Monthly Archives: January 2012

Tuesday Review: Vintage Images on Fabric; Giveaway!

There’s something about vintage images that is so charming. Whether on postcards, in advertisements, on weathered signs or tattered Valentines, I just can’t resist a beautiful drawing from days gone by. I have a Pinterest board to keep some of … Continue reading

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Great Books on Scrap Quilts

We talk a lot about scrap quilts here—we love them and it seems you do, too! We had a giveaway this week in celebration of the retiring 2011 Scrap Squad, and we’re sending three winners a variety of fabrics and … Continue reading

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QM’s Block Party: Carolyn on Williamsburg, Giveaway!

You may have heard that Quiltmaker is planning a Block Party for August 2–4 in Williamsburg, VA. I asked QM Creative Editor Carolyn Beam to share about what she’ll be teaching there. You can find complete event and registration details … Continue reading

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Quilty Causes Update

Often we hear of quilting groups or charities in need of donated quilts for their special cause. We know that our donated quilts will go to people in need, but often we don’t get to hear all the details. But … Continue reading

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Saying Thank You; Giveaway!

Sometimes you just have to say thank you! That’s what Quiltmaker is doing today, in honor of the 2011 QM Scrap Squad. Ruth Wasmuth Carol Vickers Kim Brandt Dionne Gordon Pat St-Onge Donna Amos Linda Ferguson Forest Jane This talented … Continue reading

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Tuesday Review: Pretty in Patchwork Doll Quilts

What’s new in the world of quilting products? Visit Quilty Pleasures on the second day of most work weeks for QM’s Tuesday Review. Pretty in Patchwork Doll Quilts by Cathy Gaubert; Lark Crafts Pretty in Patchwork Doll Quilts is one … Continue reading

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QM Shorts; Giveaway!

Last week’s QM Shorts post about using batting scraps generated some comments on opposite ends of the opinion spectrum. Here are two. From Regina: “As someone who…uses batting scraps for purse handles and other small crafties—I am cringing at the … Continue reading

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QM Shorts: Batting Repurposed

QM Shorts: Thoughts, Tips or Tricks in just a few paragraphs! *     *     *     *     * When I finish quilting a project, I trim the backing and batting even with the quilt top and am left with a pile that … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Carol’s Hip to be Square

The QM Scrap Squad is eight select readers who make scrappy versions from one pattern in each regular issue of Quiltmaker. In the Jan/Feb issue, the featured pattern is Hip to be Square, a design by Elizabeth Dackson. The original … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Ruth’s Hip to be Square

QM’s Scrap Squad is a group of eight select readers. They make scrappy versions from one pattern in each regular issue. We reveal their quilts one by one on Quilty Pleasures. Today we hear from Ruth Wasmuth. Ruth lives in … Continue reading

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