Monthly Archives: September 2011

Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt 2011 Opens

Quiltmaker‘s Treasure Hunt opens today, Friday Sept. 30 at 11 am Mountain time. I hope you’ll find a Nov/Dec issue and get started at your leisure. The print issue is the place to begin. Each ad by a sponsor will … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker Book Review: History Repeated

It felt like Christmas on the day when History Repeated arrived in my mailbox. If you admire antique quilts, if you stroke reproduction fabrics, or if you adore vintage scrappy quilts—this is a title you need. Authors Betsy Chutchian and … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Linkin’ Logs by Jane

Today’s featured Linkin’ Logs is by Scrap Squad member Jane from Memphis, Tennessee. Online you may be familiar with her as the blogger ForestJane. We can always count on Jane to put the latest project into Electric Quilt and play, … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Linkin’ Logs by Kim Brandt

Today’s Linkin’ Logs quilt takes off in a new direction and I think you’ll like it. Its maker is Kim Brandt from Poughkeepsie, New York. Kim has a quilting blog you might enjoy. Just recently she blogged in photos about … Continue reading

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Value-able Lessons from Ruth’s Linkin’ Logs

Value for a quilter means the lightness or darkness of a fabric, especially in relation to the fabrics that surround it. Contrast is the amount of difference between the fabrics.  The ideas of value and contrast go hand in hand. … Continue reading

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Quilters and Their Dogs

On the September/October cover of Quiltmaker, we featured an adorable dog quilt named “Let Sleeping Dogs Lie” by Denise Russart. Can I tell you how much we love that quilt? In fact, we all argued a little bit about who … Continue reading

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Back to School Party Giant Giveaway

We’ve wrapped up all but one thing in Quiltmaker‘s Back to School Party—the great big giveaway! As a thank you for participating whether by reading, commenting or sewing along, we have for one lucky winner fabric bundles from all seven … Continue reading

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Elm Creek Quilts Contest Kickoff: Caroline’s Bouquet

Today we’re happy to kick off a new contest! It’s called Caroline’s Bouquet and is found on our contest page. You may be familiar with the famous Elm Creek Quilts novels and their author, Jennifer Chiaverini. You may not know … Continue reading

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Linkin’ Logs by Ruth Wasmuth of QM’s Scrap Squad

If you’re new to Quilty Pleasures, welcome! I’m so glad you’re here. Quiltmaker‘s Scrap Squad is eight select readers who each make a scrappy version of one pattern from each regular issue of Quiltmaker. The featured quilt in the Sept/Oct … Continue reading

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Home Sweet(water) Home Giveaway

We’re always excited to see what the ladies at Sweetwater are up to. At the last Spring Quilt Market, we noticed a little extra excitement in their booth. With a little inspiration from their Hometown fabric line from Moda Fabrics, … Continue reading

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