Monthly Archives: April 2011

100 Blocks Prize Preview

Designers and quilt-related companies have donated fabulous prizes for next week’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour, which leads up to the appearance of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 3. This issue will be in shops and on newsstands by May 10 and … Continue reading

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Art Quilt Gallery•NYC

When I was in New York for the American Folk Art Museum‘s display of red and white quilts, I took time to go by The City Quilter, a well-known quilt shop in Manhattan. The shop itself was great fun, but … Continue reading

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Secret Window Christmas

Hello! It’s my turn to share the fabrics that I picked for my version of the “Secret Window” mystery quilt that is being featured in the May/June ’11 Quiltmaker magazine.   But first, I must say that I had no … Continue reading

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Today’s Sneak Peek

This is a fun time at Quiltmaker because every day, prizes from designers arrive for the 100 Blocks Blog Tour next week! Here’s a sampling of the books we’ll be giving away. Both are published by Martingale & Company. Kay … Continue reading

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One Man’s Trash…Giveaway!

One man’s trash…is another man’s treasure. Nowhere is this more true than in our circles of quilting friends and acquaintances. My homet0wn guild had a little garage sale at its April meeting. I’ve been looking forward to it since February! … Continue reading

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Quilty Causes

I have come to the conclusion that quilters are about the greatest people on the planet. Don’t you think? Often times, when you hear of trying things happening to people, you soon hear of quilters gathering together to see what … Continue reading

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Two Weeks to 100 Blocks Blog Tour!

Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour (and related giveaways!) kicks off in just two weeks on May 2. Each day we’ll feature links to about a dozen different block designers. Visit the designers for chances to win a copy of Quiltmaker’s … Continue reading

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I Spy Quiltmaker May/June on the Newsstand

Linda recently commented on QM’s Facebook page, “This issue of Quiltmaker (May/June ’11) is my ‘so far FAVORITE!!’ I cannot wait to make the cover pattern, and at least 2 others in it. I have been getting this magazine for … Continue reading

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Secret Window Summer Version

Have you started your mystery quilt?! Part 1 of the Debbie Caffrey mystery, Secret Window, has just been revealed in our May/June ’11 issue and there is still time to join our online quilt-along over at Quilter’s Club of America. … Continue reading

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Secret Window Quilt-Along

The Debbie Caffrey mystery quilt-along, Secret Window,  is just getting under way with part 1 in our May/June ’11 issue. I wanted to share my fabric choices with you. I’m working with Bella by Possibilities for Quilting Treasures. We’re calling … Continue reading

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