QM Rocks the Blocks! Giveaways!

Today’s the day!

Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Fall ’13 edition officially appears today at quilt shops and newsstands. We are going to give away 25 copies of the issue to celebrate.

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This is 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. Or maybe you’ll win it, so please keep reading.


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19 Exclusive Quilts…

…all designed using blocks published in the first eight volumes of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks.

For example, this is Spinneret from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 7 by Pat Harrison.

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Spinneret by Pat Harrison appeared in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 7.

It became Raspberry Spin—a different twist on a unique design.

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Raspberry Spin, designed and made by Pat Harrison. Fabric: Northcott.

QM Associate Editor Paula Stoddard took her So Tweet block from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 6…

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So Tweet by Paula Stoddard appeared in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 6.

…and designed a precious growth chart we dubbed Grow So Tweet, below.

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Grow So Tweet, designed by Paula Stoddard and made by Peg Spradlin. Fabric: Quilting Treasures.

Maybe you’re in the market to make something for fall. We love the way Connie Walker took her Hoot Owls block from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8 (yet to be released, coming later this fall)…

…and built this quilt around it. It’s called 801 Maple.

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801 Maple, designed and made by Connie Walker

Maybe you’re looking for something “modern” and if so, we have just the design. QM’s editorial assistant Shayla Wolf took Horizon by Vanessa Vargas Wilson and Illusion by Julie Herman, both from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 3…

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…and combined them to make Urban Angles, below.

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Urban Angles, designed and sewn by Shayla Wolf. Quilted by Kristy Wolf. Fabric: Art Gallery.


Do you enjoy applique? So does Marcia Harmening, who took Norwegian Rosemaling from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 7…

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Norwegian Rosmaling by Marcia Harmening from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 7

…and enlarged it to make a 36″ wall hanging called All Abloom, below.

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All Abloom, designed and sewn by Marcia Harmening. Quilted by Laurie Vandergriff. Fabric: Hoffman California Fabrics.

One of my favorites is by Sandy Fitzpatrick. She used her block Acorns Away! from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 6…

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…to make Falling Acorns, below.

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Falling Acorns, designed and made by Sandy Fitzpatrick

Nancy Mahoney combined two of her own block designs for the next quilt. Round and Round from Volume 5 and Emerald Isle from Volume 7 work well together.

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They join forces to create Points All Around, below.

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Points All Around, designed by Nancy Mahoney, made by Donna Smith. Fabric: P&B Textiles.


You’ll also find the pattern for Rainbow Brick Road.

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Rainbow Brick Road, designed and made by Elizabeth Dackson. Fabric: Moda Fabrics.

And one for Midnight Blues. Important! Marilyn Foreman, who designed and made the quilt below, is having a giveaway of a Midnight Blues kit, a $150 value! Please visit Marilyn’s website, Quilt Moments, for giveaway details.

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Midnight Blues, designed and made by Marilyn Forman. Fabric: Timeless Treasures.

And Happy Blooms, below.

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Happy Blooms, designed and made by Lynda Howell.

That’s 10 of the designs, and there are nine more!

In addition to the 19 main quilts, there are five bonus table runner patterns. There are optional color ideas and there’s even a bonus crib quilt. Wrapping it all up is a beautiful 100 Blocks Sampler quilt by Cathy Alexander of Southampton, Ontario.

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Let’s celebrate with a big giveaway! Please leave one comment below before midnight Friday, September 6 telling us how you heard about the giveaway. We’ll randomly choose 25 winners to receive this issue. The winners will be notified by email next week. Good luck!

Winners have been chosen and notified! Thank you for participating!

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About Diane Harris

I'm an editor for Quiltmaker magazine in Golden, Colorado, USA. For six years, I wrote pattern instructions, product reviews and how-to articles. Then I spent four years as QM's Interactive Editor, working to generate much of our online content. Now I'm back to patterns and how-tos, which is a great fit for me. I still love writing about quilt-related topics for Quilty Pleasures, and I always have my finger on the pulse of the quilting world. I teach a variety of quilt classes and give guild programs, too. Reach me by email: editor@quiltmaker.com.
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813 Responses to QM Rocks the Blocks! Giveaways!

  1. Susan Coleman says:

    I can’t wait to see this magazine and have my fingers crossed that I will win a copy! Thanks for giving some away!

  2. Karen Carroll says:

    I am scrapping away! These new ideas would be very helpful! Thanks for making the offer!

  3. beth daniels says:

    I received this giveaway from an email I got from Quiltmaker magazine. I would love to have a copy of this magazine. There is so much I could make out of this magazine.

  4. Doris Bone says:

    I think your magazines are great and they have something for everyone.
    Great job.

  5. Jackie Wisherd says:

    What a great magazine/book..who wouldn’t want it on their shelf. I would love to win it.

  6. Ruth Anglin says:

    I’ve been fond of the “Tree of Life” collection since it came out. You’ve made me fall in love with it all over again! Both designs are just wonderful. Thanks for sharing!

  7. Sheila Ivany says:

    Quiltmaker has soooooo many neat ideas for quilt patterns. I have bought all previous
    editions of 100 Block Magazines. Also Table runners are fun to make and quick;

  8. Virginia Pflum says:

    Great magazine. What great ideas.

  9. Jeannie says:


  10. Kim says:

    I love all the Halloween patterns in Fall 2013. I have never found any 100 blocks locally though.

  11. Sharon Meyer says:

    I just love these magazines they give me such inspiration for creating new quilts. I love that there are blocks for all skill levels. Thank you so very much for the chance to win. Happy quilting to all.

  12. june says:

    I just love new quilt ideas. They make me smile and believe even though I am self taught I too can learn and achieve the results shown. Thanks for the inspiration.

  13. Deb Contreras says:

    I love the magazines that show blocks. Gives me lots of ideas during the year. I only started buying them a few years ago. Thanks for putting out other magazines of how people have used the blocks. Wonderful!! Thanks for sharing.

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