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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Keri’s Quilt-As-You-Go

Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad is a select group of reader-sewers who make scrap quilts from the patterns in regular issues of QM. They’re a talented bunch who revel in diving into their stashes and wowing us with their creations. Today’s quilt … Continue reading

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Machine Quilting: 1 Block, 3 Ways!

In every 2015 issue of Quiltmaker, we picked one block from one quilt to quilt 3 different ways. This is such a fun way to show how you can quilt a block lots of different ways, and none of the … Continue reading

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Machine Quilting Feathers

At the beginning of last year, I decided I wanted to learn how to machine quilt freeform feathers, as in the feathers you quilt without marking. My machine quilting skills are intermediate: I have come a long way but I … Continue reading

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Abandon Your Fear of Free Motion Quilting

Lori Kennedy, a renowned free motion quilter is hosting a webinar on March 18th titled, Meander No More: Learn to Free Motion Quilt. The title says it all– push yourself past the meandering quilt motif and learn beautiful free motion … 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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Machine Quilting Help, Ideas, Resources

Quiltmaker has declared 2014 as The Year of Machine Quilting. You’ve told us you need help to improve your machine quilting. Most questions come in two forms: How to machine quilt What to machine quilt We have started a series … Continue reading

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One Machine Quilter’s Story

This is Quiltmaker’s Year of Machine Quilting! Our goal is to help you become a confident machine quilter on your home sewing machine. If you’re not already following the lessons in Machine Quilting 101, reading the articles in print, practicing … Continue reading

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Machine Quilting: Practice, Practice, Practice

This is Quiltmaker‘s Year of Machine Quilting! I want to share something inspiring with you today—a bit of encouragement on your journey to becoming an excellent machine quilter. As I’ve started interacting with readers learning to machine quilt, I have … Continue reading

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Improve Your Machine Quilting!

Quiltmaker is focused on machine quilting in 2014! • Would you like to know more about machine quilting? • Would you like to improve your skills? • Would you like to use your home machine to finish quilts beautifully? Let … Continue reading

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Staff Stories: Early Machine Quilting Messiness

When Diane asked us to plan a blog post about our early machine quilting experiences, my first response was “Nooooooo!” Really??? My first machine quilting (and all my early quilting) experiences were so, well, messy. Here’s my story in a … Continue reading

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