Monthly Archives: October 2014

Supernatural Snowball Fight: A Halloween Scrap Quilt

Happy Halloween! Today we have a great scrappy Halloween quilt we’re sharing from Beth Helfter, a member of Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad. The Scrap Squad is a select group of six readers who make scrappy versions of QM patterns to inspire … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt: Win Great Prizes!

Please note: This contest is open to U.S. residents only. Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt contest is in session. Please enter for your chance to win more than $24,000 in quilt-related prizes. There will be 27 different winners! Start with a copy … Continue reading

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How to Make a Scrap Quilt: Emily Bailey

Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad is a select group of talented readers who take one pattern from each issue and make scrap quilts to inspire you. Today we continue our posts featuring a quilt from Quiltmaker’s Nov/Dec issue. This is Christmas Ribbons, … Continue reading

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Quilt Exchanges: Types, Tips and More

My family and I have lived in several different states, and in each one I’ve searched out the friendship of fellow quilters. One of the best parts of belonging to quilt groups is participating in different exchanges. I’ve participated in … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt Contest

Please note: This contest is open to U.S. residents only. Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt contest is in full swing. I hope you’ll take a moment to enter. Start with a copy of Quiltmaker’s Nov/Dec issue. The advertisements from sponsors contain clues … Continue reading

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Fast Quilts for Fall and Halloween

If you’re looking for some autumn inspiration, today I’ve gathered up some fall quilt projects to consider. Several are quick quilts that can be made from scraps, and some are free. Try something different—make stitched leaves! Find complete instructions on … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Louisa Robertson

Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad is a select group of talented readers who take one pattern from each issue and make scrap quilts to inspire you. Today we begin posts featuring a new Scrap Squad quilt from Quiltmaker’s Nov/Dec issue. This is … Continue reading

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Better Piecing: A Perfect Match; Free Quilt Block Pattern

Now that it’s all said and done, I’m really pleased with Sewful Things, below, found in Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Fall ’14 issue. But this was a project on which a lot of things went wrong, and in the … Continue reading

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Help Us Choose the Best Quilt Designs

Quiltmaker is planning an issue featuring readers’ favorite QM designs over the years. But we need to know what quilts you’ve enjoyed the most. We’d love to hear from you. What quilts have you made? What designs have you loved? … Continue reading

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Christmas Quilts, Christmas Stockings and More

Quiltmaker’s Nov/Dec issue appears on newsstands today, and most subscribers should have it already. This issue is chock-full of great quilts. Let me show you around! December Daze is all decked out to grace the cover. Its Northcott quilting fabrics … Continue reading

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