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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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The Debut of the QM Scrap Squad!

Quiltmaker is pleased to announce the QM Scrap Squad 2011. This select team of eight enthusiastic readers will make their own scrappy versions of one pattern from each 2011 issue of Quiltmaker. You can enjoy their work by visiting the … 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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