Monthly Archives: May 2014

Scrap Quilt Ideas: Louisa’s Pup Tents

The Quiltmaker Scrap Squad is a select group of six QM readers who take one pattern from each issue and make scrappy versions of it to inspire others. You can see slideshows of past Scrap Squad projects. Today we begin … Continue reading

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Bonnie Hunter Book Giveaway

We have a terrific book up for grabs today on Quilty Pleasures. Bonnie Hunter’s latest and greatest has arrived and it’s superb, as expected. More Adventures with Leaders and Enders is what we’ve come to expect from Bonnie: Tips and … Continue reading

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Exploding Stars

Well, it was that time again—time to design a new block for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, vol. 9. I was thinking about what might make a fun block, and then all of a sudden it hit me. Exploding Stars is my … Continue reading

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Traffic Chopper Overhead

Traffic Chopper is the latest block in my collection of vehicle blocks for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks. You can see my previous blocks, Bus Stop from Vol. 7, Rescue No. 1  from Vol. 6 or Mixmaster from Vol. 8. All of … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Nadia’s “A Few Zags”

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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Getting Frondly

Getting Frondly   When the editors here at Quiltmaker first mentioned I would have the opportunity to create a quilt block design for Quitmaker’s 100 Blocks vol. 9 I got pretty excited and spent quite a bit of time reviewing … Continue reading

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The Evolution of a Butterfly Block

Many of my designs for 100 Blocks are inspired by nature. Knowing that 100 Blocks volume 9 would released in May, I decided to go for something springy. I searched for ideas in Google  images. Butterflies? That says spring! Who … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker Supports Quilts of Valor Foundation

Quilts of Valor Foundation has a mission to cover all U.S. warriors and combat veterans with healing, comforting Quilts of Valor. Quiltmaker’s shop site, Quilt and Sew Shop, and other shop sites owned by our parent company, are hosting a … Continue reading

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My EQ Boutique: Electronic Block Designs

Getting to Know My EQ Boutique First, a little history: From the time Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks was just a wild idea, we’ve been thinking about providing many ways for our readers to access the designs. Because different things work for … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Buff’s Mountain Morning

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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