Monthly Archives: August 2013

QM Scrap Squad: Do Babies Dance the Western Waltz?

The Scrap Squad is a small, select group of Quiltmaker readers who make scrappy versions of one quilt from each regular issue. They’re a talented bunch.   For the new Sept/Oct issue, we chose a design called Western Waltz for … Continue reading

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QM Rocks the Blocks: Sneak Peek

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, Sept. 3 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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Quiltmaker’s Block Network: String Piecing and Giveaway!

We’ve just posted another episode of Quiltmaker’s Block Network. Have you discovered these free videos yet? I sure hope so! Today it is my turn. I had so much fun making this happy little block called Pinwheel o’ Strings, designed … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Western Waltz Goes Christmas

The Scrap Squad is a small, select group of Quiltmaker readers who make scrappy versions of one quilt from each regular issue. They’re a talented bunch. For the new Sept/Oct issue, we chose a design called Western Waltz for the … Continue reading

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Great Rulers and a Scrappy Quilt Start

I’ve been having some fun with two rulers from Julie Herman at Jaybird Quilts. One is the brand new Sidekick ruler, the other is the Hex N More. Julie taught classes at QM’s Block Party in Portland featuring Hex N … Continue reading

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Interesting and Miscellaneous

This post covers several topics briefly. I hope you enjoy it. 1. As unbelievable as it sounds, it’s part of my job to look around online for all kinds of interesting things related to quilts, quilting and sewing. I come … Continue reading

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Husqvarna Viking: New machines, sweepstakes

Our friends at Husqvarna Viking are excited to announce the launch of five new machines and the all-new 6D embroidery software. These quilting, embroidery and sewing gems will launch in September. Watch for new information to be released each week. … Continue reading

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Book Reviews and Giveaway

Happy Monday! Let’s have a giveaway. I have some great books here from four different publishers. Leave a comment below before midnight Friday, August 23 and I’ll choose three winners to receive two books each. (Open to everyone but winners … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Marti’s Spicy Waltz

The Scrap Squad is a small, select group of Quiltmaker readers who make scrappy versions of one quilt from each regular issue. They’re a talented bunch. For the brand new Sept/Oct issue, we chose a design called Western Waltz for … Continue reading

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Creative Spark from Electric Quilt

For every regular issue of Quiltmaker, the folks at The Electric Quilt Company write a column-lesson called Creative Spark. In print, Creative Spark gives a few ideas for things you can do using EQ7 quilt design software to vary the … Continue reading

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