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.

100 Blocks Vol. 6: Shortcut

It’s the final chance to win a copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol. 6 AND a mug! I sure hope you’ve had as much fun on Quiltmaker’s Blog Tour as we have . . . we love reading all your … Continue reading

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Blog Tour Discount for Your Shopping Pleasure!

Welcome to Quiltmakers 100 Blocks Volume 6 Blog Tour! We hope you’ve had a chance to browse around a little bit to see all the quilty fun! Because we’ve got the best readers, and to thank you for participating in … Continue reading

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Tell Your Quilty Friends: Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol. 6 Blog Tour!

Tell your quilty friends about Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 6 Blog Tour for a chance to win an issue. Copy the image below (right-click or control-click to save it to your desktop) to post on your Facebook page, a Pinterest … Continue reading

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Special Offer: Two Quiltmaker Subscriptions for the Price of One!

Thinking about subscribing to Quiltmaker? There are two great special offers available now for all of our regular visitors and blog hoppers. Coming up in Quiltmaker: A new Mystery Quilt series from Bonnie Hunter in March/April ’13, May/June ’13, July/Aug … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 6! Giveaway!

That’s right, Volume 6 of Quiltmaker’s best-selling newsstand specials will be available November 13! We just got our advance copies and can’t wait for you to see what’s inside. For now, a sneak peek at the cover: Mark your calendars … Continue reading

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PNW Block Party Revealed: We’re Going to Portland!

Everything’s in full swing as we make plans for March 2013 when Quiltmaker’s Block Party heads to Portland. You’re invited to join us for this event headlined by Jo Morton, Bonnie Hunter and Carrie Nelson of Miss Rosie’s Quilt Co. They’ll be joined by … Continue reading

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Applique Two Ways: Free Digitized Flower

As we were working on designs for the new Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, I wanted to make sure we had an applique design that could be made with traditional methods and  in the hoop for those who have embroidery … Continue reading

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Fussy Cutting Fabric: A Lesson

I’ve always been a purple girl and I’m really a purple-and-teal-together kind of girl. As I was looking for fabric to use my Facet-nating block from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol. 5 into a project for Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks … Continue reading

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Pattern Corrections

We had a rough day at Quiltmaker last week. We learned that the pull-out pattern section for our Sept/Oct ’12 issue (No. 147) was printed at 97% of its correct size. And then it got worse. We determined that the … Continue reading

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QM’s Block Party: Jennifer Chiaverini

Jennifer Chiaverini, New York Times best-selling author of the Elm Creek Quilts series of novels, was our keynote speaker on Friday night at Quiltmaker‘s recent Block Party in Williamsburg. She shared her journey as a quiltmaker and author. She never … Continue reading

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