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Sulky & The Warm Company: A Special Thanks

We greatly appreciate the partnership of both Sulky and The Warm Company during our Back to School Party. Sulky provided thread for all of the quilts and for many winners during the party. The Warm Company provided batting for all … Continue reading

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Introducing Nancy McNally, a Back to School Sewer for Quiltmaker

Several months ago, we announced on Facebook that we were looking for QM readers to work on a one-time project for us. We got a great response, and it’s been my pleasure to work with the six women we selected … Continue reading

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Back to School Party: Dozens of Daisies Part 6 and Giveaway

Welcome to Day 6 of Quiltmaker‘s Back to School Party. Today’s post covers the quilting plan for Dozens of Daisies. By the way, did you know that Quiltmaker always gives you a quilting plan, for every quilt we publish? No … Continue reading

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Easy Breezy Borders

Borders the Perfect Length Without Rulers! 21⁄2″ x  92 5/8″,  21⁄2″ x  87 7/8″,  41⁄2″ x  100 1/8″… When faced with border dimensions like these, my mind glazes over quickly, so I devised a system for cutting border strips which … Continue reading

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Back to School Party: Dozens of Daisies Part 5 and Giveaway

We’re closing in on the end of Quiltmaker‘s Back to School Party! Today’s Step 5 will guide you to add the borders to your quilt center. Dozens of Daisies Part 5 Sew the border #1 strips together and cut into … Continue reading

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Introducing Valerie Bradley, a Back to School Sewer for Quiltmaker

Several months ago, we announced on Facebook that we were looking for QM readers to work on a one-time project for us. We got a great response, and it’s been my pleasure to work with the six women we selected … Continue reading

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How to “Clip & Flip”

• Fact: It’s great when all your seams nest together because you pressed correctly. • Fact: No matter how you press, sometimes there will be a place where the seams won’t nest. In the photo below, you can see that … Continue reading

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Back to School Party: Dozens of Daisies Part 4 and Giveaway

Welcome to Day 4 of Quiltmaker‘s Back to School Party. Today you’ll assemble the quilt center in rows and have another chance to win some great new fabric. Dozens of Daisies Part 4 Referring to the assembly diagram below, join … Continue reading

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Introducing Pat Szymanski, a Back to School Sewer for Quiltmaker

Several months ago, we announced on Facebook that we were looking for QM readers to work on a one-time project for us. We got a great response, and it’s been my pleasure to work with the six women we selected … Continue reading

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Back to School Party – Tips for Pressing

Have you ever been in a quilting class and had the question of “pressing” come up? I’ll bet you have, and I’ll also bet that you heard a few different opinions on the matter. Pressing seams to one side, pressing … Continue reading

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