Category Archives: Quilty Lifestyle

Interesting quilty topics we think our quilting readers will enjoy.

4 Block of the Month Quilts to Make in 2017

Don’t you just love block of the month quilts? It’s nice to have a larger quilt project in the works that you can create a little bit at a time. We’ve had a ton of fun with Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks … Continue reading

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The Top Heart Quilts for Valentine’s Day

The 2016 holiday season is behind us and 2017 is in full swing. So what are we going to quilt now? Some lovely projects for Valentine’s Day of course! Gather up your favorite red and pink fabrics and find inspiration … Continue reading

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Finish Your Christmas Quilting! Fast + Easy Ideas

Christmas day is approaching oh-so-quickly, but there’s still time to sew up a fast project or two. We’ve gathered together our quickest and easiest quilted holiday projects to inspire you — from ideas for last-minute gifts to fast home decor … Continue reading

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I Got the Blues: A Visit with Heidi Pridemore

Today we’re welcoming designer Heidi Pridemore from The Whimsical Workshop as a guest blogger on Quilty Pleasures! She’s going to tell us about her I Got the Blues quilt she designed for our November/December 2016 issue: Hello fellow quilters, I am so happy to be a … Continue reading

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Holiday Dash: A Visit with Audrey Wright

Today we’re welcoming designer Audrey Wright from Legacy Patterns as a guest blogger! She’s going to tell us about her festive Holiday Dash quilt featured in our Nov/Dec 2016 issue: It made my day when Quiltmaker invited me to be a guest … Continue reading

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6 Hacks For Getting the Most Out of the EXPO Experience

Original Sewing & Quilt EXPO’s next stop will be at the DoubleTree Bloomington in Minneapolis, MN, in just a few days – Nov. 10, 11 and 12. A general admission ticket will get you in the door, and lead you to all of the … Continue reading

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Peppermint Swirls: A Visit with Jenny Beck

Today we’re welcoming designer Jenny Beck from Bit of Tea & Honey as a guest blogger on Quilty Pleasures. She’s going to tell us all about her red-and-white Peppermint Swirls quilt featured in our November/December 2016 issue. This throw/twin size quilt finishes … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Original Sewing & Quilt EXPO: Top Things to Do!

Original Sewing & Quilt EXPO is heading to the DoubleTree Bloomington in Minneapolis, MN, Nov. 10, 11 and 12, 2016 for three jam-packed days of quilting and sewing fun. There’s an endless number of things at the EXPO to see, create and … Continue reading

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Churn Dash Checkers: A Visit with Deanne Eisenman

Today we’re welcoming designer Deanne Eisenman as a guest blogger on Quilty Pleasures. She’s going to tell us all about her scrappy Churn Dash Checkers quilt featured in our November/December 2016 issue: Hi! I’m Deanne Eisenman of Snuggles Quilts. I am a … Continue reading

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Kiku: A Visit with Cheryl Brickey

Today we’re welcoming designer Cheryl Brickey as a guest blogger on Quilty Pleasures. She’s going to tell us all about her Kiku quilt featured in our newest special issue: Hi everyone!  I’m Cheryl Brickey from Meadow Mist Designs and I am … Continue reading

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