Yearly Archives: 2014

Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour Day 5: Issue Sets and Mugs Galore!

Welcome to Day 5 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour! Welcome back to the blog tour for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 10. It’s been a good week of quilty fun, hasn’t it? The designers always have lots to share. We … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour Day 4

Welcome to Day 4 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour! I hope you’ve enjoyed the week so far. We have many more giveaways today—not only here, but on all of the designer blogs listed below as well. We’re grateful for … Continue reading

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Block Testing for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks

Looking for the blog tour? Please scroll down to the next post. *     *     *     *     * From the early days of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, we’ve used a system of testing each pattern before it is published. A real quilter … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour: Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour! The week is rushing by. There is so much to see! I always love reading the designers’ blog posts. Sometimes you get a peek into their studio or their process … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour: Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour! We’re off to a good start as we celebrate Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 10. It appears officially today, 11/18,  so you’ll be seeing it on newsstands. When you do, I … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour Day 1

Welcome to Day 1 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour! I’m so glad you’re here. We’ll have a lot of fun this week, as you visit blogs written by 100 Blocks designers and get a taste of what’s inside Quiltmaker’s … Continue reading

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Great Scrap Quilt Ideas: Buff and Tula Pink

Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad is a select group of six readers who make scrappy versions of QM quilts. The purpose is to show you how easily our patterns can be used to create scrap quilts using fabrics already in your stash. … Continue reading

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Learning About Value: Make It Work!

Why is everyone always talking about value when it comes to making quilts? What do they mean? I had a hard understanding value for many years, but now that I “get it,” my quilts are more lively, more effective and … Continue reading

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Next Week: Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 10!

We’re gearing up for next week’s release of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 10. We are so excited! Ten volumes of 100 Blocks means a total of one thousand quilt block designs! That’s 1000 quilt blocks. We are so pleased. And … Continue reading

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The Value of Value: Better Quilt Blocks

Old dog, new tricks. That was my theme this week as I made exchange quilt blocks for the 2013 Quiltmaker Scrap Squad. You’d think by now I would understand how to make attractive quilt blocks. How to choose fabrics for … Continue reading

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