Tag Archives: Bonnie Hunter

Little Christmas Windmills: Free Quilt Pattern

Good-Natured Warning: Making These Little Blocks is Like Eating M&Ms…Hard to Stop! I started making these blocks about five years ago as “Leaders & Enders” a la Bonnie Hunter at quiltville.com, but I had so much fun making them–they soon … 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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Pat Sloan’s new radio show

Tune in to  Creative Talk Radio every Monday at 4pm est to listen to Pat Sloan’s new radio show. Her show will introduce you to creative people in quilting as well as knitting, crochet, paper crafts and more. Her guest today … Continue reading

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QM Jan/Feb ’10 Preview

Yes, our first 2010 issue is at the printer now (where has 2009 gone?) so I thought I’d give you a little sneak peek of what’s coming: We’re kicking off 2010 with a  new column, Addicted to Scraps, by one … Continue reading

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New Flickr Groups: 100 Blocks and Christmas Lights Mystery

I’ve just created two new flickr groups: Share the projects you make using a block from 100 Blocks at www.flickr.com/groups/100blocks2009/ Share your Christmas Lights Mystery quilts (or tops) at www.flickr.com/groups/christmaslightsmysteryquilt/ (Christmas Lights is a 3-part mystery series from Bonnie Hunter … Continue reading

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From lemons to lemonade, maybe

In a continuing effort to finish UFOs, I recently came across a bag full of these units. The problem was that I couldn’t remember what they were for. A mystery quilt seemed to ring a bell, so after poking around … Continue reading

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Winners of Bonnie Hunter’s Books

Wow–that was great participation and you’ve all suggested so many blogs to visit when we asked about your favorite blogs. I’ve been to many of your favorites, but there are new ones to check out soon. So the five winners … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Bonnie Hunter

Bonnie’s not really mysterious, but she sure has fun with mystery quilts! The QM staff have enjoyed getting to know Bonnie Hunter through her blog and in person when she traveled through Colorado in 2008 and we got to spend … Continue reading

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Easy, ongoing sewing!

I’m stuck, but in a good way. I can’t stop making these lovely little blocks I call Windmills. I started piecing them as “leaders and enders.” I first heard about leaders and enders through Bonnie Hunter at quiltville.com—it’s done while … Continue reading

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