Category Archives: Quilty Lifestyle

Interesting quilty topics we think our quilting readers will enjoy.

10 Spring Quilt Patterns & Project Ideas

Ah, springtime. There’s something so refreshing about that time of year when winter begins to fade away and spring emerges. With the flowers in bloom, the birds chirping and the sun setting later in the day, everything just seems a … Continue reading

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True Friends and Sewing Collectibles

Something wonderful happened to me in February when I was on quilt retreat with a dozen friends in Colorado. There’s a little fabric store in Buena Vista called Bev’s Stitchery. We usually stop in because they have some nice quilting … Continue reading

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Meet QM Associate Editor: Gigi Khalsa

Hello, I’m Gigi and I work as an associate editor for Quiltmaker. For several years, I’ve worked for Quilters Newsletter, then McCall’s Quilting and Quick Quilts, and now I contribute to Quiltmaker in addition to the other titles and help … Continue reading

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Meet Lori Baker … And See Her Fabulous Quilt Backs!

Hi, I’m Lori Baker. My job title is acquisitions editor. That means that I am responsible for finding the beautiful quilts that we present in each issue. I think I have one of the best jobs in the world. I … Continue reading

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Meet Our New Graphic Designer: Genevieve Stafford

Hello! I’m Genevieve, the newest graphic designer to join the team at Quiltmaker, and here is a little introduction about me. I don’t remember learning how to sew. It was just something we always did. My mother, grandmother, and great-grandmothers … Continue reading

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“Little House on the Prairie” Quilt Ideas

I’ve always been a bit of an old soul. When I was a little girl in the late 80s and early 90s, I was completely enamored with my favorite books: the “Little House on the Prairie” series (as well as … Continue reading

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14 Valentine Quilt Patterns & Project Ideas

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and that means its prime time to infuse lots of hearts and shades of red into your quilting! Whether you’re looking for quilted projects for your home or a gift to make someone … Continue reading

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Merry, Joy and Cheer: My Christmas Quilt

About five years ago, I went to a sew-in with a group of quilters in my area. They’d put together a small table of quilt-related items for sale, kind of like a garage sale for people like you and me. … Continue reading

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Everything’s Coming Up Tula Pink

About two years ago, I had the opportunity to email chat with designer Tula Pink about her then-new book Tula Pink’s City Sampler: 100 Modern Quilt Blocks for our sister company Stitch Craft Create. I have loved her ever since. If … Continue reading

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Halloween Quilt Ideas & Inspiration

Fall is now officially here, and you know what that means – Halloween will be here before you know it! I admit I’m not a big Halloween decorator. I love decorating for fall, but I typically just add a few … Continue reading

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