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!

Block Testers: A Quilt Gallery

Early in the process of developing Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, we knew that we wanted real people to test the block patterns before we went to press. We strive for 100% accuracy in our patterns, and we also enjoy getting readers … Continue reading

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It’s a Guy Thing: Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks GIVEAWAY!!!

Ian Davis has been Quiltmaker’s Art Director for four years, which means he has walked through all eight volumes of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks. Even so, this (Volume 8) is the first time he’s designed a block for us—so I thought … Continue reading

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Black Friday Sale

There’s a Black Friday sale going on at shopquiltmaker.com.   Take 20% off your entire order. And as always, spend $50 and U.S. shipping is free. To take advantage of this offer, please use the code QASSBF13 at check out. … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving from Quiltmaker

Today is Thanksgiving in the United States. We hope everyone has a wonderful holiday. We are grateful for your continued support as we strive to bring you quality products and enhance your enjoyment of quilting. Happy Thanksgiving from Quiltmaker!

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Articles to Enjoy

Sometimes I’m surprised by which blog posts people really like. I’m always looking for new topics to cover, which is an ongoing adventure. It’s also good to look back, though, so here are links to a couple of past posts … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Block Network: Free Quilting Videos

Quiltmaker’s Block Network is a series of quilting videos we make in our studio in Golden, Colorado. Each short video covers a different technique: some as simple as chain piecing, some more involved, such as foundation piecing or wool applique. … Continue reading

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Let’s Stay in Touch

“Let’s Stay in Touch!” That’s what we say to friends and family, and we really mean it, because we like them and we want to know what they’re up to. And that’s what Quiltmaker says to you. We like you … Continue reading

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100 Things Every Quilter Should Do

Recently I ran across an online list called “100 Books to Read Before You Die.” I didn’t wholly agree with the list (I mean—Bridget Jones’s Diary. Seriously?), but after a few clicks I discovered that there were also lists of … Continue reading

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Getting to Know “My EQ Boutique”

Getting to Know My EQ Boutique First, a little history: From the time Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks was just a wild idea, we’ve been thinking about providing many different ways for our readers to access the designs. Because different things work … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Chicken Soup, Part 4

Today’s post is by Nicole Brouillette, a professional longarm quilter from Cottonwood, California and a member of Quiltmaker’s 2013 Scrap Squad. Nicole quilted Chicken Soup, which was designed and made by Anne Wiens, another Scrap Squad member who was reviewing … Continue reading

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