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.

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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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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