Tag Archives: Electric Quilt

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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EQ7 Giveaway, Free Weekend at QNNtv.com

Just a friendly reminder in case you missed it last week. We’ve introduced a new feature called Creative Spark, and because it relates to Electric Quilt, we’re giving away one copy of EQ7 quilt design software courtesy of The Electric … Continue reading

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Quilting Motifs Volume 8 Has Arrived

Big news today at Quiltmaker! The eighth volume of Quilting Motifs has arrived and it’s beautiful. You may know that from its beginnings in 1982, Quiltmaker has always told readers how to quilt each and every project. We pride ourselves … Continue reading

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A Special Announcement from Quiltmaker

We’re very excited about a fresh collaboration between Quiltmaker and The Electric Quilt Company.     First, a little background: My EQ Boutique is a new website offering traditional and contemporary downloadable quilt and block patterns to print in any … Continue reading

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Quilting Together in Chicago recap

I flew out to Chicago last Wednesday to teach, along with 5 other teachers, at our first Quilting Together event. I taught a class called Designing With Log Cabin Blocks. Other classes included a mystery quilt, working with triangles, long-arm … Continue reading

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Announcing Quiltmaker Sept/Oct ’10 & a Giveaway

I’m excited about our latest issue—on its way to subscriber mail boxes now and due on newsstands 8/9—we made Jo Moury’s winning design from the Quiltmaker-Electric Quilt contest into a quilt and it’s on the cover! Jo’s design looks far … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker/Electric Quilt Contest: Announcing the Viewer’s Choice Winner

Congratulations to Susan Wood of Shelley, ID. Her Bear’s Paw in the Cabin design won the Viewer’s Choice in the Quiltmaker/Electric Quilt Design Contest. Susan wins gift certificates from both ShopQuiltersVillage and Electric Quilt. Check out a larger image of … Continue reading

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Calling Electric Quilt Fans

I can tell from your comments that many of you visiting our blog tour this week are EQ users. Do you know about the QM-EQ Design Contest? There’s a post here with info and you’ll find the entry form and … Continue reading

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100 Blocks: Navajo Nights

Inspirations for quilts often come from other art forms. A couple of years ago, my husband whisked me away to Santa Fe. A wonderful art show was going on that same week. I love art shows! Enjoying all the beautiful … Continue reading

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100 Blocks: Jungle Boogie Thoughts

I was running late designing my block. I had already seen the majority of the blocks that were going into the issue and I knew the insert pages were full–no applique, foundations or templates for me. I wanted to make … Continue reading

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