Category Archives: Scrap Squad

QM’s Scrap Squad is a small, select group of readers who take one pattern from each regular issue and make scrappy versions to inspire you.

Two Birds, One Stone: Ovarian Cancer Swap & Giveaway

By Diane Harris Associate Editor, Quiltmaker     When my daughter worked for a non-profit providing services to families battling childhood cancer, she kept a chart like this above her desk. It was an ever-present reminder that awareness and research … Continue reading

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It’s a Wrap: QM Scrap Squad Part 1

It’s been my pleasure to manage the QM Scrap Squad since its inception five and a half years ago. I have enjoyed the teams of reader-sewers so very much. Each person was unique in what she brought to the table, … Continue reading

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It’s A Wrap: The Final QM Scrap Squad Quilt

Believe it or not, we have come to the end of the Scrap Squad quilts. It’s been a real pleasure for the past five years. I’ll write a separate post to wrap things up, but today we have a beautiful … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Pam’s City Brights

Today’s quilt is by Pam Snow from Mesa, Arizona: When Scrap Squad members were informed that our last quilt was to be one of our choice from the Quiltmaker archives, I was so excited. I knew exactly what I wanted … Continue reading

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Emily Joins Bonnie Hunter for Mai Tais in Paradise

by Emily Klaczak QM Scrap Squad “Your quilts are too nice to sleep under,” said my husband Joe one morning, as he was making the bed. “Can you make one that’s not so pretty? One that’s just made from scraps?” … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Bonnie Hunter Log Cabin Sampler

QM’s Scrap Squad is winding down its commitment. Their final assignment was to make a scrappy quilt from anything Quiltmaker has ever published. They’ve been wowing us with their creativity! See Keri’s Blankenship’s quilt and Julie Huffman’s quilt. Today’s quilt … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Keri Masters Anita’s Arrowhead

Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad is a select group of reader-sewers who make scrap quilts from the patterns in regular issues of QM. They’re a talented bunch who revel in diving into their stashes and wowing us with their creations. Today’s quilt … Continue reading

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Vintage Sunburst Becomes Pie in the Night Sky

We’re winding up the Quiltmaker Scrap Squad projects in the coming weeks. Today’s post is by Julie Huffman from Lenore, Idaho. For this final Scrap Squad quilt we got to choose any pattern Quiltmaker had published. It was a hard … Continue reading

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Cool Hues in Candy Cane Crush by Kathy Wagner

Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad is a select group of reader-sewers who make scrappy quilts from the patterns in our regular issues. They’re a creative bunch and we really appreciate them. Today we have yet another variation on Candy Cane Crush from … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Donna’s Candy Cane Crush

Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad is a select group of readers who make scrappy quilts from the patterns in our regular issues. Their job is to inspire you to make quilts from the fabrics you already own. What could be better than … Continue reading

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