Monthly Archives: February 2012

Announcing QM Rocks the Blocks

Please join us Tuesday, March 6 for a special one-day event as QM Rocks the Blocks! Help us celebrate the newsstand debut of Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks. We’ll have many ways to win and we’ll give away 20 copies … Continue reading

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Scrap Squad: Mel’s Chain Reaction and Giveaway!

The QM Scrap Squad is a select group of seven QM readers. They take one pattern from each regular issue of Quiltmaker and make their own scrappy versions to inspire you. The featured quilt from the March/April issue is Chain … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasure, Behind the Design

We planned to have a focus on pieced borders in our March/April ’12 issue. To me, pieced borders add a lot of interest to a quilt, and I wanted to design a quilt for this issue. Here’s my “Hidden Treasure.” … Continue reading

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Reviews and Giveaways

I love it when the UPS truck drives in to my yard. The driver usually has something quilty to deliver. Not long ago it was boxes of books and fabric and it felt like Christmas. Now it’s product review and … Continue reading

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Growing a Garden…

…Quiltmaker’s Garden that is! In our March/April ’12 issue on newsstands and at quiltandsewshop.com now, we unveiled our 30th anniversary quilt. It’s a beauty and we just love it! QM’s editor-in-chief, June Dudley wanted something special to commemorate this milestone, … Continue reading

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Quilt Tops for Giveaway!

Our March/April issue features some beautiful color options, and today we’re hosting a giveaway for three of them. A new quilt top could be on its way to you shortly. In case you’re not familiar with the idea of color … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Cathy’s Chain Reaction

The QM Scrap Squad is a select group of seven QM readers. They take one pattern from each regular issue of Quiltmaker and make their own scrappy versions to inspire you.The featured quilt from the March/April issue is Chain Reaction, … Continue reading

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Still More March/April Highlights

We focused on Sewing Beautiful Borders in the March/April ’12 issue of Quiltmaker. Hidden Treasure is a design by Carolyn Beam, QM’s Creative Editor, featuring an idea she’s been playing with for a long time. She takes elements from the … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Jackie’s Chain Reaction

The QM Scrap Squad is a select group of seven QM readers. They take one pattern from each regular issue of Quiltmaker and make their own scrappy versions to inspire you. The featured quilt from the March/April issue is Chain … Continue reading

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Be the Next Timeless Stitch Star

Our preferred fabric partner Timeless Treasures is running a design contest called Timeless Stitch Star. Could that Star be you? 1st Prize: $5,000 and a Horizon Memory Craft 7700QCP Sewing Machine by Janome, a $2,999.00 value. 2nd Prize: $1,000 and … Continue reading

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