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Lessons in Creativity Season 2 + a Q&A with Jenny Kae Parks!

Season 2 of our free video series, Quiltmaker Lessons in Creativity, has arrived! Our focus quilt this season is the beautiful Whirlpools quilt designed by Janice Averill for our May/June ’16 issue of QM. Episodes are free to watch with a free QNNtv.com … Continue reading

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Reader Survey: May/June ’16 Issue

Have you enjoyed our May/June ’16 issue of Quiltmaker? We love our readers and greatly value all of your feedback. We invite you to take our reader survey to let us know what you liked in this issue as well as what you’d like to … Continue reading

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A New Cover Quilt Giveaway

The cover of our Sept/Oct issue is a beauty, and the maker of the lovely autumn quilt on the cover wrote a nice blog post about her design and its inspiration. She’s hosting a giveaway of the issue too, so … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Santa Fe by Donna Hanna

Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad is a small select group of readers who make scrap quilts from QM patterns. We share their creations on Quilty Pleasures to inspire you to make scrappy quilts from the quilting fabrics you already own. Today’s quilt … Continue reading

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Chat with a Quilter: Janice Averill

I love my job as online editor for Quiltmaker because I have the pleasure of talking to so many great quilt designers. Granted, I never get to meet them but we have lovely chats over email. Nonetheless, I still pick up great … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Keri’s Fragments

Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad is a small select group of readers who make scrap quilts from QM patterns. We share their creations on Quilty Pleasures to inspire you to make scrappy quilts from the fabrics you already own. Doesn’t that sound … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Emily’s Fragments

Welcome to a brand new year of Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad. We have a whole new team of scrap quilt lovers and a new approach. We’re very excited about all the inspiration that’s in store for QM readers who make scrap … Continue reading

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Quilt Designer Insights: Part 2

Magic Stars is a quilt design by Janice Averill in the Sept/Oct issue of Quiltmaker. It’s a fascinating design with so much potential for different looks. The QM Scrap Squad had a terrific time making scrap quilts from this pattern. … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Patterns: Splitz Starz by Nadia Wilson

Six QM readers take one pattern from an issue and make a scrap quilt from it. This team is called the Scrap Squad. Here’s the pattern we’re using from Quiltmaker’s Sept/Oct. issue. Today’s version of the quilt is by Nadia … Continue reading

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Quilt Designer Insights: Part 1

We’ve been fascinated with Janice Averill’s Magic Stars design from Quiltmaker’s Sept/Oct issue. The Scrap Squad had a terrific time making different versions of it. The block is not what you might be expecting from a quick glance at the … Continue reading

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