Tag Archives: Monique Dillard

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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