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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Nadia’s “A Few Zags”

Quilts from the Scrap Squad continue today with another scrappy rendition of a design in Quiltmaker’s May/June issue, on newsstands now. To be sure you never miss an issue, subscribe easily. The Quiltmaker Scrap Squad is a select group of … Continue reading

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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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Pin It!

Over the years, I’ve collected lots of different pins—from quilt shows, different guilds I’ve belonged to—you name it, I’ve got a pin from it. Right now, they’re sitting in a plastic bag, neatly tucked away in a drawer. I’ve always … 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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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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*QM Scrap Squad Projects Revealed: Giveaways!

The QM Scrap Squad has been busily sewing on their scrappy versions of Julie Herman’s Raspberry Dessert. You’ll find this quilt in the May/June Quiltmaker which begins mailing to subscribers today. The Scrap Squad got the pattern February 1 and … Continue reading

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Quilt Show Humor: Giveaway

I got the funniest press release this week from the Home Machine Quilting Show, scheduled for May 5–7 in Salt Lake City. It highlights five of the wonderful teachers who will be there, like Renae Haddadin and Suzanne Hyland. Just … Continue reading

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Dress the Bed!

A lovely quilter named Kaye invited me to an area guild’s special event last weekend. It was an old-fashioned “bed turning” and luncheon called Dress the Bed. I had never been to a bed turning and it was so much … Continue reading

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