Monthly Archives: March 2011

More Great Scrap Squad Quilts

  Today we present the remaining projects by the QM Scrap Squad; they are scrappy versions of Raspberry Dessert by Julie Herman of Jaybird Quilts. Here is Julie’s quilt which appears in the brand-new May/June issue of Quiltmaker. Raspberry Dessert … Continue reading

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*QM Scrap Squad Projects Revealed: Giveaways!

The QM Scrap Squad has been busily sewing on their scrappy versions of Julie Herman’s Raspberry Dessert. You’ll find this quilt in the May/June Quiltmaker which begins mailing to subscribers today. The Scrap Squad got the pattern February 1 and … Continue reading

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Quilt Show Humor: Giveaway

I got the funniest press release this week from the Home Machine Quilting Show, scheduled for May 5–7 in Salt Lake City. It highlights five of the wonderful teachers who will be there, like Renae Haddadin and Suzanne Hyland. Just … Continue reading

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Dress the Bed!

A lovely quilter named Kaye invited me to an area guild’s special event last weekend. It was an old-fashioned “bed turning” and luncheon called Dress the Bed. I had never been to a bed turning and it was so much … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: 100 Blocks Volume 3 Cover

We’re working hard these days on 100 Blocks, Volume 3 and I thought I’d show you the cover for a sneak peek at some of the new designers and new blocks coming your way soon. These issues are so much … Continue reading

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First Friday Show & Tell

Would the promise of fun prizes motivate you to post quilt photos online? We hope so! Quiltmaker is happy to announce the launch of First Friday Show & Tell! You’ll be able to post photos of quilts you’ve made from … Continue reading

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Comfort Quilts for Japan

When disaster strikes, quilters want to know how they can help. Our co-workers at Quilters Newsletter are inviting comfort quilts for Japan. You can find all the details in this blog post. If you’d like to spread the word, use … Continue reading

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Quilting & Embroidery: A Peek Inside

The Spring 2011 issue of Quilting & Embroidery is on newsstands now. It’s packed with fun projects for anyone who enjoys machine embroidery. Here’s a partial peek into what this issue holds. The first thing you’ll notice on the cover … Continue reading

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Guest Blogging Today

On behalf of Quiltmaker, today I’m guest blogging over at Leona’s Quilting Adventues. I already said everything over there, so I won’t say more here. Please go check Leona’s blog and then you’ll know what to do here when you … Continue reading

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Jennifer Chiaverini Visits Quiltmaker

We were thrilled late last year when New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini of the Elm Creek Quilts novels submitted a block for our newsstand special 100 Blocks from Today’s Top Designers, Volume 3. This issue goes onsale May … Continue reading

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