Category Archives: Quilty Lifestyle

Interesting quilty topics we think our quilting readers will enjoy.

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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My Quilting Life: Paula

We quilters are a lucky bunch. We get to do something we love, hang out with people that love what we love, and make quilts for the people we love. I love to see what quilters are working on, where … Continue reading

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Sewing on Deadline: The Blessing and the Curse

It seems like much of the time, I’m sewing on a deadline. You know what I mean. There’s a baby expected, or a birthday, anniversary or graduation. When you’re in the publishing business, the deadlines have to do with issues, … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Addicts: Quilts from Bonnie Hunter Blocks

Bonnie Hunter of Quiltville fame writes a regular column for Quiltmaker called Addicted to Scraps. Each column has a pattern for a scrappy quilt block. You can see all of the blocks on the Addicted to Scraps homepage, along with … Continue reading

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Making a Quilt Pattern Your Own

By Shayla Wolf, QM Associate Editor My favorite thing about being a quilt pattern designer is seeing how other quilters evolve my patterns to make them completely different. Whether it is using a color combo I never thought of, using … Continue reading

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Scott Flanagan: Male Quilter

If you haven’t heard, Quiltmaker has come into contact with three rare species in the quilt world. We featured three quilts made by three male quilters in our May/June issue. I had a chance to “virtually” chat with one of … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Emily’s Fragments

Welcome to a brand new year of Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad. We have a whole new team of scrap quilt lovers and a new approach. We’re very excited about all the inspiration that’s in store for QM readers who make scrap … Continue reading

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Quilting for Joy

I read a book last week called The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. I have since cleared some junk piles, straightened a few drawers, and purged one messy countertop. I even tidied up my sewing room. Kondo … Continue reading

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