Monthly Archives: May 2012

Win! Christmas in July Contest

The calendar still says May, but we’re kicking off a Christmas in July contest now because the July/August issue of Quiltmaker is on its way. Inside you’ll find that many of the color options—a total of eight—are made from holiday … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Jill’s Ladder of Success

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 May/June issue is Ladder … Continue reading

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Big News from Quiltmaker

I’m thrilled to announce a new book today: 200 Blocks from Quiltmaker Magazine…and a contest where five people have the chance to win the new book AND a pair of 100 Blocks mugs, Vols. 1 and 2. Did that catch … Continue reading

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100 Blocks at Quilt Market

One of my jobs at International Quilt Market in Kansas City last week was to connect with 100 Blocks designers and see what they’re up to. These are a talented—and busy—bunch of folks! Here’s Alyssa Thomas, the designer behind Penguin … Continue reading

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Sulky’s Tips for Longarm Success: Giveaway Part 5

Quiltmaker is happy to partner with Sulky for the last in a five-part thread giveaway. *     *     *     *     *   *     *     *     *     * Sulky of America has several longarm machine experts among its national educating staff. Sue … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Bonnie’s Ladder of Success; 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 May/June issue is Ladder … Continue reading

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Quilt Show at The Kansas City Star, Part 1

We went to a quilt exhibit at The Kansas City Star last week while in Kansas City for International Quilt Market. They treated us to a whole bunch of eye candy! Most of the quilts are from books the Star … Continue reading

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Free Pattern: Up Up & Away

I was treated to a wonderful rendition of QM’s 2012 Project Linus quilt during a meeting last week of Prairie Pioneer Quilters Guild in Grand Island, Nebraska. A gal named Roberta Seaman was kind enough to bring her Up, Up … Continue reading

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QM Shorts: Mascara Wand Cleaners

By Jill Montgomery from Fairfield, Ohio, a member of QM’s 2012 Scrap Squad   I picked up this tip shortly after I started quilting and it has been a lifesaver for keeping my machines running smoothly! Use a clean mascara … Continue reading

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100 Blocks: All Sorts of Options

Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks is a newsstand-only publication which debuted in 2009. Its success has led us to make it available in more ways. Now you can choose the one that suits you best.   In print: Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks comes … Continue reading

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