Tag Archives: Sept/Oct ’14

Quilt Designer Insights: Part 2

Magic Stars is a quilt design by Janice Averill in the Sept/Oct issue of Quiltmaker. It’s a fascinating design with so much potential for different looks. The QM Scrap Squad had a terrific time making scrap quilts from this pattern. … Continue reading

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Quilt Designer Insights: Part 1

We’ve been fascinated with Janice Averill’s Magic Stars design from Quiltmaker’s Sept/Oct issue. The Scrap Squad had a terrific time making different versions of it. The block is not what you might be expecting from a quick glance at the … Continue reading

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How to Make a Scrap Quilt: Scrappy, Scrappier, Scrappiest

Six QM readers take one pattern from an issue and make scrappy versions. This team is called the Scrap Squad. Here’s the pattern we’re using from Quiltmaker Sept/Oct. Today’s featured quilt is by Beth Kerr Helfter, who blogs at Quilting … Continue reading

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Jaybird Quilts Block Giveaway

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues! It’s part blog tour, part freebie fest and part designer showcase. We’ve been giving away blocks made by quilt designers from Lori Holt’s Home Sweet Home pattern, which appears in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8. … Continue reading

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Debbie Caffrey Quilt Block Giveaway

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues! Today’s Home Sweet Home block is by Debbie Caffrey. You may know her from the hundreds (thousands?) of mystery quilts she has designed. You’ll want to visit Debbie’s Creative Moments to see more of her … Continue reading

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Quilt Block Giveaway: Lynette’s Nighttime House

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues! Today’s giveaway is for this Home Sweet Home block made by Lynette Anderson of Lynette Anderson Designs. Be sure to visit Lynette’s blog when you’re finished here. Lynette is the only designer who gave her … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Ideas: Emily’s Stars at Sea

The Quiltmaker Scrap Squad is a select group of six QM readers who take one pattern from each issue and make scrappy versions of it to inspire others. You can see slideshows of past Scrap Squad projects—great scrap quilt ideas! Today … Continue reading

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Quilt Block Giveaway: Don’t Call Me Betsy

Today we have another adorable quilt block to give away as Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues. We’re celebrating our Sept/Oct issue which has a house theme. You’ll find all of the freebies shown here on our Parade of Homes page. … Continue reading

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Fresh Fall Quilt Patterns

Quiltmaker’s Sept/Oct issue is hot off the press and it’s full of great quilt patterns. If you love pieced quilts or applique quilts, traditional quilts or something from the modern quilt world, you’ll find projects here. This issue is available … Continue reading

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Parade of Homes Quilt Block Giveaway

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues today with another quilt block giveaway. This Home Sweet Home block was made by Helen Stubbings of Hugs ‘n Kisses. Helen hails from Hobart, at the very bottom of Tasmania, which is an island state … Continue reading

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