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!

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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Quilting LIVE! Please Join Us

                  Quiltmaker Content Director Carolyn Beam will be at Quilting LIVE in Atlanta come September. I asked Carolyn to tell us more about this terrific event. Q: What excites you most about … Continue reading

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Parade of Homes Quilt Block Giveaway

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues today with another quilt block giveaway. This Home Sweet Home block was made by Helen Stubbings of Hugs ‘n Kisses. Helen hails from Hobart, at the very bottom of Tasmania, which is an island state … Continue reading

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Nancy Mahoney’s Quilt Block Giveaway

I’m pleased to feature Nancy Mahoney today on Quilty Pleasures. It’s likely you’ve heard of Nancy. She’s a prolific designer and quiltmaker, a best-selling author for Martingale, a fabric designer for P&B Textiles (love those Urban Classics), and one of … Continue reading

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Parade of Homes: Kimberly Jolly Giveaway

Another adorable house block is up for giveaway today as Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues. Today’s block was made by Kimberly Jolly, proprietress at Fat Quarter Shop. (Visit the Jolly Jabber for another giveaway!) The giveaway has ended. Our special … Continue reading

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Quilt Block Giveaway: GE Designs

Another fabulous Home Sweet Home quilt block is up for giveaway today as Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues. This block was made by Gudrun Erla of GE Designs. She used her own fabric line for Red Rooster called Victory, which … Continue reading

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Parade of Homes Freebies

The celebration of our house-themed Sept/Oct issue continues with Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes: part blog tour, part freebie fest and part designer showcase. This quilting motif called Country Baskets is free for the taking. It would be cute quilted between … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes

Welcome to Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes! We’re celebrating Quiltmaker’s Sept/Oct issue with a special event. It’s part blog tour, part freebie fest, part designer showcase. It’s going to be a lot of fun! See the house quilt on the cover? … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker Needs a Few Good Sewers

Quiltmaker is looking for a few good sewers! We seek a small team of experienced quilters for a short-term project. We provide the pattern and fabric for you to make a simple 48″ x 60″ pieced quilt according to our … Continue reading

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Easy Tricks: Seeing Quilt Patterns in a New Light

Today I want to share an easy color trick with you. I think you’ll find it useful. I figured this out by accident along with some trial and error. It started with this pattern. I didn’t think I’d ever make … Continue reading

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