Monthly Archives: February 2015

QM Scrap Addicts Use Bonnie Hunter Quilt Blocks

Today I’m excited to announce a new project that fans of Bonnie Hunter and makers of scrap quilts will surely love. You may be familiar with the in-print column Bonnie writes for Quiltmaker’s regular issues called Addicted to Scraps. For … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Kathy’s Pointed Prisms

Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad is a select group of readers who make scrap quilts from Quiltmaker patterns. They share their scrappy quilt ideas here on Quilty Pleasures in order to inspire you. Read more about Scrap Squad and see slideshows of … Continue reading

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National Craft Month

March shall no longer be known as the month of spring, Daylight Savings Time or any other nomenclature associated with the third month of the year. From here on out, you may proclaim loudly, “March is National Craft Month!” It … Continue reading

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Meet the new Online Editor for Quiltmaker!

This is the first blog post of many that will come from me, the new Online Editor of Quiltmaker, Rachel Peterson! Not to worry, your favorite faces are still at Quiltmaker including Diane, Carolyn and Paula. They will be making … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Emily’s Fragments

Welcome to a brand new year of Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad. We have a whole new team of scrap quilt lovers and a new approach. We’re very excited about all the inspiration that’s in store for QM readers who make scrap … Continue reading

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New Year’s Mystery: Part 8 and Final

We made it! This is the final installment in Quiltmaker’s New Year’s Mystery quilt. Today you get the final step and a picture of the finished quilt. Woohoo! Without delay, here’s… Auld Lang Stitches Part 8 Printer-friendly version of Part … Continue reading

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New Year’s Mystery Part 7

Things are starting to come together now in Quiltmaker’s New Year’s Mystery quilt, Auld Lang Stitches. This project made me wonder what “Auld Lang Syne” actually means. Turns out that a great Scottish songwriter named Robert Burns wrote the poem … Continue reading

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Quilting for Joy

I read a book last week called The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. I have since cleared some junk piles, straightened a few drawers, and purged one messy countertop. I even tidied up my sewing room. Kondo … Continue reading

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Walk in the Park Mystery Quilt, Part 1

We are so happy to announce another fabulous 4-part Mystery pattern by Debbie Caffrey. Debbie has been a long-time friend of Quiltmaker, and we’re so glad to have her back! Part 1 of Walk in the Park Mystery appears in … Continue reading

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QM Bitty Baskets: You Have Options

#qmbittyblocks We’re having a lot of fun with Bitty Blocks around here, and last week I started making Bitty Baskets. Paula did a nice job on last week’s tutorial, and her enthusiasm is contagious. A number of people have commented … Continue reading

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