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Electric Quilt Creative Spark

Each issue of our magazine contains a fantastic column from our friends at Electric Quilt. This features tells you about all the nifty functions of their quilt design software. So many of our quilt designers use Electric Quilt to design … Continue reading

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The Quilt Blocks That Came Full Circle

By Diane Harris, QM Associate Editor                                                                   My local quilt guild had a garage sale last week. It’s my favorite night of the year. There are always treasures to be found and they’re often priced to sell! All of the money … Continue reading

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Chat with a Quilter: Janice Averill

I love my job as online editor for Quiltmaker because I have the pleasure of talking to so many great quilt designers. Granted, I never get to meet them but we have lovely chats over email. Nonetheless, I still pick up great … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: A Flower Garden by Pam Snow

Quiltmaker’s Scrap Squad is a small select group of readers who make scrap quilts from QM patterns. We share their creations on Quilty Pleasures to inspire you to make scrappy quilts from the fabrics you already own. What could be … Continue reading

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Making a Quilt Pattern Your Own

By Shayla Wolf, QM Associate Editor My favorite thing about being a quilt pattern designer is seeing how other quilters evolve my patterns to make them completely different. Whether it is using a color combo I never thought of, using … Continue reading

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It’s a Guy Thing: Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks GIVEAWAY!!!

Ian Davis has been Quiltmaker’s Art Director for four years, which means he has walked through all eight volumes of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks. Even so, this (Volume 8) is the first time he’s designed a block for us—so I thought … Continue reading

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Getting to Know “My EQ Boutique”

Getting to Know My EQ Boutique First, a little history: From the time Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks was just a wild idea, we’ve been thinking about providing many different ways for our readers to access the designs. Because different things work … Continue reading

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Can You Identify This Quilt Block? Giveaway!

At my local guild meeting last night, my friend Mary Olson from Holdrege, Nebraska had a quilt that’s been passed down in her husband’s family. The quilt has this block repeated over and over. I don’t think I have ever … Continue reading

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Quilt Blocks: Simple Math Part 1

Just the word “math” scares some people away from quilting, but it’s simple when you break it down into parts. The March/April ’13 issue of Quiltmaker is #150, a milestone! To celebrate, we featured a Block Bonanza of 150 quilt … Continue reading

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Nancy Mahoney’s New Book

Nancy Mahoney is one of the quilt industry’s very prolific designers. You may associate her name with 1930′s fabrics and quilts, because much of her work is focused there. Her most recent fabric line is Nellie’s Garden for P&B Textiles. … Continue reading

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