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.

Jaybird Quilts Block Giveaway

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues! It’s part blog tour, part freebie fest and part designer showcase. We’ve been giving away blocks made by quilt designers from Lori Holt’s Home Sweet Home pattern, which appears in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8. … Continue reading

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Caption Contest Winners

A few weeks ago, I asked QM’s friends on Facebook to write a caption for this photograph. One thousand and seventy people commented, so it took me a while to get through them all. Here are some of our favorites, … Continue reading

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Debbie Caffrey Quilt Block Giveaway

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues! Today’s Home Sweet Home block is by Debbie Caffrey. You may know her from the hundreds (thousands?) of mystery quilts she has designed. You’ll want to visit Debbie’s Creative Moments to see more of her … Continue reading

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Quilting LIVE! Giveaway; Fold and Sew Fun

Quiltmaker is pleased to be part of an exciting upcoming event. Quilting LIVE! takes place in Atlanta Sept. 11 to 13. Quiltmaker’s Director of Content Carolyn Beam will be on hand, teaching the easy quilting technique Fold and Sew. (More … Continue reading

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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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