Monthly Archives: October 2016

Wanderlust with Bonnie Hunter – new online quilt course

Today we’re pleased to welcome Quiltville’s Bonnie Hunter as a guest blogger on Quilty Pleasures! She’s going to tell us all about her new Wanderlust online course: Have you registered for my Wanderlust Quilt with Bonnie Hunter (Scrap Quilting Basics … Continue reading

Posted in Quilting 101, Scrapbag | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

6 Hacks For Getting the Most Out of the EXPO Experience

Original Sewing & Quilt EXPO’s next stop will be at the DoubleTree Bloomington in Minneapolis, MN, in just a few days – Nov. 10, 11 and 12. A general admission ticket will get you in the door, and lead you to all of the … Continue reading

Posted in Quilty Lifestyle | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Peppermint Swirls: A Visit with Jenny Beck

Today we’re welcoming designer Jenny Beck from Bit of Tea & Honey as a guest blogger on Quilty Pleasures. She’s going to tell us all about her red-and-white Peppermint Swirls quilt featured in our November/December 2016 issue. This throw/twin size quilt finishes … Continue reading

Posted in Quilty Lifestyle | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along – Blocks 31 and 32

Hi – Welcome back to the 100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along! We’re going to double up today and share TWO of our 100 Blocks Sampler quilt blocks. All the blocks in our 100 Blocks Sampler have come from different issues … Continue reading

Posted in 100 Blocks | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Behind the Scenes: Bonnie Hunter’s Wanderlust

Back in August, the always delightful Bonnie Hunter joined us in our Golden, Colorado studio to film a new online course focusing on her Wanderlust quilt. Wanderlust is a stash-busting scrap quilt that was featured in the July/August 2014 issue of Quiltmaker. It’s been an enormously popular pattern, … Continue reading

Posted in Quilting 101, Scrapbag | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Minneapolis Original Sewing & Quilt EXPO: Top Things to Do!

Original Sewing & Quilt EXPO is heading to the DoubleTree Bloomington in Minneapolis, MN, Nov. 10, 11 and 12, 2016 for three jam-packed days of quilting and sewing fun. There’s an endless number of things at the EXPO to see, create and … Continue reading

Posted in Quilty Lifestyle | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Churn Dash Checkers: A Visit with Deanne Eisenman

Today we’re welcoming designer Deanne Eisenman as a guest blogger on Quilty Pleasures. She’s going to tell us all about her scrappy Churn Dash Checkers quilt featured in our November/December 2016 issue: Hi! I’m Deanne Eisenman of Snuggles Quilts. I am a … Continue reading

Posted in Quilting 101, Quilty Lifestyle | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along – Block 30 + Giveaway

Hi – here we are halfway through October. The leaves have turned their autumn colors here in Colorado and are starting to fall from the trees. Although we have had some warm days, the cooler weather is definitely keeping me … Continue reading

Posted in 100 Blocks, Giveaways & Contests, Sampler Quilt | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 75 Comments

Tell Us YOUR Opinion About Our Nov/Dec Issue!

What do you think of our November/December ’16 issue of Quiltmaker? This issue is filled with 12 festive quilts to make for friends and family. There’s three beautiful red and white quilts, holiday quilts, kid quilts and scrap quilts — not to … Continue reading

Posted in QM Issues | Leave a comment

100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along – Block 29

Hi Everyone, Welcome to October. Are you finding more time to sew? Our 100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along is coming along nicely! All the blocks in our 100 Blocks Sampler have come from different issues of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks and have been … Continue reading

Posted in 100 Blocks, Sampler Quilt | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment