Monthly Archives: April 2013

Quilt Blocks: Easy Math Part 4

We’ve been going over some basic quilty math and we’re up to Part 4. Don’t let “math” scare you away. I’ve broken it down so it’s easy to understand. In case you want to review the earlier material, check these … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Colette’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 others. The featured Scrap Squad quilt in Quiltmaker’s May/June issue is Mandarin Express, below. It … Continue reading

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Pieced Hexies: Guest Post and Two Giveaways!

Today we’re talking about hexagons again! Ruth Wasmuth from Lafayette, Indiana was a member of Quiltmaker’s original Scrap Squad in 2011. When I heard that she was making pieced hexagons using Mickey Depre’s book and method, Pieced Hexies, I asked … Continue reading

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EQ Boutique Fun

One of the awesome things about working here at Quiltmaker magazine is working with great companies like Electric Quilt. We get to see what’s new, play with new products, and pass on our thoughts, experiences and opinions to our readers. … Continue reading

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Quilty Quote: I’m Falling to Pieces

We’re pleased to debut a new Quilty Quote for you today. Isn’t it the truth?! And aren’t we all glad of it? Enjoy this little gift from Quiltmaker, and feel free to use it wherever you’d like. If you’re active … Continue reading

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A Big Splash: Electric Quilt Giveaway!

Well, do I have something happy for you on this Monday morning! Quiltmaker is pleased to have Splashes of Color by Margaret Okuley appear in our May/June issue. Isn’t this quilt exuberant?! Margaret designs and makes sample quilts for The … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Gina’s Bright and Sunny Mandarin Express

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 May/June issue is Mandarin Express, below. It … Continue reading

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Inklingo: Hexagons with Linda Franz

I’m happy to welcome a guest to Quilty Pleasures today. I’ve used Inklingo and I can tell you it’s wonderful. Read on and enjoy. Inklingo Hexagons by Linda Franz The new issue of Quiltmaker is all about hexagons, so I … Continue reading

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A Bit About the Infinite Hexagon

Our May/June issue has a theme of “Hooked on Hexagons.” I hope you have your copy with its four great hexie projects. We’re taking some time on the blog to talk about hexagons and their possibilities. It’s been a lot … Continue reading

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Quilty Quote: Hexactly!

We’re having a lot of fun brainstorming for new Quilty Quotes each week. There’s a new one up today. It’s appropriate because Quiltmaker has hexagons on its mind these days. Feel free to use “Hexactly!” wherever you’d like. We’d love … Continue reading

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