Yearly Archives: 2014

Blog Tour Next Week

These are some of the prizes we’ll give away next week during Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour. Join us every day April 28 to May 2 for designer inspiration, ideas, prizes and fun! This issue will appear on newsstands by … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Blog Tour Next Week

Next week is Quiltmaker’s semi-annual 100 Blocks Blog Tour. You’re invited to join us for all the fun! We’ll show you blocks and give you links to designers who will have giveaways and ideas for using their blocks. It’s always … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Emily’s Candy Mountain

Quilts from the Scrap Squad continue today with another scrappy rendition of a design in Quiltmaker’s May/June issue, on newsstands now. To be sure you never miss an issue, subscribe easily. The Quiltmaker Scrap Squad is a select group of … Continue reading

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Being New at a Quilt Guild

Someone asked recently for permission to distribute the following post to their quilt group. It made me think it would be worth reposting today. It’s good food for thought—and if you’re not in a quilt group of some kind, I … Continue reading

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QM Staff Inventory: I love Scrappy

When I thought about my quilting style and what it is, my first thought was traditional. Most of the quilts I design and sew are based on traditional blocks. As I went back and looked at my quilts, I realized … Continue reading

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Inspiration and Bunny Quilts

Easter seems linked to rabbits, doesn’t it? I spotted this guy on Pinterest and followed the links. He’s by a talented artist named Salley Mavor at Wee Folk Studio. You may enjoy her work—I was totally inspired. She makes amazing … Continue reading

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Star Trek Sewing: Captions by You

We posted this photo on Facebook last month and asked readers to write a caption for it. I did some research on the character because I don’t know much about Star Trek. His name was Jean-Luc Picard and he was … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Louisa’s Mountain Summer

Quilts from the Scrap Squad continue today with another scrappy rendition of a design in Quiltmaker’s May/June issue, on newsstands now. Grab it while it’s hot. The Quiltmaker Scrap Squad is a select group of six QM readers who take … Continue reading

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QM Staff Inventory: I Love Bright… and Modern… and…

geometric and… Okay, I’ll stop there. I really am drawn to a wide variety of designs, although I don’t think I’ll ever be accused of being a traditional quilter. While I have a great appreciation for traditional designs, it’s just … Continue reading

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Books by 100 Blocks Designers, Giveaway!

We’re just one month away from the appearance of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 9. It’s a good time to review a variety of quilt books by 100 Blocks designers and give them away to lucky Quilty Pleasures readers. Colorful Star … Continue reading

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