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Treasure Hunt 2013 Sponsor: Martingale

Welcome to Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt! Today’s featured sponsor is Martingale. The Gift of Inspiration Through its 35 years of dedication to sewing and crafting, Martingale has published over 1,100 books that have sold more than 20 million copies, authored by … Continue reading

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Best Friends

For the past several weeks, we’ve been sharing our Quiltmaker’s Block Network with you. And we’ve had a blast! I hope that you have enjoyed the videos, and maybe added a new project or two to your list. In Episode … Continue reading

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Big Block Baby Quilts

In each of our 2013 issues, we featured a quilt called a Big Block Baby Quilt. What is a Big Block Baby Quilt you might ask? Basically, just what it sounds like. We looked at each pattern in an issue … Continue reading

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Introducing Jeannie Rasmussen: A Back to School Sewer

Several months ago, we announced on Facebook that we were looking for QM readers to work on a one-time project for us. It’s been my pleasure to work with the nine women we selected as the Back to School Sewing … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Nicole’s Breezy Waltz

The Scrap Squad is a small, select group of Quiltmaker readers who make scrappy versions of one quilt from each regular issue. They’re a talented bunch. For the new Sept/Oct issue, we chose a design called Western Waltz for the … Continue reading

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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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