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Pieces of Flora: A Visit with Kay Mackenzie

Today we’re excited to welcome designer Kay Mackenzie as a guest blogger on Quilty Pleasures! Kay is going to tell us about the inspiration for her Pieces of Flora appliqué quilt that is patterned in our Quilts From Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Spring ’17 special issue. Hi … Continue reading

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New Issue: Quiltmaker May/June ’17

The May/June ’17 issue of Quiltmaker hits newsstands next week, and there is so much to love inside this edition! There is, as always, a great selection of quilt patterns — including scrap quilts, a fun I Spy quilt and more. There’s … Continue reading

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10 Happy Quilts for Kids

Quilters love to make quilts for kids. From sweet baby quilts to bright and colorful designs for little ones, there is no shortage of adorable patterns you can make for children. But, you’d be hard-pressed to find a cuter, more … Continue reading

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Starring Role: A Visit with Diane Harris

Today we’re excited to welcome longtime QM editor Diane Harris back as a guest blogger on Quilty Pleasures!  Diane is going to tell us about her lovely Starring Role quilt she designed for our March/April 2017 issue of Quiltmaker. Oversized stars shine on this … Continue reading

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March Motif of the Month: Floral Delight

We have a new FREE Motif of the Month for March! With springtime just around the corner, this pretty Floral Delight motif will add the perfect finishing touch to your quilt projects. Download the free motif here. Our handy guide shows … Continue reading

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New Special Issue: Quilts From Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Spring ’17

Our spring ’17 edition of Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks hits newsstands this week, and we’re so excited to share it with you! It includes 16 new quilt patterns inspired by the original blocks from our 100 Blocks issues. There are throw, … Continue reading

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Pixel Plaid: A Visit with Kristin Lawson

Today we’re welcoming designer Kristin Lawson from alittlecrispy.com as a guest blogger on Quilty Pleasures!  She’s going to tell us about her Pixel Plaid quilt she designed for our March/April 2017 issue. This bright and scrappy throw quilt is easy to make and finishes … Continue reading

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Quilt Remix: Vintage Pattern, Modern Twist

Free quilting videos with Kelly Bowser Sometimes you find a quilt pattern that you want to reproduce to a T — same layout, some colors, maybe even the exact same fabric collections. But sometimes, you’d rather change a few things … Continue reading

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4 Block of the Month Quilts to Make in 2017

Don’t you just love block of the month quilts? It’s nice to have a larger quilt project in the works that you can create a little bit at a time. We’ve had a ton of fun with Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks … Continue reading

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New Issue: Quiltmaker March/April ’17

The March/April 2017 issue of Quiltmaker is hot off the press, and we’ve got a couple changes beginning with this edition. The main thing? It’s bigger! We’ve added more pages of quilt patterns as well as helpful tutorials for techniques like how … Continue reading

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