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Traffic Chopper Overhead

Traffic Chopper is the latest block in my collection of vehicle blocks for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks. You can see my previous blocks, Bus Stop from Vol. 7, Rescue No. 1  from Vol. 6 or Mixmaster from Vol. 8. All of … Continue reading

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Getting Frondly

Getting Frondly   When the editors here at Quiltmaker first mentioned I would have the opportunity to create a quilt block design for Quitmaker’s 100 Blocks vol. 9 I got pretty excited and spent quite a bit of time reviewing … Continue reading

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Welcome to Quilty Pleasures

If you’re new here because of the blog tour, welcome! We have so much fun on Quilty Pleasures and I hope you’ll come back often. I’m Diane Harris, the Interactive Editor for Quiltmaker. I’m the person who manages the blog … Continue reading

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QM Staff Inventory: I love Scrappy

When I thought about my quilting style and what it is, my first thought was traditional. Most of the quilts I design and sew are based on traditional blocks. As I went back and looked at my quilts, I realized … Continue reading

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QM Staff Inventory: I Love Bright… and Modern… and…

geometric and… Okay, I’ll stop there. I really am drawn to a wide variety of designs, although I don’t think I’ll ever be accused of being a traditional quilter. While I have a great appreciation for traditional designs, it’s just … Continue reading

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QM Staff Inventory: I Love Tradition–with a Twist

It was the first day of first grade and I was ready. I had my Big Chief writing tablet and a pristine box of 16 beautiful Crayola crayons. I could hardly wait to break it open. As we were given … Continue reading

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My First Quilt

Hello Quilty friends, I am Kelly Eisinger, editorial assistant and newest member of the Quiltmaker team. Here at Quiltmaker I am in charge of taking care of the many ins and outs of our production to keep everything running smoothly. If … Continue reading

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Free Placemat Patterns: Happy Holidays!

Several years ago we partnered with fabric companies and wrote a pattern for placemats with holiday themes of bells, mittens and stars. We used fabrics from Westminster Fibers, FreeSpirit and Maywood Studio. The complimentary patterns were very popular on our … Continue reading

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Triple Delight

Do you have your copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol. 8 yet? If not, then maybe our trio of blocks will inspire you to get your very own copy. Today 3 of our staff, Denise, Paula and Carolyn, are sharing … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Anne Wiens and Star Search

Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad is a select group of eight QM readers. They take one pattern from each regular issue and make scrappy versions to inspire you. This is the current issue of Quiltmaker, dated Nov/Dec ’13.   The Scrap Squad quilt for … Continue reading

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