Category Archives: Quilty Lifestyle

Interesting quilty topics we think our quilting readers will enjoy.

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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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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