Monthly Archives: June 2011

Italian Inspiration

I recently spent 2 weeks in Northern Italy with my family and my parents. We flew into Milan and spent time in Varese (near Lake Maggiore), Venice, Maranello (at the Ferrari museum), Lucca, Pisa, and Florence. Yes I know, you … Continue reading

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Summer Secret Window, Part 2

Now that summer has officially arrived here in the U.S., I am really feeling my Summer version of  Debbie Caffrey’s Secret Window mystery quilt! This Simple Pleasures collection by Debbie Beaves for RJR Fabrics is just so refreshing and I’m … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Spinout by Dionne

We’re down to the very last Spinout reveal! We tried something new this time around, giving each Scrap Squad member a separate post. We shared more detail about each quilt. How did you like it? Today’s featured Scrap Squad member … Continue reading

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Salute to Plaid: Alternate Sizes

Hello! Happy Friday! Hope you had a great week, and have some fun quilty things to do this weekend! In the July/August ’11 issue of Quiltmaker we featured the pattern Salute to Plaid by Natalia Bonner (page 18). It’s a … Continue reading

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*Giveaway & QM Scrap Squad: Spinout by Kim

Today’s featured Scrap Squad member is Kim Brandt from Poughkeepsie, New York. Kim Brandt Kim got right down to brass tacks when she shared her thoughts about Spinout. I loved what she had to say and maybe you will, too: … Continue reading

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Debbie Caffrey Interview and Secret Window, Part 2

We are having so much fun with Debbie Caffrey’s Secret Window mystery quilt. I love seeing how Paula’s and Denise’s quilts are coming along and how different each of ours looks! How is your quilt coming along? Here are my … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Spinout by Jane

It’s time to reveal another Spinout quilt by the QM Scrap Squad. Today’s featured Scrap Squad member is Jane. She loves to play in Electric Quilt and in Photoshop and is always doing something fun with the current Scrap Squad … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker Visits AccuQuilt

A       CC       U       QUILT! Gimme an A! Gimme a Double-C! Gimme a U! Gimme a QUILT! What you do get?   AccuQuilt!   That was the spirit of fun and excitement at AccuQuilt last week when I attended the Second … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Spinout by Pat

Today’s featured Scrap Squad member is Pat St-Onge from New Brunswick in Canada. We’re so glad to have Pat on the team, as QM has lots and lots of Canadian readers. You can see Pat’s blog here. I was so … Continue reading

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Links We Love: Theme “Color”

Color is a topic quilters find endlessly fascinating (or frustrating). There are great online tools you may find helpful—or inspirational! Try these on for size. • colorschemedesigner.com Be sure to click around and see all the different things you can … Continue reading

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