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.

Parade of Homes Freebies

The celebration of our house-themed Sept/Oct issue continues with Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes: part blog tour, part freebie fest and part designer showcase. This quilting motif called Country Baskets is free for the taking. It would be cute quilted between … Continue reading

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QM’s Parade of Homes: Quilt Block Giveaway

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues today with another quilt block giveaway. Please visit our Parade of Homes page for all the fun and freebies! Today’s block was made by Gail Pan, who is known for adorable embroidery designs. She did … Continue reading

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Bonnie Hunter Giveaway: Parade of Homes

Welcome to Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes We’re celebrating our Sept/Oct issue with its three beautiful house quilts! The cover quilt is Parkview Lane. It’s based on Home Sweet Home, a block designed by Lori Holt for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes

Welcome to Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes! We’re celebrating Quiltmaker’s Sept/Oct issue with a special event. It’s part blog tour, part freebie fest, part designer showcase. It’s going to be a lot of fun! See the house quilt on the cover? … Continue reading

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Christmas Quilts: Red, White & Green

I love today’s Christmas in July quilt top made in fabrics from Clothworks. It’s one of the tantalizing prizes we’ll award at the end of Christmas in July. I hope you’ll enter right away. The quilt was designed by Janice … Continue reading

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Christmas Quilt Idea: Contest, Prizes!

Quiltmaker’s Christmas in July contest is in full swing! We have another beauty today. This quilt top could be yours if you’re one of the eight lucky winners. This quilt was designed by Jo Moury. The pattern appears in Quiltmaker’s … Continue reading

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Flannel Christmas Quilt: Northcott and Christmas in July

Flannel quilts make cozy winter gifts. Today’s featured quilt is also fast and easy—done in record time! It’s called Garden Spot. We’re in the midst of Quiltmaker’s Christmas in July contest, and we’re talking about each sponsor. Today’s sponsor is … Continue reading

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Machine Quilting Help, Ideas, Resources

Quiltmaker has declared 2014 as The Year of Machine Quilting. You’ve told us you need help to improve your machine quilting. Most questions come in two forms: How to machine quilt What to machine quilt We have started a series … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker Needs a Few Good Sewers

Quiltmaker is looking for a few good sewers! We seek a small team of experienced quilters for a short-term project. We provide the pattern and fabric for you to make a simple 48″ x 60″ pieced quilt according to our … Continue reading

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Christmas Quilts: Moda and Christmas in July

Please note: This contest is for U.S. readers. Quiltmaker’s Christmas in July contest is in full swing! There will be eight lucky winners who will each receive a holiday quilt top from the July/August Quiltmaker along with lots of fabric … Continue reading

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