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 Vol. 2: May Flowers

I design on paper. I doodle, not really knowing where it’s going to take me, and sometimes I come up with something I like. That’s how I designed May Flowers. I’m intrigued by blocks with partial seams—they’re easy to sew … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunt 2010 Sponsor: Sulky of America

We’re having a contest called Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt, and today we’re featuring contest sponsor Sulky of America. Look through their website for a Treasure Hunt button (shown below). Click on the button on their website for an entry form and … Continue reading

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Anita’s Arrowhead Staff Challenge: Moda Fabrics

The Nov/Dec ’10 issue of Quiltmaker features a clever technique from Anita Grossman Solomon in a block called Anita’s Arrowhead. Our staff was eager to try it out. Each staff member chose Christmas fabrics from one manufacturer to make a … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunt 2010 Sponsor: Fat Quarter Shop

We’re having a contest called Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt, and today we’re featuring contest sponsor Fat Quarter Shop. Look through their website for a Treasure Hunt button, click on the button for an entry form for a chance to win. They … Continue reading

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Quilting Together in Chicago recap

I flew out to Chicago last Wednesday to teach, along with 5 other teachers, at our first Quilting Together event. I taught a class called Designing With Log Cabin Blocks. Other classes included a mystery quilt, working with triangles, long-arm … Continue reading

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That’s Me on the Big Screen

No, not really. But it is me filming a quilting video for a dvd series that our company is working on. These pictures were actually taken after the filming was over. I had filmed a video segment previously and this … Continue reading

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Catching Up with Rachel

I had hoped to visit with Rachel Griffith, designer of Coin Collecting in our July/August ’10 issue at Quilt Market in Minneapolis, but unfortunately she wasn’t able to attend. Her quilt did make the trip, however, as it accompanied June … Continue reading

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Who did we see at Quilt Market?

June and I spent 3 days visiting designers, fabric manufacturers, publishers, notions companies—you name it, we tried to see them all—at Quilt Market in Minneapolis. We took along a little photo prop so our friends could share some messages with … Continue reading

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Quilt Market, Here We Come!

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Vote Now!

Voting has started in Quiltmaker’s Embroidered Label Contest. Check out these amazing labels and vote for your favorite one here between May 14, 2010 and May 28, 2010.

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