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Freebie Quilting, Eye Candy for Valentine’s Day

Quiltmaker wishes you a Happy Valentine’s Day with a free quilting motif! I gathered up some quilter’s eye candy as a Valentine’s Day treat for Quilty Pleasures readers. Denise made this little beauty from a kit by grabngokits.com. It’s called … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s: Sew News Auction Upcoming

An energetic young team heads up one of our sister publications over at Sew News. In 2011, they’re promoting Sew Your Support: Operation Alzheimer’s Prevention, an effort to raise $5000 for the Alzheimer’s Association. A quilt auction will be held … Continue reading

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Fabric as Inspiration: Dinosaur Games Giveaway

If there’s a little one in your life who is big on dinosaurs, you’ll want to peek at Dinosaur Games in the March/April issue of Quiltmaker. It was inspired by the Clothworks fabric shown below, Dinos on Parade by Jill … Continue reading

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Quilty Causes

As I drove to work this morning, I thought to myself : “I have never EVER in my life left my house when it’s -8 degrees outside (and -20 with wind chill)! Are you CRAZY?” It seems to me that with … Continue reading

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A few more Scrap Squad quilts

It’s been so much fun to see what the Scrap Squad members have come up with for Rhapsody in Bloom. Here are a few more quilts I think you’ll enjoy. Jane designed an interesting border for her piece. I think … Continue reading

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Male Teen Quilt Designer

Today’s post was written by Dionne Gordon, a member of the new QM Scrap Squad. When you first think of a teenager, you don’t think of a quilt designing entrepreneur. But that’s what Doug Leko is. Doug started quilting in … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad Interprets Rhapsody in Bloom

The newly-formed QM Scrap Squad’s first assignment has been very exciting! Each of the eight members made her own scrappy version of Rhapsody in Bloom from March/April (No. 138), a design by Doug Leko of Antler Quilt Design. The featured … Continue reading

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An Invitation to a New Resource: QCA

Did you know Quiltmaker is part of a larger family of quilt-related businesses? One of our “sister” entities is Quilters Club of America. This is where Quiltmaker will soon begin using “community” features to allow you to interact with us … 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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