QM Rocks the Blocks: Giveaways!

Today’s the day!

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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 it at our shop site, quiltandsewshop.com.

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19 Creative Quilts…

…all beginning with blocks published in the first seven volumes of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks.

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Sawtooth Log Cabin by Kay Gentry from Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Volume 6

For example, Sawtooth Log Cabin by Kay Gentry was Block #574 from Volume 6. It became…

 

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Marine Dream was designed by Denise Starck. Fabric: Charlotte Spa by Timeless Treasures.

Marine Dream when QM Graphic Designer Denise Starck arranged multiple blocks and extended block elements into the border to create a stunning diagonal design. The sea-worthy fabrics are Charlotte Spa by Timeless Treasures.

 

QM CAFFREY 300x300 QM Rocks the Blocks: Giveaways!Maybe you’re looking for a great guy quilt. The block above might not seem very manly, but look how Happy-Go-Lucky, Block #263 from Volume 3, turned up as a reinvented version of itself…

 

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Lucky Stars was designed by Debbie Caffrey and made by Hatty Brown. Fabric: Belle Notte by Red Rooster Fabrics.

…in Lucky Stars. What fellow wouldn’t love it?! The fabrics are Belle Notte by Red Rooster Fabrics.

 

 

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Indian Cabins, Block #582 from Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Volume 6, by Wayne Kollinger

We don’t have many male designers but Wayne Kollinger created Indian Cabins, Block #582 for Volume 6.

 

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Trail Mix, designed and made by Wayne Kollinger; fabrics from Troy Riverwoods Collection.

Wayne changed the value placement and then rotated differently-colored blocks for this intriguing design we called Trail Mix. Hardly recognizable, in a good way! Find these fabrics at Troy Riverwoods Collection.

 

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Mini Pod by Emily Cier, Block #157 from Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Volume 2

We knew that some of you would be looking for a cute, quick, easy baby quilt. We used Mini Pod by Emily Cier, Block #157 from Volume 2…

 

 

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Child's Play in fabrics from Dear Stella

…and made it a border around a charming novelty print. We named it Child’s Play. I’ve already pulled several prints that I know will make perfect centers for this design. The fabrics are from Dear Stella.

 

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Two Dresses by Charise Randell from Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Volume 6; Block #527

And if Two Dresses wasn’t cute enough on its own…

 

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My Sewing Room designed and made by Charise Randell, shown in Glamping fabrics by Mary Jane Butter and Bella Solids, all from Moda Fabrics.

…now it’s a whole sewing-themed wall hanging called My Sewing Room. Charise Randell designed the block and the wall hanging, which is shown in Glamping fabrics by Mary Jane Butters and Bella Solids, all by Moda Fabrics.

 

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Kaleidoscope Stars was designed by Sheri Diesburg, Dawn Koltz and Ann Marceca. Made by Kim Waite. Shown in Sumatra fabrics from Blank Quilting.

If you love paper foundation piecing, or would like to learn how to do it, maybe Kaleidoscope Stars will tickle your fancy. Shown in Sumatra fabrics from Blank Quilting.

It started with this square block called Icicle Star, Block #416 from Volume 5.

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Icicle Star by Sheri Diesburg, Dawn Koltz and Ann Marceca, Block #416 from Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Volume 5

The block was elongated and recolored to take this wall quilt in a new direction.

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Spring Snowflake by Kathy K. Wylie, Block #10 from Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Volume 1

And in the spirit of spring, just one more quilt. Kathy K. Wylie took Spring Snowflake, Block #10 from Volume 1…

 

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Snow Blossoms was designed by Kathy K. Wylie and made by Peg Spradlin in Love and Liberty fabrics by Robyn Pandolph and Cotton Supreme Solids, all from RJR Fabrics.

…and created Snow Blossoms. Does it get any prettier?! The fabrics are by Robyn Pandolph for RJR Fabrics and some of RJR’s Supreme Cotton Solids.

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These quilts are just the tip of the iceberg. This issue is jam-packed full of creative inspiration. Nineteen projects will keep you sewing all spring, well into summer and beyond.

And now for the giveaway! For your chance to win one of 25 copies of Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Spring ’13 edition, answer this question by leaving a comment on this post before midnight, Friday, March 8: What’s your favorite quilting technique? Is it piecing, applique, the actual hand or machine quilting, paper foundation piecing, or something else altogether? We’ll choose 25 winners (yes, that’s 25!) and notify them by email. Each gets a copy of this issue.

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You could win one of 25 giveaway copies!
Buy a print version of this issue.
Buy a digital version of this issue.
The lucky winners of the 25 complimentary Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Spring’13 issues are:
MaryAnn (#178), Aimee Fletcher (#1019), Linda Walker (#146), Joni Wright (#895), Darlene MacDonald (#677), Patricia Faye (#917), Jennifer (#773), DianeH (#962), Sharon (#1), Cindi Blair (#817), Cheryl B. (#79), Gayle (#731), Ellen (#999), Rhonda Best (#1036), Julia (#1008), Jerry Church (#553), Patti Laird (#211), Chris R. (#359), Cathy Koester (#218), Rina Mason (#120), Marsha Black (#220), Marce Hall (# 1026), Elaine (#1041), Charleen (#1006) and Connie Wood (#704).

About Diane Harris

I'm Interactive Editor for Quiltmaker magazine in Golden, Colorado, USA. For six years, I've been writing pattern instructions and product reviews, and doing a host of other tasks necessary to help produce a national pattern magazine. Now I work remotely from rural Nebraska to generate some of our online content. I manage the QM Scrap Squad, our blog tours and our Quilt-Alongs. I have one of the best jobs in the world.
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