Author Archives: Carolyn

About Carolyn

I'm the Content Director for Quiltmaker magazine. I'm married with three grown sons and one adorable grandson.I've been quilting for over 30 years. I'm an avid quilter, but I also enjoy photography, scrapbooking, knitting, reading and hanging out with friends and family.

100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along – Block 6

Welcome to Block 6 of the 100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along. This 100 Blocks Sampler quilt features a collection of quilt blocks taken from different issues of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks magazines and reduced to 6″. Click here to catch up on the previous sew … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along – Block 5

Hi Everyone, Welcome to week 5 of the 100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along. Are you sewing along with us? How are your 100 Blocks Sampler blocks coming along? We’d love to see your blocks. Email pictures of your blocks to … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along – Block 4

Hi! Welcome back to the 100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along. This week we’re making block 4, Bingo, block #477 designed by Jessie Kurtz. In case you’re joining us for the first time, here’s what the three different versions of the … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along – Block 3

Hi again. Welcome back to our 100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along. If you’re just now joining us, you can catch up on the previous posts here. There are kits available in three variations for this sampler quilt, and the pattern only is available as … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along – Block 2

Hi! Welcome back. Did you get block 1 finished? We’re all set to make block 2—Village Square, block #967 from QM’s 100 Blocks, vol. 10, designed by Mickey Depre. As a refresher, here are the three versions of the 100 … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along – Block 1

Welcome to Block 1 in the Quiltmaker 100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along. I’m excited to have you join us! Here’s a little bit about what to expect as we sew along on this year-long journey to make this wonderful quilt. … Continue reading

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QM Bitty Blocks: November’s Friendship Stars

Welcome back to QM Bitty Blocks! I’m happy to share November’s Bitty Block with you—a 3″ Friendship Star. These are so cute! Just like all of the other Bitty Blocks we’ve given the patterns for, these are so addictive—I can’t … Continue reading

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Bonnie Hunter Online Scrap Course + A Discount!

All of my quilting friends know that I’m a huge fan of Bonnie Hunter. I was introduced to Bonnie and her scrappy quilts many years ago and have used her Scrap User’s System and Leaders and Enders method for years. … Continue reading

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Gudrun Erla online course

If you’re like me, the time I find to squeeze quilting into my life is precious. Given a choice, I’d spend all day, every day happily sewing away in my studio. Unfortunately, that’s not reality! I’m always on the lookout … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker Reader Favorites – Giveaway

Have you heard? Quiltmaker has a brand new, never before seen issue that goes onsale today, and we are really excited about it! Quiltmaker Reader Favorites is the very first issue with some of  YOUR favorite quilt patterns that have been … Continue reading

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