Monthly Archives: January 2013

Running Smack Dab into Ugly. Or Not!

Please note: You’ll only get the full impact of this post if you read to the end. It’s worth it, I promise! *     *     *     *     * I stumbled upon a great scrap quilt via Pinterest not long ago and … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Cathy’s Caribbean Vacation

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.   This quilt is found on the cover of … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Volume 1 Reprint Issue & Mug Winners!

Thank you to everyone who visited the 100 Blocks Volume 1 Designers Blogs! The designer list will always be there if you want to see what they are up to in the future! Congratulations to the winners of the 100 Blocks … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Volume 6 Haiku Contest Winners!

The winners of the 100 Blocks Volume 6 Haiku contest have been revealed! Go to the contest page to read the 10 winning Haiku. Each author of a top 10 haiku wins 10 designer blocks as published in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Volume … Continue reading

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Color My World by Elizabeth Dackson

The Jan/Feb issue of Quiltmaker focuses on color with a section called “Color Me Creative.”   One of the quilts patterned is Color My World by Elizabeth Dackson of the popular blog “Don’t Call Me Betsy.” I chatted with Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Saving Spools in 2013

A year ago I saw a post by Karen Griska of Selvage Blog about saving her empty thread spools in 2011. She emptied 31 spools that year. Since it was the first year she had saved spools, she didn’t really … Continue reading

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Donna’s Caribbean Vacation

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.   This quilt is found on the cover of … Continue reading

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Giveaway! Mugs! 100 Blocks Volume 1 Reprint

Today’s a big day for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks. We’ve reprinted Volume 1, which sold out before many readers had a chance to get it. Now the blocks that started it all are back!             In … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunt 2012 Prizes

Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt Contest The searching has ended, the winners have been chosen, and now the packages have shipped! QM’s Editorial Assistant Shayla Wolf has been busy handling paperwork and sending boxes to the 27 Treasure Hunt winners in QM’s … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Jennifer’s Caribbean Vacation

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.   This quilt is found on the cover of … Continue reading

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