Monthly Archives: November 2011

Pin It!

Over the years, I’ve collected lots of different pins—from quilt shows, different guilds I’ve belonged to—you name it, I’ve got a pin from it. Right now, they’re sitting in a plastic bag, neatly tucked away in a drawer. I’ve always … Continue reading

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Elm Creek Quilts: Tips for Caroline’s Bouquet

By Peg Spradlin Author and quilt designer Jennifer Chiaverini’s Caroline’s Bouquet is included in Quiltmaker’s Small Quilts & Gifts. It’s a lovely little wall hanging which ties into the plot of her newest Elm Creek Quilts novel which just appeared … Continue reading

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Special Veteran’s Day Giveaway

Today is Veterans’ Day in the United States. This day is intended to honor and thank all who served in the United States Armed Forces. It’s the first Veterans Day that I’m without my father, a proud World War II … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Volume 4: Guiding Light

Welcome to day 5 of our 100 Blocks, Volume 4 blog tour. I hope you’ve enjoyed browsing the different designer’s blogs throughout the week. We certainly have a lot of talented designers in this issue. A little bit about my … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Blog Tour: Day 5 Giveaway

Today’s the final day of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 4 blog tour, but certainly not the last of the fun we have planned for you. You’re invited to come back to Quilty Pleasures on a regular basis! We offer a … Continue reading

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Items of Interest to Quilters

We know that some of this week’s readers are new because of the blog tour, so Welcome! Even if you’ve been reading Quilty Pleasures for longer, may I have your ear for a minute to share with you other items … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Blog Tour: Day 4 Giveaway

This is Day 4 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour. We’re glad you’re here! Whether you can spend a few minutes or a few hours, we hope you’ll enjoy all the exciting possibilities offered by today’s designers and their incredible … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Volume 4: Re-leaf

So glad to see you on Day 4 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 4 blog tour. If you dropped in on Monday and followed the link to Sonja Callaghan’s blog at Artisania, you got a sneak peek at my Re-leaf … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Volume 4: Best Friends

Of all the quilt blocks in the big, wide world of quilting, the Friendship Star is my favorite. It’s a simple block, not terribly spectacular, but I guess just the feeling of it makes me all warm and fuzzy. It … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Blog Tour: Day 3 Giveaway

Welcome to Day 3 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 4 blog tour. The comments tell us you’re enjoying all of the ideas and inspiration and we’re so glad. Today’s featured sponsor is Moda Fabrics. Visit Moda’s blog for a chance … Continue reading

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