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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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Vote on our May/June 2017 Cover!

It’s that time again! We’d like you to help us choose the cover for our May/June 2017 issue of Quiltmaker. Pictured here are the two covers we are considering. Please place your vote at this link to let us know which you would notice and reach … Continue reading

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The Top Heart Quilts for Valentine’s Day

The 2016 holiday season is behind us and 2017 is in full swing. So what are we going to quilt now? Some lovely projects for Valentine’s Day of course! Gather up your favorite red and pink fabrics and find inspiration … Continue reading

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Lessons in Creativity Season 6: Zippity Doo Dah

The new season of our free video series, Quiltmaker’s Lessons in Creativity, is here! The focus quilt for season 6 is the fabulous Zippity Doo Dah quilt designed by Leanna Spanner and featured in the Jan/Feb ’17 issue of Quiltmaker. Everything about … Continue reading

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Come Aboard: Free Project Linus Pattern

Looking for a way to give back and help others in the new year? Gather up some colorful scraps to make this adorable Come Aboard! throw quilt for Project Linus. This is the 17th quilt pattern Quiltmaker has published in support of Project Linus, … Continue reading

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English Paper Piecing Tutorial

By Carolyn Beam, QM Content Director I love having a portable hand project handy. I like something that fits in a neat little bag that I can keep close when I’m watching TV or something that travels easily. English paper … Continue reading

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Finish Your Christmas Quilting! Fast + Easy Ideas

Christmas day is approaching oh-so-quickly, but there’s still time to sew up a fast project or two. We’ve gathered together our quickest and easiest quilted holiday projects to inspire you — from ideas for last-minute gifts to fast home decor … Continue reading

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