Monthly Archives: July 2015

A Heartwarming Quilt Story

By Diane Harris QM Associate Editor     About two years ago I wandered into a Catholic Social Services thrift store in Hastings, Nebraska. I do this occasionally because you just never know what treasures you may find. And as … Continue reading

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Bonnie Hunter’s Log Cabin Love by Barb Johnson

Quiltmaker is pleased to have Bonnie Hunter of Quiltville as a regular columnist. Her Addicted to Scraps feature in each regular issue has a quilt block pattern that is usually easy and always interesting. They lend themselves well to scrap … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Hero’s Homecoming

By Kathy Wagner, QM Scrap Squad             This is my third quilt as part of the 2015 Scrap Squad, and in some ways it was the hardest one for me so far. I challenged myself … Continue reading

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A Creative Twist – This Little Piggy Baby Quilt

By Shayla Wolf, QM Associate Editor A couple months ago I wrote a post about making a quilt pattern your own. In this post I share a few ideas on how to take a quilt pattern and twist it into … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Emily’s Hampton Court

by Emily Klaczak, QM Scrap Squad Did you know that Henry VIII owned over 100 quilts? And that he gave 23 quilts to his fifth wife, Catherine Howard, when they were married? I’ve always been fascinated by the Tudors, the … Continue reading

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Stay Inspired this Summer with Quilty Reads

by Shayla Wolf, QM Associate Editor It is that time of year again! Time to sit on a beach, on a patio at a lake house or in a foldable chair at a peewee soccer game. Summer is full of … Continue reading

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QM Bitty Blocks: July Bitty Boats and a Giveaway!

It’s time for another Bitty Block! QM Bitty Blocks are small quilt blocks that we’re presenting monthly during 2015. Each of these free quilt blocks is 3″ or 4″ finished and works up nicely in quilt scraps. We’ve had so … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Emily’s Round of Nines

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 quilts … Continue reading

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Meet Alexis!

Hey ya, I am Alexis T., the new graphic designer here at Quiltmaker. I would like to share a few things about myself.   -I have lived the majority of my life in Kansas. -I have two dogs: +Natasha (a.k.a. Ditty) … Continue reading

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