Monthly Archives: March 2013

Lovin’ Our Local Sponsors

QM’s Block Party is later this week in Portland, Oregon. We are pleased to welcome several local sponsors. Whether or not you’re joining us for the event, please visit these shops should you be in the Pacific Northwest. They come … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Carol’s Holiday 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. The featured Scrap Squad quilt in Quiltmaker’s March/April ’13 issue is Majestic Garden, below. … Continue reading

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Past Posts: Best of Quilty Pleasures Giveaway

We’re hopping at QM this week, getting ready for Block Party in Portland, working on 100 Blocks Volume 8, pushing a regular issue out the door and hanging a new gallery show. We love every minute. I’d invite you to … Continue reading

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PFAFF Announces Winner

PFAFF, a leading global brand of premier sewing and embroidery machines, has announced Susan Dunnavant from Greenville, South Carolina as the overall winner of the “World’s Most Creative Sewer Contest.” The competition, which began May 1, 2012 to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Quilty Quote: Measure Twice, Cut Once!

Happy Monday from the staff at Quiltmaker! We’re pleased to present a new Quilty Quote this week, courtesy of Editorial Assistant Shayla Wolf and Graphic Designer Denise Starck. And isn’t it the truth?! Measure twice so you only have to … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Nicole’s “Seaside” 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. The featured Scrap Squad quilt in Quiltmaker’s March/April ’13 issue is Majestic Garden, below. … Continue reading

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Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks: Designer Links

We’ve been excited this week about the debut of the Spring ’13 edition of Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks. This great new issue has 19 projects to charm you. It’s the one where we get to say: The quilt designs … Continue reading

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A Quilter’s Dilemma—Or Not!

As I do almost every year, I’m working on UFOs this year. I hope to complete 13 in ’13. This idea came from QM Scrap Squad member Marty Dyer-Allison. (The girl also goes for 52 quilts in 52 weeks. Overachiever. … Continue reading

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QM Rocks the Blocks: Giveaways!

Today’s the day!   Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Spring ’13 edition officially appears today at quilt shops and newsstands. It’s the one where QM Rocks the Blocks! Get it locally if you can. If that’s not possible, you’ll find … Continue reading

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QM Rocks the Blocks: Sneak Peek

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, March 5 when the latest edition of Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks appears at quilt shops and newsstands. It’s the one where QM Rocks the Blocks! To celebrate this great new issue, we’ll give away … Continue reading

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