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!

Heather Ross Book Review Giveaway

It’s not often I get to review a book like How to Catch a Frog by Heather Ross. So it was a welcome change to devour (and I did devour it) this autobiographical tale, subtitled “…and other stories of family, … Continue reading

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Bonnie Hunter Book Giveaway

We have a terrific book up for grabs today on Quilty Pleasures. Bonnie Hunter’s latest and greatest has arrived and it’s superb, as expected. More Adventures with Leaders and Enders is what we’ve come to expect from Bonnie: Tips and … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker Supports Quilts of Valor Foundation

Quilts of Valor Foundation has a mission to cover all U.S. warriors and combat veterans with healing, comforting Quilts of Valor. Quiltmaker’s shop site, Quilt and Sew Shop, and other shop sites owned by our parent company, are hosting a … Continue reading

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Quilt Labels: Whimsical Lettering

Not everyone can draw but almost everyone can write—and that’s what piqued my interest in The Art of Whimsical Lettering by Joanne Sharpe for Interweave/F+W. At first glance you may think the book isn’t related to quiltmaking, but wait! It … Continue reading

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Identify to Win: Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks

This person writes a column for Quiltmaker. Answer these questions by leaving a comment and I’ll pick three people with correct answers to each win a copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 9. And to sweeten the pot, I’ll add … Continue reading

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Subscriptions: Two-for-One Deal, Bonus Giveaway!

Thinking about subscribing to Quiltmaker? Want to renew and get a bonus? There are two special offers available. Send a FREE gift subscription to someone special: For Mother’s Day or just because, subscribe or renew your subscription to Quiltmaker at … Continue reading

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Being New at a Quilt Guild

Someone asked recently for permission to distribute the following post to their quilt group. It made me think it would be worth reposting today. It’s good food for thought—and if you’re not in a quilt group of some kind, I … Continue reading

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Inspiration and Bunny Quilts

Easter seems linked to rabbits, doesn’t it? I spotted this guy on Pinterest and followed the links. He’s by a talented artist named Salley Mavor at Wee Folk Studio. You may enjoy her work—I was totally inspired. She makes amazing … Continue reading

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Star Trek Sewing: Captions by You

We posted this photo on Facebook last month and asked readers to write a caption for it. I did some research on the character because I don’t know much about Star Trek. His name was Jean-Luc Picard and he was … Continue reading

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Books by 100 Blocks Designers, Giveaway!

We’re just one month away from the appearance of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 9. It’s a good time to review a variety of quilt books by 100 Blocks designers and give them away to lucky Quilty Pleasures readers. Colorful Star … Continue reading

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