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Comfort Quilts

Four days after Christmas a dear friend told me her 2-year-old nephew Sam had just been diagnosed with cancer. My heart went out to Sam and his family knowing the long, uncertain road ahead for all of them. I wanted … Continue reading

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Fabulous Feet, a Fun Quilt Class with Lynda Howell

When I bought my new sewing machine many years ago, several different sewing machine feet were included. And, yes, basic instructions were included  for how to use them. But I didn’t take the time to learn about them or how … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasure, Behind the Design

We planned to have a focus on pieced borders in our March/April ’12 issue. To me, pieced borders add a lot of interest to a quilt, and I wanted to design a quilt for this issue. Here’s my “Hidden Treasure.” … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Volume 4: Best Friends

Of all the quilt blocks in the big, wide world of quilting, the Friendship Star is my favorite. It’s a simple block, not terribly spectacular, but I guess just the feeling of it makes me all warm and fuzzy. It … Continue reading

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Blog Tour Special!

Welcome to Quiltmakers 100 Blocks Volume 4 Blog Tour! We hope you’ve had a chance to browse around a little bit to see all the quilty fun! Because we have the world’s greatest readers, and to thank you for participating … Continue reading

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Back to School Party – Tips for Pressing

Have you ever been in a quilting class and had the question of “pressing” come up? I’ll bet you have, and I’ll also bet that you heard a few different opinions on the matter. Pressing seams to one side, pressing … Continue reading

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Colorado Capitol Quilt Show

Here in Colorado, our statewide guild, Colorado Quilting Council, sponsors an exhibit at the state capitol in odd-numbered years; a tradition that began in 1989. This exhibit is a showcase for Colorado quilters and quilts. It is a spectacular sight … Continue reading

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Secret Window Mystery Quilt – Christmas Part Two

Have you been working on your mystery quilt? Hopefully by now you have had a chance to check out Secret Window, the Debbie Caffrey mystery quilt we started in the May/June issue of Quiltmaker. You can also check out the … Continue reading

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Summer Secret Window, Part 2

Now that summer has officially arrived here in the U.S., I am really feeling my Summer version of  Debbie Caffrey’s Secret Window mystery quilt! This Simple Pleasures collection by Debbie Beaves for RJR Fabrics is just so refreshing and I’m … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker Visits AccuQuilt

A       CC       U       QUILT! Gimme an A! Gimme a Double-C! Gimme a U! Gimme a QUILT! What you do get?   AccuQuilt!   That was the spirit of fun and excitement at AccuQuilt last week when I attended the Second … Continue reading

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