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, stitch, play with my boston terrier and spend time with my family.

EQ Boutique Fun

One of the awesome things about working here at Quiltmaker magazine is working with great companies like Electric Quilt. We get to see what’s new, play with new products, and pass on our thoughts, experiences and opinions to our readers. … Continue reading

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Wool Applique, You Say?

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a wool applique nerd. Totally and completely. Give me a pile of wool and needle and floss and I’m a happy camper. I have a gigantic stash of wool, and these pictures … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Vol. 6: Sew Tweet

We hope you enjoyed our 100 Blocks designer blog tour last week. The inspiration and creativity was so fun and amazing! I love wool applique, so it’s no surprise that I designed my block with wool. Did you know that … Continue reading

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The Day I Made a Bag

Working here at Quiltmaker is really fun because we get to see and try so many new things. I’ve learned new techniques, tried new patterns, and had to go WAY out of my comfort zone to try, test and write … Continue reading

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Wool Applique

Last month for our Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Volume 5 blog tour, I shared my “Some-Bunny” block, made with wool applique. Some of you expressed interest in learning how to do wool applique, so I pulled together a wool applique tutorial … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Volume 5: Some-Bunny

I love love LOVE wool applique. If I had to go live on a desert island and had to pick 3 things to take with me, one of those things would be my drawer(s)(dresser)(closet) full of wool applique projects. A … Continue reading

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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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