Tag Archives: May/June ’10

Fabulous Feet, a Fun Quilt Class with Lynda Howell

When I bought my new sewing machine many years ago, several different sewing machine feet were included. And, yes, basic instructions were included  for how to use them. But I didn’t take the time to learn about them or how … 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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Quick and Easy: Water Lilies

Do you ever work on a quilt and think “This is so much fun!” Granted, most of the quilts I make are fun, but I have to admit that some parts do get tedious. Well, that didn’t happen with Water … 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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It’s a Quiltmaker Jigsaw Puzzle!

I recently discovered a fun, interesting, customizable thing-a-ma-jig at jigsawplanet.com. For a jigsaw puzzle of Quiltmaker’s latest cover (May/June 2010), click the image below. Then move the pieces around with your mouse. You can choose to have the pieces rotate … Continue reading

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What is the Double Stitch?

Handwork has made a come back over the last several years. Everything from hand piecing and quilting to hand embroidery provide the perfect take-along project. Kathleen Brown and DeLoyce Tyler or Mountain Patchwork created a simple hand-embroidered block, Dresden Lane, … Continue reading

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Meet Sue Cook

I’ve gotten to know Sue Cook over the last couple of years as we’ve published three of her designs in Quiltmaker. I met her in person when she had a booth at Quilt Market in Pittsburgh, May ’09 and found … Continue reading

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What’s Really New at Quiltmaker

OK, we don’t have a new Magnetic Quilting System (see my April 1 post and thanks for playing along with your own warnings, prior patents and claims of using or having heard of this before), but we do have a … Continue reading