Category Archives: Quilty Lifestyle

Interesting quilty topics we think our quilting readers will enjoy.

Quilt Exchanges: Types, Tips and More

My family and I have lived in several different states, and in each one I’ve searched out the friendship of fellow quilters. One of the best parts of belonging to quilt groups is participating in different exchanges. I’ve participated in … Continue reading

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Fast Quilts for Fall and Halloween

If you’re looking for some autumn inspiration, today I’ve gathered up some fall quilt projects to consider. Several are quick quilts that can be made from scraps, and some are free. Try something different—make stitched leaves! Find complete instructions on … Continue reading

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Outstretched: Quilt Design Adventure

A while back, I saw a picture of a quilt with elongated shapes in it and it piqued my interest. Could I take one of the blocks from the 900 we’ve published in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Vols. 1-9 and stretch … Continue reading

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Quilting LIVE! Please Join Us

                  Quiltmaker Content Director Carolyn Beam will be at Quilting LIVE in Atlanta come September. I asked Carolyn to tell us more about this terrific event. Q: What excites you most about … Continue reading

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American Made Brand Fabric

Made in America Those are words we love to hear. Now a premier fabric company has worked very hard to make those words true of a new brand focused on cotton solids. American Made Brand American Made Brand is a … Continue reading

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Heather Ross Book Review Giveaway

It’s not often I get to review a book like How to Catch a Frog by Heather Ross. So it was a welcome change to devour (and I did devour it) this autobiographical tale, subtitled “…and other stories of family, … Continue reading

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Meet Deonn, Designer of Sheep Shape, Part 2

If you missed it, see Part 1 of Meet Deonn Stott, Designer of Sheep Shape. (There’s an active giveaway still going on there, too!) We’ve been chatting with Deonn Stott, designer of the cover quilt Sheep Shape from Quiltmaker’s May/June … Continue reading

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QM Staff Inventory: I Love Happy; Giveaway!

Almost from the first moment I started quilting, I realized it was good for my soul. I love that it makes me smile and I really love it when I see some fabric or a quilt and I catch my … Continue reading

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Giveaway! Meet Deonn Stott, Designer of Sheep Shape

Quiltmaker’s May/June issue is winging its way to subscribers and newsstands now. On the cover is Sheep Shape designed by Deonn Stott and made in fabrics from Riley Blake Designs. This quilt is rated “easy”, and in a post later … Continue reading

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Where I Spent National Quilting Day

I’m lucky to live in a place where quilting is alive and well. So I could think of no better place to spend National Quilting Day on March 15 than Quilt House, home to the International Quilt Study Center and … Continue reading

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