Author Archives: Shayla

About Shayla

I am an Associate Editor at Quiltmaker. I have been making quilts since I was six and now have my own pattern design company, Sassafras Lane Designs. Outside of sewing I enjoy photography, spending time with my family, traveling the world and playing with my 3 dogs.

Itty Bitty Quilt Block Pendant Necklaces

By Shayla Wolf, QM Associate Editor We may think our Bitty Blocks are small until we get a closer look at these stunning necklaces! I get the pleasure of scouring the internet for new and exciting products to feature in … Continue reading

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A Creative Twist – This Little Piggy Baby Quilt

By Shayla Wolf, QM Associate Editor A couple months ago I wrote a post about making a quilt pattern your own. In this post I share a few ideas on how to take a quilt pattern and twist it into … Continue reading

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Stay Inspired this Summer with Quilty Reads

by Shayla Wolf, QM Associate Editor It is that time of year again! Time to sit on a beach, on a patio at a lake house or in a foldable chair at a peewee soccer game. Summer is full of … Continue reading

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Making a Quilt Pattern Your Own

By Shayla Wolf, QM Associate Editor My favorite thing about being a quilt pattern designer is seeing how other quilters evolve my patterns to make them completely different. Whether it is using a color combo I never thought of, using … Continue reading

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Photographing Quilts

By Shayla Wolf, QM Associate Editor Taking photos of your quilts has become an integral part of the creative process. Whether you want to share your creation with your quilty friends on social media, submit photos for a quilt show … Continue reading

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QM’s 100 Blocks Vol. 7: Hootie block #611 & Giveaway!

Hello Quilty friends! I hope you all had a great time last week hopping from blog to blog. There were all sorts of wonderful and pretty blocks to see. Be sure to check out ALL the designers that are in … Continue reading

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Quilting Designs on CD; EQ7 Giveaway Reminder

One of the most useful tools Quiltmaker offers came from a partnership with The Electric Quilt Company. Several years ago we joined forces and created Quilting Designs on CD. My co-workers said that using these Quilting Designs CDs is as easy as 1-2-3. … Continue reading

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Quilty Quote: I’m Falling to Pieces

We’re pleased to debut a new Quilty Quote for you today. Isn’t it the truth?! And aren’t we all glad of it? Enjoy this little gift from Quiltmaker, and feel free to use it wherever you’d like. If you’re active … Continue reading

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Quilty Quote: Hexactly!

We’re having a lot of fun brainstorming for new Quilty Quotes each week. There’s a new one up today. It’s appropriate because Quiltmaker has hexagons on its mind these days. Feel free to use “Hexactly!” wherever you’d like. We’d love … Continue reading

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Quilty Quote: Hexies on my Mind!

There’s a new Quilty Quote up today, and it hints at the theme for the brand spankin’ new May/June issue. Start thinking about those magical six-sided shapes because the fun starts tomorrow with our Hexagon Roundup blog post. You won’t … Continue reading

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