Monthly Archives: May 2012

Quilters, Quilts and Angels

We have a great story to share with you today. It’s longer than our usual posts but I think you’ll find it’s worth the space. You may know that for every volume of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, we have a team … Continue reading

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Sulky’s Tips for Thread Success, Giveaway Part 4

Quiltmaker is happy to partner with Sulky for the fourth in a five-part thread giveaway. After reading Patti’s tips, please leave a comment for your chance to win. *     *     *     *     * Sulky’s Tips for Thread Success Part 2 … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Jennifer’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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Introducing QM’s Patch Pals

Have you noticed Quiltmaker’s Patch Pals series of pictorial animal designs? QM Graphic Designer Denise Starck went to work on the first designs early in 2010 and hasn’t stopped yet.   The idea was to create simple pictures using only … Continue reading

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Welcome to Quilty Pleasures!

If you’re new to Quilty Pleasures, welcome! If you read QP already, thanks for being here. Today we’re highlighting two of our most popular posts. Lots of quilters have learned from these. Enjoy!   A Quick Quilt Label Method   … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Volume 5: Facet-nating

Can you believe we’re at Volume 5 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks? That means we’ve published 500 blocks in these special issues since 2009—wow! From wondering “what if . . .”, 100 Blocks has grown beyond anything we imagined three years … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Blog Tour: Day 5 Giveaways

It’s the final day of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour. We’re glad you’re here! Just a few days now until Volume 5, the orange issue, officially appears on newsstands May 8. Please look for it locally. It will also be … Continue reading

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The Great Big Bundle Giveaway! U.S. Version

The culmination of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour is the Great Big Bundle Giveaway! Many industry sponsors and block designers have partnered with Quiltmaker to put together two amazing prize packages—which include a much-coveted 100 Blocks mug. One goes to … Continue reading

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The Great Big Bundle Giveaway! Outside U.S. Version

The culmination of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour is the Great Big Bundle Giveaway! Many industry sponsors and block designers have partnered with Quiltmaker to put together two amazing prize packages—which include a much-coveted 100 Blocks mug. One goes to … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Volume 5: Some-Bunny

I love love LOVE wool applique. If I had to go live on a desert island and had to pick 3 things to take with me, one of those things would be my drawer(s)(dresser)(closet) full of wool applique projects. A … Continue reading

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