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QM Scrap Squad: Jane’s Hip to Be Square, Giveaway!

Today’s Scrap Squad quilt is by Forest Jane who lives in Memphis. You can peek at Jane’s blog here. Here again is the original Hip to Be Square quilt, designed by Elizabeth Dackson. Fabrics are Delighted! by The Quilted Fish … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Linkin’ Logs by Dionne Gordon

Today we present the final quilt in the group of Linkin’ Logs pieces made by QM’s Scrap Squad. This quilt by Dionne Gordon is scrappiness at its absolute best! Dionne lives in Bellevue, Washington. You can see more of Dionne’s … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Linkin’ Logs by Donna Amos

In case you’re just joining us, the QM Scrap Squad is a select group of eight QM readers who take one pattern from each issue and make a scrapbag version to be shared with readers here on Quilty Pleasures. The … Continue reading

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*Giveaway & QM Scrap Squad: Spinout by Kim

Today’s featured Scrap Squad member is Kim Brandt from Poughkeepsie, New York. Kim Brandt Kim got right down to brass tacks when she shared her thoughts about Spinout. I loved what she had to say and maybe you will, too: … Continue reading

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QM Scrap Squad: Spinout by Ruthie

Background info: The QM Scrap Squad is making scrappy versions of Spinout from page 46 of the July/August issue of Quiltmaker. Spinout was designed by Barbara Cline. Here’s the original Spinout in Art Gallery Fabrics: Today’s featured Scrap Squad member … Continue reading

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Patch Pals Border Swap

When we introduced the Patch Pals Collection in our Jan/Feb ’11 issue, we wanted these playful characters to be easy-to-piece and simply made from squares and a few triangles. The crib quilts in this collection are all the same size … Continue reading

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Bonnie Hunter Book Giveaway

  In the May/June issue of Quiltmaker, you’ll find Lady of Lake Erie, a quilt by Bonnie Hunter. It’s a classic design, awash in scraps of blue and white. To celebrate, we’re having a giveaway of five autographed copies of … 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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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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