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Finding the Permanent Solution

You know that awful feeling you get in the pit of your stomach when something goes horribly wrong? What if that horribly wrong thing was a permanent ink marker leaving its imprint on one of your precious quilts? Several years … Continue reading

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Quilted Inspiration

In June of this year, I had the opportunity to visit the International Quilt Festival of Ireland with my mother, Beverly Holdren. For a little quilted inspiration, today I’m sharing some images from that show with you. The show was … Continue reading

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Sponsor Spotlight: Christmas in July and Connecting Threads

(Please note: This contest is for U.S. readers.) Just three days left to enter Quiltmaker’s Christmas in July contest. Today we’re featuring industry sponsor Connecting Threads. Each of 10 prize package winners in the contest will receive a $50 gift … Continue reading

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Unswerved by Curves

Have you checked out our fun foundation patterns in the July/August ’13 issue? Two of the foundation patterns also have curves: Shayla and Kristy Wolf’s Piccadilly Circle. . . and my Sparkling Bubbles quilt. Do you avoid patterns that call … Continue reading

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Introducing Quiltmaker’s Block Network

Introducing You’re invited to join us for free how-to videos featuring block designs from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks. Each Monday a new video will be posted. A staff member walks you step by step through making a specific block. Complete instructions … Continue reading

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Sponsor Spotlight: Christmas in July and Hoffman California Fabrics

(Please note: This contest is for U.S. readers.) Our Christmas in July contest is in full swing. There will be 11 winners: one grand prize winner gets a Gammill “The Charm” longarm quilting machine, ten more winners get amazing prize … Continue reading

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Turning Points

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 new July/August ’13 issue with a warm summer sun on the … Continue reading

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QM’s 100 Blocks Vol. 7: Engine Ready block #650

Welcome! Thanks for stopping by! Have you picked up your copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Volume 7 yet? All of the 100 Blocks issues (can you believe there are 7 so far, and we’re already working on 8!) are full … Continue reading

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QM’s 100 Blocks Vol. 7: Winter Village block #646

I sure hope you had a chance to participate in the 100 Blocks Blog Tour last week! What a giant bunch of fun that was! If you’re looking for more fun, go here for a list of websites from all … Continue reading

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EQ Boutique Fun

One of the awesome things about working here at Quiltmaker magazine is working with great companies like Electric Quilt. We get to see what’s new, play with new products, and pass on our thoughts, experiences and opinions to our readers. … Continue reading

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