Author Archives: Diane Harris

About Diane Harris

I'm Interactive Editor for Quiltmaker magazine in Golden, Colorado, USA. For six years, I've been writing pattern instructions and product reviews, and doing a host of other tasks necessary to help produce a national pattern magazine. Now I work remotely from rural Nebraska to generate some of our online content. I manage the QM Scrap Squad, our blog tours and our Quilt-Alongs. I have one of the best jobs in the world.

Quilt Block Giveaway: Lynette’s Nighttime House

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues! Today’s giveaway is for this Home Sweet Home block made by Lynette Anderson of Lynette Anderson Designs. Be sure to visit Lynette’s blog when you’re finished here. Lynette is the only designer who gave her … Continue reading

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Quilt Block Giveaway: Don’t Call Me Betsy

Today we have another adorable quilt block to give away as Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues. We’re celebrating our Sept/Oct issue which has a house theme. You’ll find all of the freebies shown here on our Parade of Homes page. … Continue reading

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Quilty Giveaways

There’s still time to get in on these giveaways! Helen Stubbings of Hugs ‘n Kisses is giving away a fabric kit along with her very useful applique paper to make this house block. Don’t miss it, visit Hugs from Helen. … Continue reading

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Back to School: Hip-Hopscotch Quilt

Quiltmaker is having a Back to School Party and you’re invited! Come sew with us!   Each day from Sept. 8 to 12, please join us here on Quilty Pleasures for a free quilt pattern in bite-size morsels plus tips … Continue reading

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Quilt Block Giveaway: Miss Rosie’s Quilt Company

Hasn’t it been fun to see what different designers did with Home Sweet Home? If you’ve been following Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes, you’ve seen several so far.     Today another block is up for giveaway. This one was made … Continue reading

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Fresh Fall Quilt Patterns

Quiltmaker’s Sept/Oct issue is hot off the press and it’s full of great quilt patterns. If you love pieced quilts or applique quilts, traditional quilts or something from the modern quilt world, you’ll find projects here. This issue is available … Continue reading

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Quilting LIVE! Please Join Us

                  Quiltmaker Content Director Carolyn Beam will be at Quilting LIVE in Atlanta come September. I asked Carolyn to tell us more about this terrific event. Q: What excites you most about … Continue reading

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Parade of Homes Quilt Block Giveaway

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues today with another quilt block giveaway. This Home Sweet Home block was made by Helen Stubbings of Hugs ‘n Kisses. Helen hails from Hobart, at the very bottom of Tasmania, which is an island state … Continue reading

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Nancy Mahoney’s Quilt Block Giveaway

I’m pleased to feature Nancy Mahoney today on Quilty Pleasures. It’s likely you’ve heard of Nancy. She’s a prolific designer and quiltmaker, a best-selling author for Martingale, a fabric designer for P&B Textiles (love those Urban Classics), and one of … Continue reading

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Parade of Homes: Kimberly Jolly Giveaway

Another adorable house block is up for giveaway today as Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues. Today’s block was made by Kimberly Jolly, proprietress at Fat Quarter Shop. (Visit the Jolly Jabber for another giveaway!) The giveaway has ended. Our special … Continue reading

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