Tag Archives: Anne Wiens

Focal Point: A Visit with Anne Wiens

Today we’re welcoming designer Anne Wiens as a guest blogger on Quilty Pleasures! Anne designed the Focal Point quilt featured in our Quilts From Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Fall ’16 special issue. Anne was also a member of our 2013 Scrap Squad – be sure … Continue reading

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Blog Tour Bitty Blocks: Anne’s Morning Star

As part of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour for Volume 12, we’re giving away new #qmbittyblocks each day. Some of the Bitty Blocks will be designed by people who have blocks in this great new issue, like Anne Wiens, who … Continue reading

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Book Review and Giveaway: The Thrifty Quilter

The Thrifty Quilter Making (Nearly) Free Quilts from Leftover Fabric by Anne Wiens “If you quilt, have you scraps. Lots of scraps. Mountains of scraps.”       —Anne Wiens Anne Wiens is a creative thinker who makes scrap quilts using a smart, … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Anne’s Sew Many Scraps!

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. Today is another of the final projects from the 2013 Scrap Squad. The Scrap Squad quilt from … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Anne Wiens and Star Search

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 current issue of Quiltmaker, dated Nov/Dec ’13.   The Scrap Squad quilt for … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Chicken Soup, Part 4

Today’s post is by Nicole Brouillette, a professional longarm quilter from Cottonwood, California and a member of Quiltmaker’s 2013 Scrap Squad. Nicole quilted Chicken Soup, which was designed and made by Anne Wiens, another Scrap Squad member who was reviewing … Continue reading

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Giveaway! Chicken Soup – Part 3

Today, another guest post from Anne Wiens, a member of QM’s Scrap Squad. *     *     *     *     * Soup’s on! It’s time to reveal the wallhanging we’re making with the V-Blocks units we made in Part 1 of this blog … Continue reading

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Another Useful Tool: Split Rects

Today’s guest post is by Anne Wiens, a member of Quiltmaker’s 2013 Scrap Squad. *     *     *     *     * Last week, I shared with you one of my favorite quilting tools, the V-Block tool, designed by Deb Tucker of Studio … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Anne’s Spring Meadow 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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Chicken Soup – Part 1

Today’s post is written by a guest, although she isn’t new to Quiltmaker. Anne Wiens is a member of the QM Scrap Squad, so you’ve heard from her before. Today she agreed to tell you about a ruler that she … Continue reading

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