Monthly Archives: May 2013

QM’s 100 Blocks Vol. 7: Bus Stop block #696

Do you have your copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol. 7 yet? If not, maybe this cute block will entice you to pick up a copy. It’s called “Bus Stop” and is the next vehicle in my fleet (click here … Continue reading

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Can You Identify This Quilt Block? Giveaway!

At my local guild meeting last night, my friend Mary Olson from Holdrege, Nebraska had a quilt that’s been passed down in her husband’s family. The quilt has this block repeated over and over. I don’t think I have ever … Continue reading

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Hexagon Quilting: A Different Kind of Nut

  We’ve really had some fun with the hexagon focus in our May/June issue. If you missed these posts, you’ll want to have a look. • A Bit About the Infinite Hexagon • Moda’s newest precut: Honeycombs • Inklingo Hexagons … Continue reading

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QM’s 100 Blocks Vol. 7: Winter Village block #646

I sure hope you had a chance to participate in the 100 Blocks Blog Tour last week! What a giant bunch of fun that was! If you’re looking for more fun, go here for a list of websites from all … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Becky’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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This Week’s Quilty Quote

If there’s one thing that makes a quilter’s heart beat a little faster, it’s fabric. I hope you’ll enjoy this week’s Quilty Quote and share it wherever you’d like. See all of Quiltmaker‘s Quilty Quotes, then click on each one … Continue reading

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QM’s 100 Blocks Vol. 7: Hootie block #611 & Giveaway!

Hello Quilty friends! I hope you all had a great time last week hopping from blog to blog. There were all sorts of wonderful and pretty blocks to see. Be sure to check out ALL the designers that are in … Continue reading

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QM’s 100 Blocks Vol. 7: Apple Tree block #660

I hope you had as much fun visiting designer blogs last week as I did on the 100 Blocks Blog Tour! You can still visit each designer to see what they have going on even though the prizes are done … Continue reading

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Weekend Reminder: Giveaways!

Just a friendly weekend reminder that you still have time to get in on several of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour giveaways. The links below will take you there: Day 5: Blog Tour Giveaway For U.S. readers: Great Big Bundle … Continue reading

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Great Big Bundle Giveaway for US Readers

The culmination of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour is the Great Big Bundle Giveaway ! Many industry sponsors and block designers have partnered with Quiltmaker to put together two amazing prize packages—which both include a much-coveted 100 Blocks mug. One … Continue reading

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