Monthly Archives: November 2009

100 Blocks: Navajo Nights

Inspirations for quilts often come from other art forms. A couple of years ago, my husband whisked me away to Santa Fe. A wonderful art show was going on that same week. I love art shows! Enjoying all the beautiful … Continue reading

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QM Jan/Feb ’10 Preview

Yes, our first 2010 issue is at the printer now (where has 2009 gone?) so I thought I’d give you a little sneak peek of what’s coming: We’re kicking off 2010 with a  new column, Addicted to Scraps, by one … Continue reading

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New Flickr Groups: 100 Blocks and Christmas Lights Mystery

I’ve just created two new flickr groups: Share the projects you make using a block from 100 Blocks at www.flickr.com/groups/100blocks2009/ Share your Christmas Lights Mystery quilts (or tops) at www.flickr.com/groups/christmaslightsmysteryquilt/ (Christmas Lights is a 3-part mystery series from Bonnie Hunter … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Blog Tour: Day 1

To celebrate the appearance of our latest newsstand special, 100 Blocks from Today’s Top Designers, we’re hosting a blog tour all week long. Each day we’ll list about a dozen blogs from folks who designed something for this issue or … Continue reading

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100 Blocks: Jungle Boogie Thoughts

I was running late designing my block. I had already seen the majority of the blocks that were going into the issue and I knew the insert pages were full–no applique, foundations or templates for me. I wanted to make … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Here, and You Could Win!

The prizes are arriving and the boxes of 100 Blocks from Today’s Top Designers are here! Please visit us daily next week for the 100 Blocks Blog Tour. Each day we’ll list the blogs of about 10 designers. Visit the … Continue reading

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One Hundred Blocks to Arrive Soon!

We are very excited here at Quiltmaker! Our latest issue, 100 Blocks from Today’s Top Designers, is on its way to newsstands now. Our boxes arrived today. We have all kinds of fun, interesting things related to this issue planned … Continue reading

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Meet Jacqueline de Jonge

Several Quilt Markets ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Jacqueline de Jonge, the amazing designer of the Be Colourful patterns. Her foundation-pieced designs are full of rich, vibrant colors. I caught up with her in Houston at Quilt Market … Continue reading

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