Yearly Archives: 2012

Quiltmaker’s Countdown to Christmas, Day 2

Welcome to Quiltmaker’s Countdown to Christmas, Day 2. Are you ready to learn and be inspired? Today I want to share with you links to a couple of quilty items. Take your time and enjoy them, and if you think … Continue reading

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Helpful Hint on Machine Quilting

Quiltmaker celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2012 with the publication of Quiltmaker’s Garden as a series quilt. Our quilt was made by Peg Spradlin from Cozad, Nebraska. Peg has sewn for us and our sister publications for many years. She … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Countdown to Christmas

Welcome to Day 1 of Quiltmaker’s Countdown to Christmas. On weekdays through Dec. 21, we’ll share holiday cheer with you here on Quilty Pleasures. Think patterns, freebies, recipes and giveaways. Some days will be simple quilty Christmas eye candy—all you … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Jennifer’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 Countdown to Christmas

I hope you’ll join us beginning Monday, Dec. 3 for Quiltmaker’s Countdown to Christmas here on Quilty Pleasures. We’ll have posts each weekday through Dec. 21 to help make your holidays more fun.   We’ll share recipes, patterns, ideas and … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Cathy’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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An Elf for Yourself + Giveaway

We love Just Another Button Company! From their whimsical buttons. . . to fun pins . . . Kits to make pincushions . . .   and more! We just can’t get enough! If you’re looking for some quilty gifts, … Continue reading

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Jackie’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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Blocks: We’re Giving Them Away

When we publish a new volume of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, the designers actually make a real quilt block and send it to us. We use them to draft and write the block patterns.   We press them and photograph them. … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Jill’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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