random.org so that we can give away the Coneflowers from Paul’s Metal Petals. The winning numbers were 44 and 11. The winners are Jean from Council Bluffs, IA and Carole Howard; each has … Continue reading

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A Few Houston Favorites

Today, a few photos from quilts currently exhibited in the IQA show during International Quilt Market and Festival in Houston. These are all by Asian quilters. Father’s Whistle by Chung Su Lee from Korea And detail shots of same: This piece … Continue reading

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Columbus Day Sale

Just a quick note to let you know EVERYTHING at QuiltersVillage.com/store is on sale: books, patterns & magazines. Columbus Day Sale – Oct. 12 & 13 30% off ENTIRE ORDER • Use promo code COLU-1492-1DAY at checkout Sale ends Tuesday; … Continue reading

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