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Personal Projects: Checking in with Eileen Fowler

I asked my co-workers on the QM staff what they’ve been working on for personal projects lately, and got this great photo from Associate Editor Eileen Fowler. Eileen shares: Here is what is on my design wall at home. This … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Jan/Feb Highlights

The Jan/Feb issue of Quiltmaker is now available and it’s a beauty! Don’t you just love it when a new magazine comes out and its cover is fresh and clean and completely inspiring?! We sure do, and this one fits … Continue reading

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Jan/Feb ’12: QM Turns 30 Block Challenge

It’s a block challenge! In conjunction with Quiltmaker’s 30th anniversary in 2012, we invite you to use our free pattern to make an updated version of Sweethearts’ Chain. Sweethearts’ Chain from Fall/Winter ’85 Designed by Christine N. Brown, the current … Continue reading

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Back to School Party: Dozens of Daisies Part 6 and Giveaway

Welcome to Day 6 of Quiltmaker‘s Back to School Party. Today’s post covers the quilting plan for Dozens of Daisies. By the way, did you know that Quiltmaker always gives you a quilting plan, for every quilt we publish? No … Continue reading

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Back to School Party: Dozens of Daisies Part 5 and Giveaway

We’re closing in on the end of Quiltmaker‘s Back to School Party! Today’s Step 5 will guide you to add the borders to your quilt center. Dozens of Daisies Part 5 Sew the border #1 strips together and cut into … Continue reading

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Back to School Party: Dozens of Daisies Part 4 and Giveaway

Welcome to Day 4 of Quiltmaker‘s Back to School Party. Today you’ll assemble the quilt center in rows and have another chance to win some great new fabric. Dozens of Daisies Part 4 Referring to the assembly diagram below, join … Continue reading

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Back to School Party – Tips for Pressing

Have you ever been in a quilting class and had the question of “pressing” come up? I’ll bet you have, and I’ll also bet that you heard a few different opinions on the matter. Pressing seams to one side, pressing … Continue reading

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QM’s Back to School Party: Dozens of Daisies Part 3 and Giveaway

Welcome to a new week and Day 3 of Quiltmaker‘s Back to School Party. Part 3 of the pattern for Dozens of Daisies covers making the Block Z’s. See the preparations post, which includes the yardage. Use our helpful fabric … Continue reading

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Introducing Nicole Brouillette: A Back to School Sewer for Quiltmaker

Several months ago, we announced on Facebook that we were looking for QM readers to work on a one-time project for us. We got a great response, and it’s been my pleasure to work with the six women we selected … Continue reading

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Back to School Party: Don’t Blow Your Fuse!

Today’s Step 2 of the Dozens of Daisies pattern for Quiltmaker‘s Back to School Party calls for fusible applique. Do you ever wonder which fusible product you should use? The answer is one of personal preference—it depends completely on you. … Continue reading

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