Tag Archives: Diane Harris

Mapping Your Course for 2015: Quilts and More

At the start of a new year, I take time to think about my quilting journey. I consider what I’d like to make in the coming 12 months, as well as new things I’d like to try, techniques I want … Continue reading

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Duncan’s I Spy Quilt, Part 1

Over the weekend I finished up a quilt for my grandson Duncan. He’ll turn three just after Christmas, so I will take the quilt with me when I visit for the holidays. I tried some new methods on this quilt … Continue reading

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QM Staff Inventory: I Love Funky

If you took inventory among Quiltmaker staff members, you might be surprised. Our personal quilt styles don’t necessarily reflect the style of QM, which is generally traditional and whimsical. I’m the staff person who loves funky. For me, the more … Continue reading

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My First Quilt

Hello Quilty friends, I am Kelly Eisinger, editorial assistant and newest member of the Quiltmaker team. Here at Quiltmaker I am in charge of taking care of the many ins and outs of our production to keep everything running smoothly. If … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Stitch & Flip Flunkie

Yes, it’s true. I was a Stitch & Flip flunkie. I have had the hardest time making friends with this technique. Don’t you hate it when every quilter you know talks about a technique as if it’s the easiest thing … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Block Network: String Piecing and Giveaway!

We’ve just posted another episode of Quiltmaker’s Block Network. Have you discovered these free videos yet? I sure hope so! Today it is my turn. I had so much fun making this happy little block called Pinwheel o’ Strings, designed … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Block Network: Easy Stitch-and-Flip, Giveaway!

There’s a brand new episode up today on Quiltmaker’s Block Network. It’s called Stitch-and-Flip the Simple Way. Get the free pattern for Sew Easy Butterflies, Block #200 by Darlene Zimmerman, by watching the video. It’s from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume … Continue reading

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Come to Portland for Quiltmaker Classes

It’s not too late to join Quiltmaker for the Block Party March 20–23 in Portland, Oregon. We have recently opened a la carte registrations, so you have the option of attending just one or two classes or lectures, or registering … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Little Birds, and Questions to Ask

Note: The pattern for Four Little Birds (mentioned below) is available as part of Quiltmaker’s All-Time Favorites~Spring 2006. This issue is available as a digital download. [9/1/10: We have some technical problems with the digital version of ATF Spring 2006. … Continue reading

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Giveaway: A Found Quilt Panel Put to Creative Use

Many of the people who work for our company enjoy sewing and other creative pursuits in their personal lives. As a result, there will often be supplies of various types on a table in our lunch room, free for the … Continue reading

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