Tag Archives: 100 Blocks

Exploding Stars

Well, it was that time again—time to design a new block for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, vol. 9. I was thinking about what might make a fun block, and then all of a sudden it hit me. Exploding Stars is my … Continue reading

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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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The Evolution of a Butterfly Block

Many of my designs for 100 Blocks are inspired by nature. Knowing that 100 Blocks volume 9 would released in May, I decided to go for something springy. I searched for ideas in Google  images. Butterflies? That says spring! Who … Continue reading

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My EQ Boutique: Electronic Block Designs

Getting to Know My EQ Boutique First, a little history: From the time Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks was just a wild idea, we’ve been thinking about providing many ways for our readers to access the designs. Because different things work for … Continue reading

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The Tale of a Block: Metro Mod

By Paula Stoddard, QM Associate Editor *     *     *     *     * Once upon a time I was eating lunch with my sweet, cute hubby at our favorite Panera restaurant. As we were sitting there eating, I noticed the fabric on … Continue reading

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I’m Sew Happy: Scrap Quilt Block

I’m Sew Happy! I’m sew happy! It’s become my mantra, and it seemed a fitting title for my latest block design for Quiltmaker. Many have designed spools before me, but I haven’t seen thimbles like mine, above. Pieced thimbles are … Continue reading

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Non-US Readers: Great Big Bundle Giveaway

We traditionally end Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour with a Great Big Bundle Giveaway and the time has come! This post is for readers outside the US. We have a separate post for US readers. To the winner of this … Continue reading

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US Readers: Great Big Bundle Giveaway

We traditionally end Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour with a Great Big Bundle Giveaway and the time has come! This post is for readers in the US. We have a separate post for readers outside the US. To the winner … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Blog Tour: Day 1, Giveaway!

Welcome to Day 1 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour! I’m so glad you’re here. We’ll have a lot of fun this week, as you visit blogs written by 100 Blocks designers and get a taste of what’s inside Quiltmaker’s … 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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