Monthly Archives: May 2015

Zia’s Square Dance: A Bonnie Hunter Scrap Quilt

Today I have an old-fashioned scrap quilt to share with you as well as a sweet little story of reclaimed fabric. First, a little background. Many of you are familiar with our friend and columnist Bonnie Hunter of quiltville.com. Bonnie … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Sea Glass by Kathy

Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad is a small select group of readers who make scrap quilts from QM patterns. We share their creations on Quilty Pleasures to inspire you to make scrappy quilts from the quilting fabrics you already own. Today’s quilt … Continue reading

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What Every Quilter Should Know; Giveaway!

Here’s a roundup of some good blog posts containing things every quilter should know. I hope you’ll enjoy them! Valuable Lessons: What is value and why does it matter?                       … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Emily’s Folk Art 2.0

Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad is a small select group of readers who make scrap quilts from QM patterns. We share their creations on Quilty Pleasures to inspire you to make scrappy quilts from the quilting fabrics you already own. Today’s quilt … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Addicts: Quilts from Bonnie Hunter Blocks

Bonnie Hunter of Quiltville fame writes a regular column for Quiltmaker called Addicted to Scraps. Each column has a pattern for a scrappy quilt block. You can see all of the blocks on the Addicted to Scraps homepage, along with … Continue reading

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Learning to Quilt on a Longarm

Longarm Quilting: It’s Not for Sissies That’s my new mantra and boy is it the truth. I rented time on the A-1 longarm at my local quilt shop last week—my first time! Before that, I’d spent only a minute here … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 11 Recap

Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour was a great success! Thanks for joining us on the 100 Blocks Blog Tour! Thank you all for joining us over the past week to preview the new block and quilt designs featured in Quiltmaker’s … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Under the Northern Lights

Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad is a small select group of readers who make scrap quilts from QM patterns. We share their creations on Quilty Pleasures to inspire you to make scrappy quilts from the fabrics you already own. Doesn’t that sound … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Vol. 11 Blog Tour: Day 5

Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol. 11 Blog Tour: Day 5 Welcome Quilters! Today is the last day of our Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol. 11 Blog Tour. We’re going out with a bang and showing you some of our favorite blocks. Remember, … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Vol. 11 Blog Tour: Day 4

Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol. 11 Blog Tour: Day 4 Welcome Quilters! I can’t believe we are already on day four of our Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol. 11 Blog Tour. If you’ve been following along, you know we have been having … Continue reading

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