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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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QM’s Back to School Party: Dozens of Daisies Part 3 and Giveaway

Welcome to a new week and Day 3 of Quiltmaker‘s Back to School Party. Part 3 of the pattern for Dozens of Daisies covers making the Block Z’s. See the preparations post, which includes the yardage. Use our helpful fabric … Continue reading

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