Monthly Archives: April 2013

Quiltmaker Special Offer: Two-for-One Subscriptions!

Thinking about subscribing to Quiltmaker? There are two great special offers available now. I want the blog hoppers and our regular readers to know about these opportunities. Send a FREE gift subscription to someone special: For Mother’s Day or just because, … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Blog Tour Day 2, Giveaways!

Welcome to Day 2 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour. We’re off to a great start! I hope that yesterday you got a feel for how the blog tour works. • Did you discover some new designers? • Are ideas … Continue reading

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Spread the Word for a Chance to Win

Would you help us spread the word about Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour? We’d like everyone to be part of the fun. Follow these instructions for a chance to win an issue. I’ll choose five winners! • Copy one of … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Blog Tour: Day 1, Giveaways!

Welcome to Day 1 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour! I’m glad you’re here! This week you’ll visit some of the blogs written by 100 Blocks designers, and you’ll get a taste of what’s inside Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 7. … Continue reading

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Blog Tour Starts Monday

Please join us next week for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour.   Here on Quilty Pleasures and on a dozen designers’ blogs each day, there will be ideas, block stories, creative stimulation and giveaways of fabric, books, mugs and copies … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Anne’s Mandarin Express

Quiltmaker‘s Scrap Squad is a select group of eight QM readers. They take one pattern from each regular issue and make scrappy versions to inspire you. The featured Scrap Squad quilt in Quiltmaker’s May/June issue is Mandarin Express, below. It … Continue reading

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Plug into EQStitch–Final Reminder for EQ7 Giveaway

We love to design quilts! And our friends at The Electric Quilt Company have so many fun tools to keep our creative juices flowing. If you already own the EQ7 software and an embroidery machine, you’re going to love their … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Blog Tour, Giveaway

If you’ve been seeing hot pink around lately, you may have gotten wind that the release of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 7 is just around the corner. (May 7 to be exact.) And that means the 100 Blocks Blog Tour … Continue reading

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Back to Hexies: Moda’s Honeycombs

We’ve been talking about hexagons recently, because the May/June issue of Quiltmaker is full of them. Three great projects featuring different looks and techniques will keep you sewing for a long time. But I wondered what other hexagon products were … Continue reading

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Quilting Designs on CD; EQ7 Giveaway Reminder

One of the most useful tools Quiltmaker offers came from a partnership with The Electric Quilt Company. Several years ago we joined forces and created Quilting Designs on CD. My co-workers said that using these Quilting Designs CDs is as easy as 1-2-3. … Continue reading

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