Monthly Archives: July 2012

Have You Entered? Christmas in July!

I hope you’ve been able to enter Quiltmaker’s Christmas in July contest. The prizes are wonderful! Imagine opening your mailbox to a package filled with: A Christmas quilt top from the pages of Quiltmaker (see photos below) Bundles of fabric … Continue reading

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Just for Fun: All Buttoned Up

This bling-bling sewing machine caught my eye online recently and I wondered about the person who created it. Her name is Jean Kake, but she is better known as The Quilted Cupcake. She has a blog, a free podcast and … Continue reading

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What Are Your Burning Quilt Questions?

On each of the past few days, I’ve noticed in various places online that quilters have questions they’re hesitant to ask. One person said, “I’ve never understood what a fat quarter is.” Another ventured, “Can I ask a stupid question? … Continue reading

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Quilter’s Attention Deficit Disorder; Giveaway!

Quilter’s Attention Deficit Disorder: Do you have it? I do. I call it QADD. I wake up many mornings with so many ideas swimming in my head, it’s impossible to know where to begin. The conversation in my mind goes … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Donna’s Old Glory

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 Scrap Squad project from the July/August issue of … Continue reading

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Patriotic Quilts: Happy 4th of July!

Today is Independence Day in the U.S. so QM is celebrating with patriotic quilts both new and old. We’ll start off with Old Glory from the brand-new July/August issue of Quiltmaker. Old Glory was designed and made by Margie Ullery … Continue reading

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QM Cool Down: Winter Quilts

Since many of our readers are in the U.S. and the U.S. is enduring a heat wave, it seems like a good time to share some cool wintry quilts. What follows are some of our favorite chilly designs. Grab a … Continue reading

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Christmas in July

Now is a perfect time to enter Quiltmaker’s Christmas in July contest. Inside the July/August issue, you’ll find that many of the color options—a total of eight—are made from holiday fabrics. And all eight will be awarded to lucky winners … Continue reading

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