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Comfort Quilts

Four days after Christmas a dear friend told me her 2-year-old nephew Sam had just been diagnosed with cancer. My heart went out to Sam and his family knowing the long, uncertain road ahead for all of them. I wanted … Continue reading

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Wool Applique, You Say?

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a wool applique nerd. Totally and completely. Give me a pile of wool and needle and floss and I’m a happy camper. I have a gigantic stash of wool, and these pictures … Continue reading

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Carol’s Project: Corrected Link

Click here to be taken to the post about Carol’s Scrap Squad project. (There was a mixup on the link in Quilty News, so this takes care of that. We apologize for the inconvenience.)

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A Quilter’s Dilemma—Or Not!

As I do almost every year, I’m working on UFOs this year. I hope to complete 13 in ’13. This idea came from QM Scrap Squad member Marty Dyer-Allison. (The girl also goes for 52 quilts in 52 weeks. Overachiever. … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Jill’s Caribbean Vacation

The QM Scrap Squad is a select group of seven QM readers. They take one pattern from each regular issue of Quiltmaker and create their own scrappy versions to inspire you. This quilt is found on the cover of the … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Jennifer’s Bella Amore

The QM Scrap Squad is a select group of seven QM readers. They take one pattern from each regular issue of Quiltmaker and create their own scrappy versions to inspire you. The Scrap Squad recently went to work using the … Continue reading

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An Elf for Yourself + Giveaway

We love Just Another Button Company! From their whimsical buttons. . . to fun pins . . . Kits to make pincushions . . .   and more! We just can’t get enough! If you’re looking for some quilty gifts, … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Vol. 6: Sew Tweet

We hope you enjoyed our 100 Blocks designer blog tour last week. The inspiration and creativity was so fun and amazing! I love wool applique, so it’s no surprise that I designed my block with wool. Did you know that … Continue reading

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Barn Quilts for Your Home + Giveaway

Barn quilts are quilt blocks that are typically painted on boards and mounted on barns. If you’ve been on a road trip recently, perhaps you’ve spotted some–they’re popping up all over the country! Mark Fitzgerald of the Classic Metal Company … Continue reading

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Next Week: 100 Blocks Blog Tour

Just a little teaser of next week’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour. All week on Quilty Pleasures from Nov. 5 to 9, we’ll prepare for the debut of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 6 on sale Nov. 13. Each day we’ll feature … Continue reading

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