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Quilting with brown fabrics: It’s All About Brown

Contributor: Tricia Patterson Managing Editor Quiltmaker, McCall’s Quilting and Quick Quilts What do you think about brown? Is brown too boring for you? Why not brown? How do you feel about background brown?   Perhaps you don’t know what to … Continue reading

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Halloween Quilt Making BOO-ster

Collected by Tricia Patterson Managing Editor, Quiltmaker, McCall’s Quilting and Quick Quilts I’m still finding the best quilt patterns for Halloween, so thought I’d just send a few more to add to the collection I posted with the Halloween SPOOK-tacular … Continue reading

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Free Motion Quilting Takes Off with Craft U

As adults we tend to approach a learning situation with one of three goals: To learn something new, To fill in gaps in the knowledge we already have about something, or To refresh knowledge or a skill we already have, … Continue reading

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4 BIG Happenings at Quiltmaker This Week

INSPIRATION, EDUCATION, CHALLENGE & EXPLORATION are ALL happening at Quiltmaker this week! #1 From Photo Inspiration To Quilt Inspiration Check in on Tuesday for Erin Russek to tell us about ways we can use colors from a favorite photo to … Continue reading

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Halloween Spook-tacular

HALLOWEEN SPOOK-TACULAR A collection of Halloween theme quilts written by: Tricia Patterson Managing Editor, Quiltmaker, McCall’s Quilting and Quick Quilts Is your grocery like mine? Halloween started in July, if you consider the wide aisle displays of costume accessories, home … Continue reading

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5 Things Happening at Quiltmaker This Week

What 5 things are happening at Quiltmaker this week? Mark your calendars. We have another week of inspiration, information and fun quilting stuff to share with you from the staff at Quiltmaker. Here’s what’s happening… #1. Go Glamping with a … Continue reading

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How To Resize Quilt Block Patterns to Make Small or Big Blocks

CraftU Review How to Resize Quilt Block Patterns with Debra Finan Reviewed By: Tricia Patterson, Managing Editor, Quiltmaker, McCall’s Quilting and Quick Quilts I’ve learned a lot since I began working with the Quilting group at F+W Media. I’ve been … Continue reading

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From the Bookshelf: Quilt with Tula & Angela

Quilt with Tula & Angela: A start-to-finish guide to piecing and quilting using color and shape. Reviewed by: Tricia Patterson, Managing Editor, Quiltmaker, McCall’s Quilting and Quick Quilts I love books. And, I love books about quilting the most. Sometimes … Continue reading

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6 Things Happening at Quiltmaker This Week

6 Things Happening at Quiltmaker This Week Here’s what we are doing at Quiltmaker this week. We hope you will join us! #1. An obituary for a beloved quilting companion I bet this blog teaser has you wondering about the … Continue reading

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Zentangle, Beginner Level Free-Motion Quilting and Tumbling Tiles

What’s a great way to learn to free-motion quilt? Zentangles and patchwork with the Tumbling Tiles pattern, that’s how! I am particularly excited about one of the patterns in the new issue of Quiltmaker, September/October ’17. For several years now I’ve … Continue reading

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