Monthly Archives: July 2014

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes

Welcome to Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes! We’re celebrating Quiltmaker’s Sept/Oct issue with a special event. It’s part blog tour, part freebie fest, part designer showcase. It’s going to be a lot of fun! See the house quilt on the cover? … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Goose Hunt Double Time

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—great scrap quilts all! … Continue reading

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Christmas Quilts: Red, White & Green

I love today’s Christmas in July quilt top made in fabrics from Clothworks. It’s one of the tantalizing prizes we’ll award at the end of Christmas in July. I hope you’ll enter right away. The quilt was designed by Janice … Continue reading

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Christmas Quilt Idea: Contest, Prizes!

Quiltmaker’s Christmas in July contest is in full swing! We have another beauty today. This quilt top could be yours if you’re one of the eight lucky winners. This quilt was designed by Jo Moury. The pattern appears in Quiltmaker’s … Continue reading

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Flannel Christmas Quilt: Northcott and Christmas in July

Flannel quilts make cozy winter gifts. Today’s featured quilt is also fast and easy—done in record time! It’s called Garden Spot. We’re in the midst of Quiltmaker’s Christmas in July contest, and we’re talking about each sponsor. Today’s sponsor is … Continue reading

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Machine Quilting Help, Ideas, Resources

Quiltmaker has declared 2014 as The Year of Machine Quilting. You’ve told us you need help to improve your machine quilting. Most questions come in two forms: How to machine quilt What to machine quilt We have started a series … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilts: Beth Makes “Goose Poop”

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—great scrap quilts all! … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker Needs a Few Good Sewers

Quiltmaker is looking for a few good sewers! We seek a small team of experienced quilters for a short-term project. We provide the pattern and fabric for you to make a simple 48″ x 60″ pieced quilt according to our … Continue reading

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Christmas Quilts: Moda and Christmas in July

Please note: This contest is for U.S. readers. Quiltmaker’s Christmas in July contest is in full swing! There will be eight lucky winners who will each receive a holiday quilt top from the July/August Quiltmaker along with lots of fabric … Continue reading

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Easy Tricks: Seeing Quilt Patterns in a New Light

Today I want to share an easy color trick with you. I think you’ll find it useful. I figured this out by accident along with some trial and error. It started with this pattern. I didn’t think I’d ever make … Continue reading

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