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.

Black Friday Giveaway for Quilters!

Use code promo code BLACK30 this weekend to save 30% and get free shipping at QuiltandSewShop.com, no minimum order! *     *     *     *     * Are you out shopping this weekend? I’m shopping a little, but only from the comfort of … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Thoughts from a Quilter

In the U.S. this week, we celebrate Thanksgiving. It’s a time to reflect on the things for which we’re grateful. I started thinking about all of that, and I realized that when you’re a quilter, you have some special blessings. … Continue reading

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Gift and Holiday Ideas from Quiltmaker

It’s hard not to feel good about the time of year when people celebrate faith, family and friends. Quilters acknowledge the holidays by creating handmade gifts and by making their homes warm and inviting. To that end, I’ve gathered some … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt; Giveaway!

Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt is ongoing, with more than $24,000 in quilt-related prizes to be awarded to 27 lucky winners. Today we’re featuring several Treasure Hunt sponsors and having a giveaway, too. C&T Publishing creates exceptional books and products for quilting, … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour Day 5: Issue Sets and Mugs Galore!

Welcome to Day 5 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour! Welcome back to the blog tour for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 10. It’s been a good week of quilty fun, hasn’t it? The designers always have lots to share. We … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour Day 4

Welcome to Day 4 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour! I hope you’ve enjoyed the week so far. We have many more giveaways today—not only here, but on all of the designer blogs listed below as well. We’re grateful for … Continue reading

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Block Testing for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks

Looking for the blog tour? Please scroll down to the next post. *     *     *     *     * From the early days of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, we’ve used a system of testing each pattern before it is published. A real quilter … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour: Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour! The week is rushing by. There is so much to see! I always love reading the designers’ blog posts. Sometimes you get a peek into their studio or their process … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour: Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour! We’re off to a good start as we celebrate Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 10. It appears officially today, 11/18,  so you’ll be seeing it on newsstands. When you do, I … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour Day 1

Welcome to Day 1 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour! I’m so glad you’re here. We’ll have a lot of fun this week, as you visit blogs written by 100 Blocks designers and get a taste of what’s inside Quiltmaker’s … Continue reading

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