Monthly Archives: November 2011

QM Scrap Squad: Dream Catcher by Pat St-Onge

In every regular issue of Quiltmaker, the QM Scrap Squad takes one pattern and creates scrappy versions of it to inspire and delight our readers. The featured quilt in Nov/Dec ’11 is Dream Catcher, which was part of the red … Continue reading

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Little Things Make a Difference: Thread-Needle-Tension

I spent much of last weekend at my sewing machine, and I was reminded of a few basics I return to time and again. They’re little things about sewing, quilting and machines that make a BIG difference. I hope you’ll … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Dream Catcher by Donna Amos

In every regular issue of Quiltmaker, the QM Scrap Squad takes one pattern and creates scrappy versions of it to inspire and delight our readers. The featured quilt in Nov/Dec ’11 is Dream Catcher, which was part of the red … Continue reading

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Quilting Designs Volume 8 Giveaway

Most of us are enjoying a long Thanksgiving weekend with friends and family here in the U.S. Seems like a good time to celebrate the release of Quiltmaker’s Quilting Motifs Volume 8. This one’s a beauty—it’s sure to help make … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Dream Catcher by Carol Vickers

In every regular issue of Quiltmaker, the QM Scrap Squad takes one pattern and creates scrappy versions of it to inspire and delight our readers. The featured quilt in Nov/Dec ’11 is Dream Catcher, which was part of the red … Continue reading

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Jan/Feb ’12: QM Turns 30 Block Challenge

It’s a block challenge! In conjunction with Quiltmaker’s 30th anniversary in 2012, we invite you to use our free pattern to make an updated version of Sweethearts’ Chain. Sweethearts’ Chain from Fall/Winter ’85 Designed by Christine N. Brown, the current … Continue reading

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Guess Who I Saw?

Several of the Quiltmaker staff were in Houston for International Quilt Market recently. We each had a different agenda—I got to visit with designers. It’s nice to reconnect with designers from past issues of Quiltmaker and QM’s 100 Blocks, but … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Dream Catcher by Kim; Giveaway!

In every regular issue of Quiltmaker, the QM Scrap Squad takes one pattern and creates scrappy versions of it to inspire and delight our readers. The featured quilt in Nov/Dec ’11 is Dream Catcher, which was part of the red … Continue reading

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Quilting Motifs Volume 8 Has Arrived

Big news today at Quiltmaker! The eighth volume of Quilting Motifs has arrived and it’s beautiful. You may know that from its beginnings in 1982, Quiltmaker has always told readers how to quilt each and every project. We pride ourselves … Continue reading

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Blog Tour Winners

All of the winners in last week’s 100 Blocks blog tour have been selected and notified. Please check your email (and [gasp] your junk mail folder) in case it was you! Here’s the list: Day 1 Prize Bundles went to … Continue reading

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