Tag Archives: Bonnie Hunter

Quilted Inspiration

In June of this year, I had the opportunity to visit the International Quilt Festival of Ireland with my mother, Beverly Holdren. For a little quilted inspiration, today I’m sharing some images from that show with you. The show was … Continue reading

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Donna’s Caribbean Vacation

The QM Scrap Squad is a select group of seven QM readers. They take one pattern from each regular issue of Quiltmaker and create their own scrappy versions to inspire you.   This quilt is found on the cover of … Continue reading

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Countdown to Christmas and Bonnie Hunter Giveaway

Welcome back to Quiltmaker’s Countdown to Christmas. Today I’d like to introduce you to a friend of ours. Her name is Bonnie Hunter. She’s a quilter, designer, teacher and author. She writes a column for Quiltmaker called Addicted to Scraps. … Continue reading

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Quilt Colorado and Quiltmaker

Every two years, the Colorado Quilting Council hosts a multi-day symposium called Quilt Colorado. I am fortunate to be a member of this wonderful statewide guild and have volunteered on the committee for several years. Earlier this month Quilt Colorado … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Volume 5: Star Glow

I’m always drawn to star blocks, so it seemed natural to design a star for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 5. While doodling on graph paper, I played with the idea of different sized stars in the same block and decided … Continue reading

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It’s a Block Party! You’re Invited

We’ve been so excited to share with you our big news for 2012. Quiltmaker will host its first-ever “Block Party” and you’re invited! This three-day event is based on the popular 100 Blocks issues and features well-known teachers, fun classes, … Continue reading

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Bonnie Hunter Book Giveaway

  In the May/June issue of Quiltmaker, you’ll find Lady of Lake Erie, a quilt by Bonnie Hunter. It’s a classic design, awash in scraps of blue and white. To celebrate, we’re having a giveaway of five autographed copies of … Continue reading

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Little Christmas Windmills: Free Quilt Pattern

Good-Natured Warning: Making These Little Blocks is Like Eating M&Ms…Hard to Stop! Introducing: Little Christmas Windmills I started making these blocks about five years ago as “Leaders & Enders” a la Bonnie Hunter at quiltville.com, but I had so much … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Blog Tour Day 4

Lots more designer’s blogs or websites to check out today, Day 4 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour. For another chance to win, please leave a comment wherever you visit. Today’s Featured Designers 1. Sarah Maxwell/Dolores Smith: homesteadhearth.blogspot.com 2. Lynda … Continue reading

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Take A Peek Behind Our Quilts

How much effort do you put into your quilt’s backing? I showed you the back of Lynda Howell’s Snuggle Sampler in my July/Aug ’10 edit letter. Lynda made the bear (block Z) 190% bigger than it is on the front … Continue reading

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