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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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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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