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Guess Who I Saw?

Several of the Quiltmaker staff were in Houston for International Quilt Market recently. We each had a different agenda—I got to visit with designers. It’s nice to reconnect with designers from past issues of Quiltmaker and QM’s 100 Blocks, but … Continue reading

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Quilt Market Recap, Part 2

Salt Lake City is a beautiful city. The weather was gorgeous Saturday morning, and I decided to take a walk outside before heading to the convention center. Our hotel was a block away from Temple Square, one of Utah’s number … Continue reading

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Quilt Market Recap, Part 1

It’s been a busy few days! I left last Thursday for Quilt Market, the wholesale trade show sponsored by Quilts, Inc., in Salt Lake City. There were over 1000 booths with fabric manufacturers, pattern designers, notions companies and more. It’s … Continue reading

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Monique Dillard’s Ballyseede Quilt

The Jan/Feb issue of Quiltmaker features a quilt called Ballyseede by Monique Dillard of Open Gate Quilts. We asked Monique to tell us about the quilt’s inspiration. Ballyseede is an unusual name for a quilt. What is its origin? A … Continue reading

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Still More 100 Blocks Designers, Giveaway!

We promised you a list of designers who were not on the blog tour, and here they are. You’re sure to discover even more quilty pleasures at these links. Enjoy! If Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 2 is not available locally, … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunt 2010 Sponsor: Westminster Fibers, Inc.

We’re having a contest called Quiltmaker’s Treasure Hunt, and today we’re featuring contest sponsor FreeSpirit from Westminster Lifestyle Fabrics. Look through the FreeSpirit website for a Treasure Hunt button (shown below). Click on the button on their website for an … Continue reading

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Who did we see at Quilt Market?

June and I spent 3 days visiting designers, fabric manufacturers, publishers, notions companies—you name it, we tried to see them all—at Quilt Market in Minneapolis. We took along a little photo prop so our friends could share some messages with … Continue reading

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The Feedsack Lady

I’d like to introduce you to one busy lady. Darlene Zimmerman is a quilt historian who designs fabric for Robert Kaufman, quilting tools for EZ Quilting, is the author of several quilting titles and lectures and teaches nationally. And she … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s Small Quilts to Debut

The offices of Quiltmaker are abuzz with excitement! This week marks the drop of our newest title, Quiltmaker’s Small Quilts. Look for it on newsstands beginning Wednesday, May 12. We’re celebrating in several ways. Please read on! We’re hosting a … Continue reading

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Introducing Margo Krager

One of the things I enjoy about my job is the opportunity to meet some of the designers we work with in Quiltmaker. I’ve had the pleasure of spending some time with Margo Krager at Quilt Market and here in … Continue reading

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