Monthly Archives: February 2013

Free Quilty Quote for Valentine’s Day to Share

Happy Valentine’s Week from all of us here at Quiltmaker Magazine! We are starting a new tradition of posting a Quilty Quote every Monday. There are a few already posted, that you can check out and share here. Share this … Continue reading

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A Week in the Life: Quilter’s Miscellany

I wanted to share a few tidbits with you today. They’re small things from my week that, when grouped together, make enough for a blog post. We’ll call them A Quilter’s Miscellany. 1. I finished this quilt for my son’s … Continue reading

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Scrap Squad: Majestic Garden meets Quilt of Valor

The Scrap Squad is a select group of eight QM readers. They take one pattern from each regular issue and make scrappy versions to inspire others. The featured Scrap Squad quilt in Quiltmaker’s March/April ’13 issue is Majestic Garden, below. … Continue reading

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Pre-Valentine’s Day Freebie

Have you discovered Quiltmaker on Facebook? We have a lot of fun there, posting pictures of reader quilts, antique quilts, quilty quotes, artistic inspiration, special deals and features from our issues. We’re nearing 20,000 “likes” on Facebook and to celebrate … Continue reading

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Quilt Blocks: Simple Math Part 1

Just the word “math” scares some people away from quilting, but it’s simple when you break it down into parts. The March/April ’13 issue of Quiltmaker is #150, a milestone! To celebrate, we featured a Block Bonanza of 150 quilt … Continue reading

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The Math of 150 Quiltmakers; Giveaway!

Today’s the day the March/April ’13 issue of Quiltmaker officially goes on sale. We’re very excited about this issue—it’s our 150th! One hundred and fifty regular issues, times an average of 10 patterns, is 1,500 quilt patterns. View this issue’s … Continue reading

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QM’s 2013 Scrap Squad Part 2

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to four more members of QM’s brand new 2013 Scrap Squad. But first… If you’re new to Quiltmaker or Quilty Pleasures, welcome! Let me tell you about the Scrap Squad. We know people have … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Gina Elias and Majestic Garden

The Scrap Squad is a select group of eight QM readers. They take one pattern from each regular issue and make scrappy versions to inspire others. A brand new team for 2013 has just finished their first project. Four members … Continue reading

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