Category Archives: Quilty Lifestyle

Interesting quilty topics we think our quilting readers will enjoy.

If You Love Antique Quilts…If You Need Quilt Ideas…

If you love antique quilts like I do, you may want to take advantage of our upcoming web seminar from veteran quilt collector Bill Volckening of New York Beauty fame. Quilt Collecting 101: 250 Years of American Quilts is for … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s New Year’s Mystery Quilt: Part 1

Happy New Year! And welcome to Quiltmaker’s New Year’s Mystery Quilt If you haven’t already, please see our introductory post with yardage and color ideas. We’ve named this quilt Auld Lang Stitches (clever title courtesy of Creative Editor Paula Stoddard). … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s New Year’s Mystery Quilt Starts Jan. 1

Happy Holidays! And welcome to Quiltmaker’s New Year’s Mystery Quilt We’re excited to bring you Quiltmaker’s first New Year’s mystery quilt, Auld Lang Stitches—an online exclusive for our readers. Here you can find yardage requirements and color ideas for your quilt. … Continue reading

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Duncan’s I Spy Quilt, Part 1

Over the weekend I finished up a quilt for my grandson Duncan. He’ll turn three just after Christmas, so I will take the quilt with me when I visit for the holidays. I tried some new methods on this quilt … Continue reading

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Still Time: Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt and Giveaway!

We’re winding to the close of Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt. By finding buttons on sponsor websites, you have a chance to win a Handi Quilter Sweet Sixteen sitdown longarm or a PFAFF quilt expression 2.0 sewing machine. There are also 25 … Continue reading

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Black Friday Giveaway for Quilters!

Use code promo code BLACK30 this weekend to save 30% and get free shipping at QuiltandSewShop.com, no minimum order! *     *     *     *     * Are you out shopping this weekend? I’m shopping a little, but only from the comfort of … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Thoughts from a Quilter

In the U.S. this week, we celebrate Thanksgiving. It’s a time to reflect on the things for which we’re grateful. I started thinking about all of that, and I realized that when you’re a quilter, you have some special blessings. … Continue reading

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Ho-Ho-Holiday Quilter’s Gift Guide Blog Hop and Giveaway

Welcome to Quiltmaker’s day on the Ho-Ho-Holiday Blog Hop, which features holiday gift ideas for quilters, sewers and creative types. Whether you’re looking to make easy handmade gifts or you want to purchase presents for your sewing buddies, we have … Continue reading

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Ho-Ho-Holiday Blog Hop

If you’re thinking ahead to the holidays and need gift ideas for quilters, you’re in luck! This week is the Ho-Ho-Holiday Gift Guide Blog Hop—chock full of easy handmade gifts, what’s new and cool for quilters, giveaways and fun! Seven … Continue reading

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Easy Handmade Gifts: Microwave Bowl Potholders

These potholders for bowls in the microwave are easy to make, and it’s fun to use your prettiest quilting fabrics to give them personality. I’m going to create some for easy homemade gifts, and I’ll choose fabrics I think each recipient will love. Continue reading

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