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Nancy Mahoney’s Quilt Block Giveaway

I’m pleased to feature Nancy Mahoney today on Quilty Pleasures. It’s likely you’ve heard of Nancy. She’s a prolific designer and quiltmaker, a best-selling author for Martingale, a fabric designer for P&B Textiles (love those Urban Classics), and one of … Continue reading

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QM Tips: Keep Fusible Applique Soft

Garden Waltz is a quilt designed by Nancy Mahoney and patterned in Quilts from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Spring ’14 edition. It’s a beautiful quilt with some really eye-catching applique. The large applique patches  can become stiff, though, if you apply … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Nancy Mahoney on Block Party, Giveaway!

Today’s post is written by well-known designer, author and teacher Nancy Mahoney, who blogs here and regularly posts free patterns. Nancy is a QM 100 Blocks designer and joined us recently in Williamsburg as a teacher for Quiltmaker‘s Block Party. … 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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It’s a Block Party! You’re Invited

We’ve been so excited to share with you our big news for 2012. Quiltmaker will host its first-ever “Block Party” and you’re invited! This three-day event is based on the popular 100 Blocks issues and features well-known teachers, fun classes, … Continue reading

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