Yearly Archives: 2014

Quiltmaker Kicks Off Treasure Hunt

This contest is open to residents of the U.S. only. Learn why. *     *     *     *     * Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt is underway. More than $24,000 in prizes will be awarded to lucky winners. Think quilting fabric, batting, thread, books, notions … Continue reading

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Stash Management 101: Tame Your Quilting Fabric

At a meeting of Quilters Anonymous: “Hi, my name is Diane and I have a fabric stash.” “Hi Diane.” First things first: I would never make fun of anyone who attends AA or similar meetings. That’s serious stuff. Those folks … Continue reading

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Help Quiltmaker Choose Its Cover

We’d like your input on our next cover. You can help us by taking a short survey. These are the two covers we’re considering for our Jan/Feb ’15 issue. Take the survey to express your preference. Thanks for your feedback!

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Snow Days: Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

By Paula Stoddard, Creative Editor for Quiltmaker When my kids were little it didn’t snow very often in Oregon. So, when it snowed, we were often outside rolling snow and building little bitty snowmen.   I’m not crazy about the … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Patterns: Splitz Starz by Nadia Wilson

Six QM readers take one pattern from an issue and make a scrap quilt from it. This team is called the Scrap Squad. Here’s the pattern we’re using from Quiltmaker’s Sept/Oct. issue. Today’s version of the quilt is by Nadia … Continue reading

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Quilt Designer Insights: Part 1

We’ve been fascinated with Janice Averill’s Magic Stars design from Quiltmaker’s Sept/Oct issue. The Scrap Squad had a terrific time making different versions of it. The block is not what you might be expecting from a quick glance at the … Continue reading

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Outstretched: Quilt Design Adventure

A while back, I saw a picture of a quilt with elongated shapes in it and it piqued my interest. Could I take one of the blocks from the 900 we’ve published in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Vols. 1-9 and stretch … Continue reading

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Printer-Friendly Back to School Pattern: Day 5

Welcome to Day 5 of Quiltmaker’s Back to School Party! I hope you’ve started your own version of Hip-Hopscotch. It’s been great fun to see all the versions of the quilt. Today we have a quilt label for your project. … Continue reading

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Meet Lisa Dumais: Back to School Party

A while back, Quiltmaker announced that we were looking for QM readers to work on a one-time project. We selected eight women as the Back to School Sewing Team. I’m happy to introduce them this week. Meet Lisa Dumais from … Continue reading

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Meet Laura Miller: Back to School Party

A while back, Quiltmaker announced that we were looking for QM readers to work on a one-time project. We selected eight women as the Back to School Sewing Team. I’m happy to introduce them this week. Meet Laura Miller from … Continue reading

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