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Guest Post: Chicken Soup, Part 4

Today’s post is by Nicole Brouillette, a professional longarm quilter from Cottonwood, California and a member of Quiltmaker’s 2013 Scrap Squad. Nicole quilted Chicken Soup, which was designed and made by Anne Wiens, another Scrap Squad member who was reviewing … Continue reading

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Quilted Inspiration

In June of this year, I had the opportunity to visit the International Quilt Festival of Ireland with my mother, Beverly Holdren. For a little quilted inspiration, today I’m sharing some images from that show with you. The show was … Continue reading

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Scrap Squad: Mel’s Chain Reaction and Giveaway!

The QM Scrap Squad is a select group of seven QM readers. They take one pattern from each regular issue of Quiltmaker and make their own scrappy versions to inspire you. The featured quilt from the March/April issue is Chain … Continue reading

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Quilting Motifs Volume 8 Has Arrived

Big news today at Quiltmaker! The eighth volume of Quilting Motifs has arrived and it’s beautiful. You may know that from its beginnings in 1982, Quiltmaker has always told readers how to quilt each and every project. We pride ourselves … Continue reading

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QM Facebook Fun

Social media, such as Facebook, has really become a huge part of how society interacts with one another. We reconnect with old friends, stay in touch with family, support favorite causes or follow companies that we like. Here at Quiltmaker, … Continue reading

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100 Blocks: U.S. Readers Giveaway

Today’s the big day, the grand finale of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour. Industry sponsors have sent wonderful prizes to be included in today’s giveaway for readers living in the United States. We really appreciate you joining us this week … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Surprise Giveaway!

  It’s time for a fun surprise giveaway here on Quilty Pleasures! Leave a comment on this post by midnight Friday, May 6 for your chance to win a copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks and (drumroll)…     …one of … Continue reading

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One Man’s Trash…Giveaway!

One man’s trash…is another man’s treasure. Nowhere is this more true than in our circles of quilting friends and acquaintances. My homet0wn guild had a little garage sale at its April meeting. I’ve been looking forward to it since February! … Continue reading

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Infinite Variety: Red & White Quilt Exhibit

It’s not often that an experience leaves me speechless. But the recent exhibit “Infinite Variety: Three Centuries of Red and White Quilts” in New York City was an exception. I’ve known for a while that I wanted to see this … Continue reading

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More Great Scrap Squad Quilts

  Today we present the remaining projects by the QM Scrap Squad; they are scrappy versions of Raspberry Dessert by Julie Herman of Jaybird Quilts. Here is Julie’s quilt which appears in the brand-new May/June issue of Quiltmaker. Raspberry Dessert … Continue reading

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