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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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Guess Who I Saw?

Several of the Quiltmaker staff were in Houston for International Quilt Market recently. We each had a different agenda—I got to visit with designers. It’s nice to reconnect with designers from past issues of Quiltmaker and QM’s 100 Blocks, but … Continue reading

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Visiting Anita plus Giveaway

It’s always a pleasure working with Anita Grossman Solomon. I love her simplified techniques for making blocks. I’ve made all 3 of her patterns that we’ve published in the last few years, Super-Sized Nine Patch in May/June ’06, Anita’s Arrowhead … Continue reading

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Debbie Caffrey Interview and Secret Window, Part 2

We are having so much fun with Debbie Caffrey’s Secret Window mystery quilt. I love seeing how Paula’s and Denise’s quilts are coming along and how different each of ours looks! How is your quilt coming along? Here are my … 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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Quilt Market Recap, Part 1

It’s been a busy few days! I left last Thursday for Quilt Market, the wholesale trade show sponsored by Quilts, Inc., in Salt Lake City. There were over 1000 booths with fabric manufacturers, pattern designers, notions companies and more. It’s … Continue reading

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Introducing a New Editor: Paula Stoddard

Quiltmaker is pleased to introduce its newest staff member, Paula Stoddard. We discovered Paula at a local quilt guild meeting and quickly determined she’d be a good fit for QM. Paula is one of our Associate Editors. I asked her … Continue reading

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Jan/Feb Cover Quilt: RJR Fabric Designer

Many readers are finding the cover quilt on our Jan/Feb issue to be very attractive. It’s a beauty! I wanted to share a few thoughts from the designer of the fabric featured in that quilt. Marianne Elizabeth designs for RJR … Continue reading

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Catching Up with Rachel

I had hoped to visit with Rachel Griffith, designer of Coin Collecting in our July/August ’10 issue at Quilt Market in Minneapolis, but unfortunately she wasn’t able to attend. Her quilt did make the trip, however, as it accompanied June … Continue reading

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Who did we see at Quilt Market?

June and I spent 3 days visiting designers, fabric manufacturers, publishers, notions companies—you name it, we tried to see them all—at Quilt Market in Minneapolis. We took along a little photo prop so our friends could share some messages with … Continue reading

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