Author Archives: June Dudley

About June Dudley

I'm the Editor-in-Chief of Quiltmaker magazine. I have enjoyed quilting for many years. And I love to collect fabric, thread, books and all things quilty. I especially like batiks, bright colors, florals, dots, stripes and anything purple or teal.

Pin-Whirl Block: Watch it Twist and Turn

Here’s my block from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8: I love the watery blues and greens in this one. The fabric is Serenity by Cheri Strole for Northcott. Calming colors, yet it’s such an active block with the varying angles … Continue reading

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Staff Stories: Early Machine Quilting Confessions

For the longest time after I started making quilts, I tied them. The thought of hand quilting (takes too long) or machine quilting (looks too complicated) intimidated me. Now there’s nothing wrong with tying quilts. In fact, we have a … Continue reading

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A Few of Our Favorite (Quiltmaker) Things in 2013

I thought it was a fitting time to look back at some of our favorite Quiltmaker patterns this year, so I asked QM staff to share what their favorite quilt is from 2013. Carolyn Beam I like the simplicity and versatility of the design in The Right Slice in Quiltmaker Nov/Dec … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunt 2013: Announcing the Winners

I’m so excited to announce the following people as confirmed winners in Quiltmaker’s 2013 Treasure Hunt contest. Four Grand Prize Winners Nancy LaMont from Orange, California wins a Handi Quilter Sweet Sixteen sit-down longarm quilting machine. Yippee!   Stephanie Hindle from Lawrence, … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker + Downton Abbey + Andover = Fabulous!

Have you fallen in love with Downton Abbey? This acclaimed British television show set in the early 1900s has taken the world by storm over the past few years and now Andover Fabrics has introduced a licensed fabric inspired by … Continue reading

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Special Offer: 2 Quiltmaker Subscriptions for the Price of 1!

Thinking about subscribing to Quiltmaker? There are two great special offers available right now for all of our regular visitors and blog hoppers. Coming up in Quiltmaker in 2014: We’re declaring 2014 to be our “Year of Machine Quilting” and Natalia Bonner … Continue reading

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Block Party @ Sea: Cruising to Alaska in 2014

I’ve had the fun of visiting Alaska twice before—and I’m so excited to return for Quiltmaker’s Block Party @ Sea, June 7-14, 2014! Here’s why I can’t wait to cruise Alaska’s Inside Passage again: I love the majestic mountains at … Continue reading

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QM’s 100 Blocks Vol. 7: Apple Tree block #660

I hope you had as much fun visiting designer blogs last week as I did on the 100 Blocks Blog Tour! You can still visit each designer to see what they have going on even though the prizes are done … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker Special Offer: Two-for-One Subscriptions!

Thinking about subscribing to Quiltmaker? There are two great special offers available now. I want the blog hoppers and our regular readers to know about these opportunities. Send a FREE gift subscription to someone special: For Mother’s Day or just because, … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt 2012: Drum Roll, Please!

I’m thrilled to announce some of this year’s Treasure Hunt winners already! It can take a long time to verify all 27 winners, but we’ve got responses from both of our grand prize winners and 23 of the prize package … Continue reading

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