Category Archives: Scrapbag

This category is for all of the things that don’t fit into the other categories. It’s like your scrapbag: here we put the leftovers, and sometimes they’re the best bits of all!

QM Bitty Blocks: August Log Cabin

By Kelly Eisinger QM Editorial Assistant #qmbittyblocks QM Bitty Blocks: August Log Cabin Happy Monday and new Bitty Block day! QM Bitty Blocks are small quilt blocks that we’re presenting monthly during 2015. Each of these free quilt blocks is … Continue reading

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A Heartwarming Quilt Story

By Diane Harris QM Associate Editor     About two years ago I wandered into a Catholic Social Services thrift store in Hastings, Nebraska. I do this occasionally because you just never know what treasures you may find. And as … Continue reading

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Bonnie Hunter’s Log Cabin Love by Barb Johnson

Quiltmaker is pleased to have Bonnie Hunter of Quiltville as a regular columnist. Her Addicted to Scraps feature in each regular issue has a quilt block pattern that is usually easy and always interesting. They lend themselves well to scrap … Continue reading

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A Creative Twist – This Little Piggy Baby Quilt

By Shayla Wolf, QM Associate Editor A couple months ago I wrote a post about making a quilt pattern your own. In this post I share a few ideas on how to take a quilt pattern and twist it into … Continue reading

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Meet Alexis!

Hey ya, I am Alexis T., the new graphic designer here at Quiltmaker. I would like to share a few things about myself.   -I have lived the majority of my life in Kansas. -I have two dogs: +Natasha (a.k.a. Ditty) … Continue reading

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Win a Gwen Marston Quilt!!!

If you’ve been quilting for long, you’ve no doubt heard of Gwen Marston. She’s one of quilting’s real treasures: creative, generous, wise, kind, funny and just plain all-around wonderful. If you Google for Gwen and her quilts, you’ll find a … Continue reading

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One Scrappy Quilter: Two Scrap Quilts; Giveaway!

Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad is a small select group of readers who make scrap quilts from QM patterns. We share their creations on Quilty Pleasures to inspire you to make scrappy quilts from the quilting fabrics you already own. Today’s quilts … 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 Bitty Blocks: I Heart This One!

It’s time for another QM Bitty Block! The passing of time can be a strange thing. In a way, it feels like forever until each new Bitty Block is released. But in another way, the months seem to fly by. … Continue reading

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Zia’s Square Dance: A Bonnie Hunter Scrap Quilt

Today I have an old-fashioned scrap quilt to share with you as well as a sweet little story of reclaimed fabric. First, a little background. Many of you are familiar with our friend and columnist Bonnie Hunter of quiltville.com. Bonnie … Continue reading

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