Tag Archives: 100 Blocks

Snow Days: Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

By Paula Stoddard, Creative Editor for Quiltmaker When my kids were little it didn’t snow very often in Oregon. So, when it snowed, we were often outside rolling snow and building little bitty snowmen.   I’m not crazy about the … Continue reading

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Jaybird Quilts Block Giveaway

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues! It’s part blog tour, part freebie fest and part designer showcase. We’ve been giving away blocks made by quilt designers from Lori Holt’s Home Sweet Home pattern, which appears in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8. … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Mug Giveaway! Three Up for Grabs!

We rarely give away the coveted 100 Blocks coffee mugs but this is your chance. We’re beginning a slow buildup leading to Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 10 this fall, which will put us at 1,000 blocks published. Volume 9 is … Continue reading

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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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