Category Archives: Quilty Lifestyle

Interesting quilty topics we think our quilting readers will enjoy.

Tutorial: Quilty Centerpieces from Two Fat Quarters

Need a simple yet beautiful idea for decorating tables at a quilty event? Use 2 contrasting fat quarters with one cylinder vase (shown with vases that are 3″ diameter, 7″ tall) and a bit of raffia.   Step One: Open … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Block Party in Portland

Hello Quilty Friends! Our Block Party in Portland is in full swing this weekend. There are quilting all-stars teaching, great giveaways and happy quilters everywhere. Here are some (okay, quite a few! =] ) photos of the festivities thus far: … Continue reading

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UFO Update

So it’s been almost a full year since I took a class from Jean Wells and learned to “Get Out of the Box.” You can read about the class in my blog post here. I really enjoyed the free-form piecing … Continue reading

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Lovin’ Our Local Sponsors

QM’s Block Party is later this week in Portland, Oregon. We are pleased to welcome several local sponsors. Whether or not you’re joining us for the event, please visit these shops should you be in the Pacific Northwest. They come … Continue reading

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Meet the newest member of the Quiltmaker Team: Shayla + Giveaway!

Hello Quilty Friends! My name is Shayla. Some of you may know me if you have won a prize, or had a question about one of our patterns. I am the newest member of the Quiltmaker Team. My official job … Continue reading

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Free Quilty Quote to Share

Happy Presidents’ Day everyone! Here is the latest addition to our free Quilty Quotes collection from Quiltmaker. Please feel free to share this with all your quilty friends! Stay tuned for another fun free Quilty Quote next Monday!

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Free Quilty Quote for Valentine’s Day to Share

Happy Valentine’s Week from all of us here at Quiltmaker Magazine! We are starting a new tradition of posting a Quilty Quote every Monday. There are a few already posted, that you can check out and share here. Share this … Continue reading

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Why Quilts Matter

Last week I reviewed the documentary “Why Quilts Matter” and asked readers to tell us why quilts matter to them. The responses were heartwarming and inspirational! If you missed the review, you’ll find it here: Why Quilts Matter review Now … Continue reading

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Why Quilts Matter: A Documentary; Giveaway!

I spent time over the weekend watching all nine episodes of Why Quilts Matter: History, Art & Politics. Presented by The Kentucky Quilt Project, Inc. and Executive Producer and host Shelly Zegart, Why Quilts Matter presents a wonderful overview of … Continue reading

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QM’s Block Party: Jennifer Chiaverini

Jennifer Chiaverini, New York Times best-selling author of the Elm Creek Quilts series of novels, was our keynote speaker on Friday night at Quiltmaker‘s recent Block Party in Williamsburg. She shared her journey as a quiltmaker and author. She never … Continue reading

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