Yearly Archives: 2014

Changes at Quiltmaker and a Giveaway

Change is inevitable. It happens to all of us at one time or another. And it’s happened here at Quiltmaker. We said goodbye to our editor-in-chief June Dudley last month, as she left to pursue new opportunities. But that doesn’t … Continue reading

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25 Giveaways: QM Rocks the Blocks

 Today’s the day this special issue from Quiltmaker appears on newsstands. Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Fall ’14 We’ve taken designs from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks and created new quilts. The patterns are in this great new issue—19 of them! The … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Sweetwater’s Quilt Block

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes concludes today with a final Home Sweet Home quilt block giveaway. It was made by the ladies of Sweetwater from their own fabrics for Moda. I love the polka dots. You can never have too many … Continue reading

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How to Make a Scrap Quilt: Scrappy, Scrappier, Scrappiest

Six QM readers take one pattern from an issue and make scrappy versions. This team is called the Scrap Squad. Here’s the pattern we’re using from Quiltmaker Sept/Oct. Today’s featured quilt is by Beth Kerr Helfter, who blogs at Quilting … Continue reading

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Stop Ovarian Cancer

Beth Helfter is a member of Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad and the force behind EvaPaige Quilt Designs. Beth lost her mom to ovarian cancer. She’s leading a Mug Rug Swap/fundraising event for ovarian cancer research. More about why. Here’s how it … Continue reading

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We Need Your Projects!

Quiltmaker seeks photos of projects made from our patterns. We’re restocking our files and we’d love to see what you’ve made with QM designs. Large, small, beginner, expert—you’re all welcome! See yourself in print. Please send photos to

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Jaybird Quilts Block Giveaway

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues! It’s part blog tour, part freebie fest and part designer showcase. We’ve been giving away blocks made by quilt designers from Lori Holt’s Home Sweet Home pattern, which appears in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8. … Continue reading

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Caption Contest Winners

A few weeks ago, I asked QM’s friends on Facebook to write a caption for this photograph. One thousand and seventy people commented, so it took me a while to get through them all. Here are some of our favorites, … Continue reading

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Debbie Caffrey Quilt Block Giveaway

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues! Today’s Home Sweet Home block is by Debbie Caffrey. You may know her from the hundreds (thousands?) of mystery quilts she has designed. You’ll want to visit Debbie’s Creative Moments to see more of her … Continue reading

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Quilting LIVE! Giveaway; Fold and Sew Fun

Quiltmaker is pleased to be part of an exciting upcoming event. Quilting LIVE! takes place in Atlanta Sept. 11 to 13. Quiltmaker’s Director of Content Carolyn Beam will be on hand, teaching the easy quilting technique Fold and Sew. (More … Continue reading

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