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Pre-Valentine’s Day Freebie

Have you discovered Quiltmaker on Facebook? We have a lot of fun there, posting pictures of reader quilts, antique quilts, quilty quotes, artistic inspiration, special deals and features from our issues. We’re nearing 20,000 “likes” on Facebook and to celebrate … Continue reading

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Back to School Party – Tips for Pressing

Have you ever been in a quilting class and had the question of “pressing” come up? I’ll bet you have, and I’ll also bet that you heard a few different opinions on the matter. Pressing seams to one side, pressing … Continue reading

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Extra, Extra! Links to Free Quilting

We have lots of bonuses, extras and freebies in our March/April issue, so just in case you didn’t hear about them or still need to find them, here are easy links to everything. Enjoy! We’ve written a free pattern for … Continue reading

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Introducing a New Editor: Paula Stoddard

Quiltmaker is pleased to introduce its newest staff member, Paula Stoddard. We discovered Paula at a local quilt guild meeting and quickly determined she’d be a good fit for QM. Paula is one of our Associate Editors. I asked her … Continue reading

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Free Foundations: Seasons & Celebrations

The Countdown to Christmas is winding down! Today our treat for you is a set of foundation patterns we’ve named Seasons & Celebrations. There’s a tiny pattern (just 3.5″ across) for every month of the year! These are the designs … Continue reading

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Eggnog Quick Bread and Free Quilting Pattern

Hello! Welcome to Quiltmaker’s Countdown to Christmas! Today I want to tell you about the best.Christmas.food.ever. Last year I came across an amazing blog,  There’s No Place Like Home, written by Kelli, who I want to be like when I … Continue reading

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Free Christmas Pattern – Stocking

As of 7 weeks ago, I have a new grandson. Parker Stephen Beam was born 10/24/10, bringing much joy to our entire family. He needed a stocking to go with the ones I made for the rest of his family. … 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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A Free Placemat Pattern! Happy Holidays, Early

Two years ago we partnered with fabric companies and wrote a pattern for placemats with holiday themes of bells, mittens and stars. We used fabrics from Westminster Fibers, FreeSpirit and Maywood Studio. The complimentary patterns were very popular on our … Continue reading

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Hoo’s in the Forest?

Our latest issue (March/April, No. 132) features a calming quilt by Julie Herman called Cornflower Fields on page 52. The Nature’s Notebook fabrics are from Moda Fabrics, and are available in local quilt shops. A while back it was my … Continue reading

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