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!

Changes at Quiltmaker and a Giveaway

Change is inevitable. It happens to all of us at one time or another. And it’s happened here at Quiltmaker. We said goodbye to our editor-in-chief June Dudley last month, as she left to pursue new opportunities. But that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Stop Ovarian Cancer

Beth Helfter is a member of Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad and the force behind EvaPaige Quilt Designs. Beth lost her mom to ovarian cancer. She’s leading a Mug Rug Swap/fundraising event for ovarian cancer research. More about why. Here’s how it … Continue reading

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We Need Your Projects!

Quiltmaker seeks photos of projects made from our patterns. We’re restocking our files and we’d love to see what you’ve made with QM designs. Large, small, beginner, expert—you’re all welcome! See yourself in print. Please send photos to sewtospeak@quiltmaker.com.

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Jaybird Quilts Block Giveaway

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues! It’s part blog tour, part freebie fest and part designer showcase. We’ve been giving away blocks made by quilt designers from Lori Holt’s Home Sweet Home pattern, which appears in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8. … Continue reading

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Caption Contest Winners

A few weeks ago, I asked QM’s friends on Facebook to write a caption for this photograph. One thousand and seventy people commented, so it took me a while to get through them all. Here are some of our favorites, … Continue reading

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Debbie Caffrey Quilt Block Giveaway

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues! Today’s Home Sweet Home block is by Debbie Caffrey. You may know her from the hundreds (thousands?) of mystery quilts she has designed. You’ll want to visit Debbie’s Creative Moments to see more of her … Continue reading

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Quilting LIVE! Giveaway; Fold and Sew Fun

Quiltmaker is pleased to be part of an exciting upcoming event. Quilting LIVE! takes place in Atlanta Sept. 11 to 13. Quiltmaker’s Director of Content Carolyn Beam will be on hand, teaching the easy quilting technique Fold and Sew. (More … Continue reading

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Quilt Block Giveaway: Lynette’s Nighttime House

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues! Today’s giveaway is for this Home Sweet Home block made by Lynette Anderson of Lynette Anderson Designs. Be sure to visit Lynette’s blog when you’re finished here. Lynette is the only designer who gave her … Continue reading

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Back to School: Hip-Hopscotch Quilt

Quiltmaker is having a Back to School Party and you’re invited! Come sew with us!   Each day from Sept. 8 to 12, please join us here on Quilty Pleasures for a free quilt pattern in bite-size morsels plus tips … Continue reading

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Quilt Block Giveaway: Miss Rosie’s Quilt Company

Hasn’t it been fun to see what different designers did with Home Sweet Home? If you’ve been following Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes, you’ve seen several so far.     Today another block is up for giveaway. This one was made … Continue reading

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