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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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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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Fast Quilts for Fall and Halloween

If you’re looking for some autumn inspiration, today I’ve gathered up some fall quilt projects to consider. Several are quick quilts that can be made from scraps, and some are free. Try something different—make stitched leaves! Find complete instructions on … Continue reading

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Printer-Friendly Back to School Pattern: Day 5

Welcome to Day 5 of Quiltmaker’s Back to School Party! I hope you’ve started your own version of Hip-Hopscotch. It’s been great fun to see all the versions of the quilt. Today we have a quilt label for your project. … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Back to School Party: Day 4

Welcome to Day 4 of Quiltmaker’s Back to School Party! We have a free quilt pattern, various color recipes for inspiration and reader-sewers just like yourself who have already made the quilt. We’re down to the final stages already. Quilting … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Back to School Party: Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 of Quiltmaker’s Back to School Party Today we have instructions for assembling the Hip-Hopscotch quilt. There are two new team members, two new quilts and two new fabric companies. Day 3: Assembling the Quilt Top Refer … Continue reading

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Introducing Kathleen Gilson: Back to School Party

A while back, Quiltmaker announced that we were looking for QM readers to work on a one-time project. We selected eight women as the Back to School Sewing Team. I’m happy to introduce them this week. Meet Kathleen Gilson from … Continue reading

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Introducing Pam Snow: Back to School Party

A while back, Quiltmaker announced that we were looking for QM readers to work on a one-time project. We selected eight women as the Back to School Sewing Team. I’m happy to introduce them this week. Meet Pam Snow from … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Back to School Party: Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of QM’s Back to School Party! Today we have instructions for making blocks. We have two more quilts to show you from two fabric companies. Hip-Hopscotch Day 2: Making the Blocks Hint: Today your fabric chart … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Back to School Party Day 1

Welcome to Quiltmaker’s Back to School Party! This will be a week full of fun. Whether or not you have kids who’ve gone back to school, fall is a great time to start a new quilt project. Hip-Hopscotch is easy … Continue reading

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