Author Archives: Paula

About Paula

I'm an Associate Editor at Quiltmaker in Golden, CO. I've been quilting for 18 years, including teaching, long arm quilting, designing, and stash building. I also love to read, run, embroider, zentangle, watch Law & Order re-runs and spend time with my family.

Quilty Causes Update

Often we hear of quilting groups or charities in need of donated quilts for their special cause. We know that our donated quilts will go to people in need, but often we don’t get to hear all the details. But … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Volume 4: Best Friends

Of all the quilt blocks in the big, wide world of quilting, the Friendship Star is my favorite. It’s a simple block, not terribly spectacular, but I guess just the feeling of it makes me all warm and fuzzy. It … Continue reading

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Blog Tour Special!

Welcome to Quiltmakers 100 Blocks Volume 4 Blog Tour! We hope you’ve had a chance to browse around a little bit to see all the quilty fun! Because we have the world’s greatest readers, and to thank you for participating … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunt 2011 Sponsor: Northcott

Each day in October we’ll feature one industry sponsor who is partnering with us for Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt. You’ll find all the details on our Treasure Hunt page. Today’s featured Treasure Hunt sponsor is Northcott. If you’re looking for some great eye … Continue reading

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Red, White and Orange

In our Nov, Dec ’11 issue of Quiltmaker (No. 142), we had the great honor of spotlighting the Infinite Variety Quilt Show, presented in March 2011 by the American Folk Art Museum in New York City. You probably heard all … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunt 2011 Sponsor: Martingale and Company

Each day in October we’ll feature one industry sponsor who is partnering with us for Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt. You’ll find all the details on our Treasure Hunt page. Today’s featured Treasure Hunt sponsor is Martingale and Company. If you ever want to browse … Continue reading

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Quilters and Their Dogs

On the September/October cover of Quiltmaker, we featured an adorable dog quilt named “Let Sleeping Dogs Lie” by Denise Russart. Can I tell you how much we love that quilt? In fact, we all argued a little bit about who … Continue reading

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Back to School Party – Tips for Pressing

Have you ever been in a quilting class and had the question of “pressing” come up? I’ll bet you have, and I’ll also bet that you heard a few different opinions on the matter. Pressing seams to one side, pressing … Continue reading

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Quilty Causes-Knight’s Quilt Shop

Hello! Happy Tuesday! In every issue of Quiltmaker we spotlight quilters who want to make a difference in their communities. In the Sept/Oct ’11 issue, I had the pleasure of getting to know Michelle Knight, owner of Knight’s Quilt Shop in … Continue reading

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Secret Window Mystery Quilt – Christmas Part Two

Have you been working on your mystery quilt? Hopefully by now you have had a chance to check out Secret Window, the Debbie Caffrey mystery quilt we started in the May/June issue of Quiltmaker. You can also check out the … Continue reading

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