Monthly Archives: December 2012

QM Scrap Squad: Bonnie’s Bella Amore

The QM Scrap Squad is a select group of seven QM readers. They take one pattern from each regular issue of Quiltmaker and create their own scrappy versions to inspire you. The Scrap Squad recently went to work using the … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Fabric Partners: Giveaway!

The Countdown to Christmas continues here on Quilty Pleasures. I’m glad you’re back! Each year Quiltmaker partners with select fabric companies to bring you the best new fabric in the industry. You’ll see their fabric in our pages, on our … Continue reading

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Countdown to Christmas Day 8, Giveaway!

Welcome back! Quiltmaker’s Countdown to Christmas continues with a giveaway of great Kansas City Star books. There will be five lucky winners. Do you know that feeling when you see something and it just grips you—you absolutely love it? This … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad Applications Open

We’re looking for some great scrap quilters! Applications for the 2013 QM Scrap Squad are open. Scrap Squad members are given one predetermined pattern from each issue; they make a scrappy version of the quilt for online publication. QM provides … Continue reading

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Quilts from Int’l Quilt Study Center and Museum

Quiltmaker’s Countdown to Christmas continues and already we’re on Day 7. Have we got a treat for you—so much quilty loveliness I can hardly stand it.     You may be familiar with the International Quilt Study Center and Museum … Continue reading

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Countdown to Christmas: Day 6, Quilter’s Wish List

It’s always fun to make a Christmas list, and it’s even better when you include some items to enhance your quilting and creativity. QM’s Associate Editor Eileen Fowler has the task of watching for new products in the quilt industry. … Continue reading

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Recent Holiday Quilts: Countdown Continues, Day 5

Quiltmaker’s Countdown to Christmas continues! Today we’re featuring a virtual Show & Tell of Christmas or holiday quilts we have published in the past few years. Each image is linked to our shop site where that issue may be purchased, … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt 2012: Results to Come

As of Tuesday night, Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt contest is over. We wanted to thank each one of our readers and customers for their entries. We really appreciate the time and energy you spent on the Treasure Hunt and we hope … Continue reading

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Countdown to Christmas: Past Holiday Quilts

Welcome back to Quiltmaker’s Countdown to Christmas, where we share all kinds of holiday cheer. I thought it would be fun to show you some of the holiday quilts we’ve published in the past. I spent some time going through … Continue reading

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*Quiltmaker’s Countdown to Christmas Day 3* Giveaway!

Welcome back to Quiltmaker’s Countdown to Christmas. Today I want to tell you about a block that’s easy and fun—and has a smashing effect! This is Asterisk, designed and made by Karen Griska, author of the always interesting Selvage Blog. … Continue reading

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