Author Archives: Carolyn

About Carolyn

I'm the Creative Editor for Quiltmaker magazine. I've been quilting for almost 30 years. I'm an avid quilter, but I also enjoy scrapbooking, knitting, reading, and hanging out with friends and family.

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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Introducing Vickie Eapen

If you’re like me, you wonder how you’re going to find the time to do all you want to do. Besides a full-time job, there’s the home stuff—family, laundry, groceries, cooking—you get the idea! And, not that I’m complaining (well, … Continue reading

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The Feedsack Lady

I’d like to introduce you to one busy lady. Darlene Zimmerman is a quilt historian who designs fabric for Robert Kaufman, quilting tools for EZ Quilting, is the author of several quilting titles and lectures and teaches nationally. And she … Continue reading

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The Two-Legged Half

Always entertaining, always fun and a great designer to boot. One of the featured quilts in Quiltmaker’s Small Quilts special issue was designed by Carrie Nelson, the designer behind Miss Rosie’s Quilt Co. Beth is actually a smaller version of … Continue reading

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Perfect for Mother’s Day

For a limited time, you can subscribe to Quiltmaker at our special low rate and give a 1-year Gift Subscription to Quiltmaker for FREE! That’s two subscriptions for the price of one! Act now and you’ll also receive a FREE … Continue reading

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What is the Double Stitch?

Handwork has made a come back over the last several years. Everything from hand piecing and quilting to hand embroidery provide the perfect take-along project. Kathleen Brown and DeLoyce Tyler or Mountain Patchwork created a simple hand-embroidered block, Dresden Lane, … Continue reading

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Meet Sue Cook

I’ve gotten to know Sue Cook over the last couple of years as we’ve published three of her designs in Quiltmaker. I met her in person when she had a booth at Quilt Market in Pittsburgh, May ’09 and found … Continue reading

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Introducing Scott Hansen

Thank you Lissa Alexander, Marketing Director of Moda Fabrics, for introducing me to another designer, Scott Hansen. Scott’s pattern Lime Grape Fizz appears in our March/April ’10 issue (No. 132). The inspiration for Lime Grape Fizz came from an interesting source. … Continue reading

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