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How To Resize Quilt Block Patterns to Make Small or Big Blocks

CraftU Review How to Resize Quilt Block Patterns with Debra Finan Reviewed By: Tricia Patterson, Managing Editor, Quiltmaker, McCall’s Quilting and Quick Quilts I’ve learned a lot since I began working with the Quilting group at F+W Media. I’ve been … Continue reading

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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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Enter the Be Creative Quilt Contest!

We are so pleased to present a new quilt contest in conjunction with Quilter’s Newsletter and McCall’s Quilting. The Be Creative Quilt contest will challenge you to become a quilt designer-and you could reap the rewards! How it works: Design … 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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Photographing Quilts

By Shayla Wolf, QM Associate Editor Taking photos of your quilts has become an integral part of the creative process. Whether you want to share your creation with your quilty friends on social media, submit photos for a quilt show … Continue reading

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Crafter Spotlight: Patricia

Today marks the final crafter spotlight to celebrate National Craft Month. If you’re just joining us, be sure to go back and read our features on Sandra, Shelley and Lavonna. Today, we are celebrating Patricia and her Quilt of Valor. … Continue reading

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Crafter Spotlight: Lavonna

If you aren’t aware, March in National Craft Month. In an effort to celebrate our loyal crafters, we are spotlighting a quilter each Thursday of March. Our first quilter is Lavonna. This is the story she shared with us: “My … Continue reading

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Quilt Designer Insights: Part 1

We’ve been fascinated with Janice Averill’s Magic Stars design from Quiltmaker’s Sept/Oct issue. The Scrap Squad had a terrific time making different versions of it. The block is not what you might be expecting from a quick glance at the … Continue reading

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EQ, Creative Spark and Quiltmaker

If you use Electric Quilt design software or if you’ve thought about getting it (it’s recently become available for Mac, too), this post contains important information for you. And even if you don’t fall into those groups, your creativity might … Continue reading

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