Monthly Archives: May 2010

The Feedsack Lady

I’d like to introduce you to one busy lady. Darlene Zimmerman is a quilt historian who designs fabric for Robert Kaufman, quilting tools for EZ Quilting, is the author of several quilting titles and lectures and teaches nationally. And she … Continue reading

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More Photo Teasers: Quiltmaker’s Small Quilts

Welcome back to Quilty Pleasures, where we are very excited about the release of our latest newsstand issue, Quiltmaker’s Small Quilts. We teased you yesterday with thumbnail photos of some of the many projects in this issue—now here are a … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Small Quilts to Debut

The offices of Quiltmaker are abuzz with excitement! This week marks the drop of our newest title, Quiltmaker’s Small Quilts. Look for it on newsstands beginning Wednesday, May 12. We’re celebrating in several ways. Please read on! We’re hosting a … Continue reading

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The Two-Legged Half

Always entertaining, always fun and a great designer to boot. One of the featured quilts in Quiltmaker’s Small Quilts special issue was designed by Carrie Nelson, the designer behind Miss Rosie’s Quilt Co. Beth is actually a smaller version of … Continue reading

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It’s a Quiltmaker Jigsaw Puzzle!

I recently discovered a fun, interesting, customizable thing-a-ma-jig at jigsawplanet.com. For a jigsaw puzzle of Quiltmaker’s latest cover (May/June 2010), click the image below. Then move the pieces around with your mouse. You can choose to have the pieces rotate … Continue reading

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Perfect for Mother’s Day

For a limited time, you can subscribe to Quiltmaker at our special low rate and give a 1-year Gift Subscription to Quiltmaker for FREE! That’s two subscriptions for the price of one! Act now and you’ll also receive a FREE … Continue reading

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Paper Pieced Flowers at Retreat!

The annual spring retreat for Colorado Quilting Council was this past weekend at Snow Mountain Ranch/YMCA of the Rockies near Winter Park, Colorado. I was there on Friday night to present a trunk show of Quiltmaker quilts. The first thing … Continue reading

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What is the Double Stitch?

Handwork has made a come back over the last several years. Everything from hand piecing and quilting to hand embroidery provide the perfect take-along project. Kathleen Brown and DeLoyce Tyler or Mountain Patchwork created a simple hand-embroidered block, Dresden Lane, … Continue reading

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