Category Archives: Quilty Lifestyle

Interesting quilty topics we think our quilting readers will enjoy.

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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Welcome Quiltmaker’s new Associate Editor

It’s rare that positions come open on our editorial staff—we’re fortunate to work with a team of dedicated people who love their jobs! But once in a while things happen, and we find ourselves in need of a new editor. … Continue reading

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Glamping Anyone?

Lately I have been totally smitten with Terri Vanden Bosch’s adorable little campers (Quiltmaker July/August ’17, Sept/Oct ’17). Someday I hope to have a “real” mini camper to go adventuring in, but for now I thought I would make my … 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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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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Charmed, I’m Sure! Let’s Get Started

I have a confession to make. I’m a charm square addict. There, I said it! I’m obsessed with them. Have you fallen in love with these little 5” squares of fabric? Or have you wondered what on earth you would … Continue reading

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Kids are Quilting: 5 Things are Learned Teaching Kids to Quilt

By Tricia Patterson, Managing Editor, Quiltmaker, McCall’s Quilting and Quick Quilts I returned to work this week after an awesome 10-day vacation with my granddaughters, Morgan (age 12) and Lily (age 8). As usual, I called them before they traveled … Continue reading

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Weekend Quilting with Jemima Flendt

It’s the end of a long week and you’re ready to unwind with some quilting time. What will you make? Professional quiltmaker and sewing pattern designer Jemima Flendt (Tied With a Ribbon) has a fantastic new book that’s filled with … Continue reading

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10 Fun Summer Quilt Ideas

Summertime has officially arrived, and there are so many fun summer-themed quilts we can make to capture the summer spirit: from beach-inspired designs to patriotic quilts and more. Here, we’ve gathered together a few of our favorite summer quilt and … Continue reading

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Quilting in the Kitchen with Jenny Kae Parks

Quilted kitchen items are such fun projects to create, and always make perfect gifts. We have a new three-lesson online course on Craft University — Quilting in the Kitchen — that will walk you step-by-step through creating beautiful potholders, trivets, oven … Continue reading

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