Tag Archives: Monique Dillard

100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along – Block 42

Hi – Welcome back to Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along. Are you all caught up on your quilt blocks? It’s time for another one today! All the blocks in our 100 Blocks Sampler have come from different issues of Quiltmaker’s … Continue reading

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Sew Many (Flying) Geese: Giveaway

I have a love-hate relationship with Flying Geese. They’re beautiful and effective, especially when used repeatedly in quilt designs. But they can also be a pain if you don’t have a good method for making Flying Geese, or if you … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Colette’s Majestic Garden

The Scrap Squad is a select group of eight QM readers. They take one pattern from each regular issue and make scrappy versions to inspire others. The featured Scrap Squad quilt in Quiltmaker’s March/April ’13 issue is Majestic Garden, below. … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Anne’s Majestic Garden

The Scrap Squad is a select group of eight QM readers. They take one pattern from each regular issue and make scrappy versions to inspire others. The featured Scrap Squad quilt in Quiltmaker’s March/April ’13 issue is Majestic Garden, below. … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Gina Elias and Majestic Garden

The Scrap Squad is a select group of eight QM readers. They take one pattern from each regular issue and make scrappy versions to inspire others. A brand new team for 2013 has just finished their first project. Four members … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Monique Dillard on Block Party

Today’s post is written by Monique Dillard of Open Gate Quilts. Monique is a QM 100 Blocks designer and joined us recently in Williamsburg as a teacher for Quiltmaker‘s Block Party. We just got back from a fun-filled retreat in … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Volume 5: Star Glow

I’m always drawn to star blocks, so it seemed natural to design a star for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 5. While doodling on graph paper, I played with the idea of different sized stars in the same block and decided … 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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100 Blocks: It’s Show & Tell Time!

We’re looking for projects that you made using blocks in last year’s 100 Blocks special issue. Georgia Presley, from Salem, OR, won Monique Dillard’s block #92 Red Rover. She made two complementary blocks to create this table runner. The block … Continue reading

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