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.

QM Rocks the Blocks: Posts from the Designers

As we celebrate the launch of the premiere issue of Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Block—yes, there will be future issues—some of the designers have been posting about their quilts and blocks. Check out: Sonja Callaghan at Artisania Carolyn Goins at … Continue reading

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A-mazed: The Design Journey from a Block to a Quilt

What do you get when you ask talented designers to create new quilts using any of the blocks published in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks? You get 18 spectacular quilts that are fresh, interesting and creative! Now that there are four volumes … Continue reading

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Announcing QM’s 2011 Treasure Hunt Winners

I’m thrilled to announce the Treasure Hunt winners from the Nov/Dec ’11 contest. First prize winner of a new Pfaff ambition 1.5 sewing machine is Emily Lucas of Charlotte, North Carolina. Twenty-five second prize winners will receive prize packages worth … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker: Special Subscription Offers

If you’d like to take advantage of getting Quiltmaker’s regular issues in your mailbox, there are two special offers available now. I want all our regular visitors and the blog hoppers to know about both of them. Choose your favorite—but … Continue reading

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Tell Your Quilty Friends: Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 4 Blog Tour!

Tell your quilty friends about Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 4 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 or blog. … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Volume 4: Pinwheel Pizzazz

As I thought about creating my block for 100 Blocks Volume 4, I wanted one that would play well in a variety of settings. I was looking at asymmetrical options and realized that I could divide the 12″ block into progressively smaller … Continue reading

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A Sneak Peek at 100 Blocks Volume 4

Guess what’s at the printer now? Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 4 with more fabulous blocks from 100 creative designers! The blocks keep getting better and better with each issue. This one has a lot of birds and animals, with many … Continue reading

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You’re Invited to Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol. 3 Exhibit

This one-of-a-kind exhibit features 24 quilts, and each quilt’s original block, from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 3. This amazing variety of quilts was made by block designers, QM staff and one block tester. This show is on display now at … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Blog Tour Wrap Up: Time to Sew!

Thanks for spending a little bit of time with Quiltmaker last week! We enjoyed your comments and all of the inspiration provided by our designers. Now that Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 3 Blog Tour is over, it’s time to get … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Volume 3: Win a Set of Blocks!

We are giving away all of the blocks from 100 Blocks Volume 3. We’ll be grouping them into random sets of 4 blocks and 25 people will win a set of the blocks. Head to the 100 Blocks Volume 3 … Continue reading

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