Monthly Archives: March 2013

Block Party Sponsors: Thank You! Giveaway!

We had such a good time last week in Portland during Quiltmaker‘s Block Party. We partnered with a number of industry leaders who provided support and giveaways for those attending. We’re really grateful to all of them. Below are the … Continue reading

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Comfort Quilts

Four days after Christmas a dear friend told me her 2-year-old nephew Sam had just been diagnosed with cancer. My heart went out to Sam and his family knowing the long, uncertain road ahead for all of them. I wanted … Continue reading

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Wool Applique, You Say?

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a wool applique nerd. Totally and completely. Give me a pile of wool and needle and floss and I’m a happy camper. I have a gigantic stash of wool, and these pictures … Continue reading

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Quilty Quote: Quilters know all the Angles!

Happy Monday from the staff at Quiltmaker! It is Quilty Quote Monday! Here is the latest Quilty Quote from the Quiltmaker staff. Feel free to Pin, Tweet, Facebook, Blog or share it wherever you would like. We have a total of 10 … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Quilty Centerpieces from Two Fat Quarters

Need a simple yet beautiful idea for decorating tables at a quilty event? Use 2 contrasting fat quarters with one cylinder vase (shown with vases that are 3″ diameter, 7″ tall) and a bit of raffia.   Step One: Open … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Block Party in Portland

Hello Quilty Friends! Our Block Party in Portland is in full swing this weekend. There are quilting all-stars teaching, great giveaways and happy quilters everywhere. Here are some (okay, quite a few! =] ) photos of the festivities thus far: … Continue reading

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UFO Update

So it’s been almost a full year since I took a class from Jean Wells and learned to “Get Out of the Box.” You can read about the class in my blog post here. I really enjoyed the free-form piecing … Continue reading

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Tune-Up on Twenty: Sewing Maintenance, Giveaway!

It’s time for your Tune-Up on Twenty. On the 20th of each month, we remind you to take care of your sewing maintenance. Here’s a short checklist. 1. Gently clean the lint/dirt/debris from all areas of your machine as instructed … Continue reading

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Carol’s Project: Corrected Link

Click here to be taken to the post about Carol’s Scrap Squad project. (There was a mixup on the link in Quilty News, so this takes care of that. We apologize for the inconvenience.)

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Quilty Quote: Party like a Block Star!

QM’s Block Party begins tomorrow evening in Portland, Oregon. Our weekly Quilty Quote is appropriate for the event and for anyone who loves quilt blocks and fun times. Enjoy—it’s on us! You’ll find all of our Quilty Quotes on one … Continue reading

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