QM Rocks the Blocks: 20 Giveaways!

Today QM Rocks the Blocks!

What does that mean?

We’ve taken beautiful blocks from the first five volumes of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks and used them in 19 quilt projects for Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, appearing at quilt shops and newsstands today!

QMMS 120023 cover 500 QM Rocks the Blocks: 20 Giveaways!To celebrate and to get this issue into as many hands as possible, we’re giving away 20 copies here on Quilty Pleasures! Find the details below.

Some issue highlights we think you’ll enjoy:

Nancy Mahoney took Cornflowers, block #347 from Volume 4


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Cornflowers by Nancy Mahoney, block #347 from Volume 4 of Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks

…and created the stunning Mexican Sunflowers, a 93″ queen with a border to die for!


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Mexican Sunflowers, designed and made by Nancy Mahoney, appears in Quilts from Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks, Fall '12 edition.


Ann Weber treats us to a project made with Buckle Up, block #319 from Volume 4.


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Buckle Up by Ann Weber, block #319 from Volume 4 of Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks


She made All Buckled Up, below. I love how the buckles embellish the border!


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Ann Weber designed and made All Buckled Up, which appears in Quilts from Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks, Fall '12 edition.

And how about Martha Walker’s use of Garden, block #363 from Volume 4?


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Martha Walker's Garden, block #363 from Volume 4 of Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks

She created the exciting 36″ wall quilt Posy Path, below.


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Posy Path, designed and made by Martha Walker, appears in Quilts from Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks, Fall '12 edition.

QM readers can’t get enough of Sonja Callaghan. She used Lil’ Matryoshka, block #415 from Volume 5


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Sonja Callaghan's block #415 from Volume 5 of Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks, called Lil' Matryoshka

…to make 13 Lil’ Matryoshki, below. The soft blue and yellow colors are very attractive.


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13 Lil' Matryoshki by Sonja Callaghan is patterned in the Fall '12 edition of Quilts from Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks.

And one more. Melissa Corry used Gear Works, block #456 from Volume 5


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Gear Works, block #456 from Volume 5 of Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks

…to make Shifting Gears, below.


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Shifting Gears, designed by Melissa Corry and made by Melissa and Natalia Bonner, is patterned in Quilts from Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks, Fall '12 edition.

Wouldn’t this be a great guy quilt?! The 68″ x 80″ throw size is perfect for football watching this winter.


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And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. This issue has all of these plus 14 more quilts!

See all the projects in this issue in the online Table of Contents.

At just $6.99, a magazine is by far the best value for quilting patterns. That comes out to about 37 cents per pattern. You can’t beat it.

If the issue isn’t locally available, please visit our shop site for a hard copy or a digital version. Easy peasy!

We promised a giveaway to celebrate QM’s Rock the Blocks, so here goes. Please leave a comment here by midnight Wednesday, Sept. 5 for a chance to win this issue. Answer this question: From what you’ve seen, what project in this issue has piqued your interest? We’ll choose 20 (that’s right, twenty!) winners and announce them here.

Please note: There are corrections to the pull-out pattern section in this issue. Please see this post for details. We regret the errors.

Quick Recap: Lots of chances to win! Please leave a comment. Please tell your friends. Please buy Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks because you’ll love it!

See this related designers’ blog post for many more chances to win a copy of this issue.

About Diane Harris

I'm an editor for Quiltmaker magazine in Golden, Colorado, USA. For six years, I wrote pattern instructions, product reviews and how-to articles. Then I spent four years as QM's Interactive Editor, working to generate much of our online content. Now I'm back to patterns and how-tos, which is a great fit for me. I still love writing about quilt-related topics for Quilty Pleasures, and I always have my finger on the pulse of the quilting world. I teach a variety of quilt classes and give guild programs, too. Reach me by email: editor@quiltmaker.com.
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1,461 Responses to QM Rocks the Blocks: 20 Giveaways!

  1. Jenni Jones says:

    I would love a copy of the 100 blocks give away, as it is not in the UK, i can’t get hold of it easily… so would love to be lucky in receiving this….love piecework.. and the blocks look enchanting… just want a chance to piece them…. Thanks in anticipation…

  2. Margie Akers says:

    Beautiful quilts – would love to win a copy. Thanks.

  3. Jenny Smith says:

    I love quarter square triangles so Posy Path would be my first choice, Jenny

  4. connie from St. Louis says:

    Of the quilts shown, I would have to go with Posy Path, it just yelled at me “You have to make me, you know you do”.

  5. Anda says:

    I love Mexican Sunflowers, stunning! awolk at rogers dot com

  6. Nancy Harvel says:

    I would love to win this book. My favorite is Mexican Sunflowers. The flower petals remind me of a pinwheel block I seen on Fons and Porter and I loved it. I have been trying to master for two days. Thanks

  7. JoanneJsilverstrom says:

    Would love to make all 100 blocks

  8. Judy Gordon says:

    I love the cornflowers – have just the right place for a wall hanging.

  9. Deborah D says:

    Thank you, thank you, thank you. : )
    Hi I am new at quilting and just learning on all the differant styles and names, I love what I see and really could use the 100! blocks, It will help me to know what I like. This great and so much fun for us quilters. I do want it so bad, Cause everthing is so costly an I’m on a fix income and this will help me out tremendously, God Bless Deborah

  10. Anna says:

    100 Blocks WOW… that would keep a quilter busy for life! Well maybe not some quilters I know, but I would need a few lifetimes.. Love the details on the flower applique’s. Beautiful

  11. carol c says:

    any Bonnie Hunter block is my favorite, I need to win this magazine, I cant go anywhere to buy it

  12. Wayne says:

    Would love to get a copy – My wife wants to start quilting. So this would be GREAT!

  13. Ginger says:

    What lovely fun projects and I would love to win.

  14. Bethana Herrige says:

    Yippee!!! Table Runners! Love the quilts too

  15. Bethana Herrige says:

    yippee more table runner patterns.. I am known as the table runner queen

  16. vera says:

    Love all the patterns esp .Lil’ Matryoshka . Would love to have this book in my collection
    Enjoy quiltmaker magazine and reading “quips and snips” daily

  17. Bonnie says:

    I love the Mexican Sunflowers, but ALL of them are SOOO cute, how can I pick just one?!?

  18. Nataly Poiré says:

    I love the Buckle Up pattern! I am excited to get this magazine, thanks for the chance to win!

  19. Diana says:

    Love the Posey paths block. Would love to win too as the magazine has so many beautiful blocks inside.

  20. Kathy O'Sullivan says:

    I have collected these magazines for years! Can’t wait to see the blocks made into quilts. The Cornflower Quilt melts my heart.

  21. Linda Elrod says:

    This book looks really neat. love all the blocks . I wwould really make some cool and great quilts with this. Thanks for all the things you do.

  22. Patti says:

    They are all so beautiful, which makes it hard to pick. If I had to pick, unfortunately, I could not pick just one. I am partial to flowers, as well as blues and pinks, and love how the blocks for Mexican Sunflower and All Buckled Up turned out. They are my favorites.

  23. Gail Barabasz says:

    I love several of the quilts. I would make a version of the the Lil’ Matryoshka quilt. My husband is Ukranian and this celebrates his heritage. I will purchase the magazine if I do not win.

  24. Linda says:

    Since I love most quilts I like the intresting shifting gears quilt.

  25. Elizabeth says:

    I hope it is not too late to enter for a chance to win. Love the quilts they all have made.

  26. Debbie says:

    Love it and I will share if I win and have purchased already

  27. Ann Nardi says:

    I would love to make peek aboo bunnies for my new baby nephew

  28. Judy says:

    With only 14oo entries, my chances are slight, BUT I’d love to get the table runner patterns.

  29. Mary Weiker says:

    These patterns look so interesting and I would love to get a copy of this.


  30. maryann says:

    The Joy of QUILTIG your magazine 100 time over.

  31. Mary Mahan says:

    I love quilt patterns. I need this for my collection. I could make lots of quilts.

  32. Nancy Bonnette says:

    I find the russian doll quilt so cool so different and both my sister and I collect so. I may have to consider these quilts. Love to win the boom so I can learn more
    Thank you for the opertunity

  33. Diane Paquin Provost says:

    I love magazines and I love trying new patterns

  34. Dodi says:

    Love “All Buckled Up”! Thanks for the chance to win!

  35. Bente says:

    I absoutely love this magazines!
    Thanks for the chance to win ☺

  36. Judy says:

    What nifty blocks the designers have made. Love the dolls!

  37. Carol Barringer says:

    What a great selection of quilts. I enjoyed seeing the original blocks paired with the new quilt designs, and followed the links back to several designers. You are right: the magazine is a great value, and I’ll be checking my local supermarket because I “never” win anything!

  38. Patti Creel says:

    I like the Mexican Sunflowers the best!

  39. Karen says:

    I love Mexican Sunflowers!

  40. Joy Lee says:

    I really like “All Buckled Up”.

  41. Mary Franson says:

    The magazine look wonderful, I would love to have it. All the quilts are awesome it hard to pick one,Posy Path is my choice.

  42. Darlene Krystal says:

    Block 363…Posy Path…right now I’m doing a lot of applique blocks to create a new quilt design in a circular style…and the bias applique flower looks cool and simple…I think it would work with my floral circular quilt design…thanks for showing some cool quilt blocks…Darlene

  43. Sherry MArtin says:

    The cornflower is adorable, they are all fun,, cornflower my favorite!

  44. Linda says:

    I love the quiltmaker magazine. I can’t wait to see this new one in person!

  45. Deborah Nowland says:

    I liked the “Surfs Up” Table Runner.

  46. Sharon Krulitz says:

    Moose Tracks looks like a great new challenge :)

  47. Denny Gonzales says:

    I have all of the 100 block issues I’ve made several quilts out of them they are all awesome!!!! Thank you very much.

  48. Pamela says:

    I like All Aglow. It is an interesting design and you can use large floweres for some of the blocks.

  49. BevM says:

    I love the Mexican Sunflowers. Thanks for this opportunity. If I don’t win I’ll be buying this issue as soon as I can find it.

  50. Judy Johnson says:

    “Shifting Gears” is calling to me!

  51. ester nelson says:

    Oh where to start? I loved all of them shown and I would love to have the patterns to make several of them. So thanks for the chance, and I do hope that I will win one!

  52. Celeste Catano says:

    I love the black, red and white quilt on the cover.

  53. Maxine says:

    I like Buckle up.

  54. Carmen says:

    I would love to win a copy. Lots of great quilts in this one!

  55. victoria says:

    i <3 cornflowers

  56. Deanna says:

    What a beautiful magazine! I can bet that it is overflowing with inspiration. This is definitely one of those “keeper” magazines!! I would love to make them all!

  57. Ruth Ann Mistler says:

    Coneflower…block no 347!! Love it…

  58. Karen Pollard says:

    I love the Ho Ho Snow pattern. This time of year I’m always looking for cute Christmas and fall holiday ideas. I would LOVE to win this!!!

  59. Jerry Beavers says:

    I too would love to win this & if I don’t, I will pick one up.

  60. Lynne says:

    The folded flower block is just gorgeous as are the nesting dolls.
    Keep up the good work :-)

  61. Beth says:

    Abloomin’ Garden intrigues me because I love piecework, but I’ve recently taken some applique courses and am now confident doing this technique as well. I’d love to try this quilt because it uses both piecework and applique, and the finished result is just gorgeous!

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