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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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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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Learning the Hard Way Giveaway

I’m learning something the hard way: NEVER RUSH THROUGH BASTING THE QUILT. I spent a lot of time on this little quilt. The paper foundations look like this: Four foundations are joined to make the block. There are about 35 … Continue reading

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Little Christmas Windmills: Free Quilt Pattern

Good-Natured Warning: Making These Little Blocks is Like Eating M&Ms…Hard to Stop! Introducing: Little Christmas Windmills I started making these blocks about five years ago as “Leaders & Enders” a la Bonnie Hunter at quiltville.com, but I had so much … Continue reading

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Sisters Quilt Together Long Distance

Our Jan/Feb ’10 issue (No. 131) features a gorgeous quilt in QM Spotlight (on the last page) with an interesting story sent by Kathy O’Toole. It was made from a pattern called Cabin Constellation which first appeared in the May/June … Continue reading

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Freeform Fun

I finished sewing a Quiltmaker project recently (from gorgeous Red Rooster fabrics) and had a bunch of patches left over. I decided to play around and see what happened. The most obvious thing was to sew the rectangular patches together. … Continue reading

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UFO Central

I started working on another UFO last week, in pursuit of my goal to retire 12 UFOs this year. It’s a top I pieced from Denyse Schmidt’s first line of fabrics called Flea Market Fancy for FreeSpirit. It can hardly … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Bonnie Hunter

Bonnie’s not really mysterious, but she sure has fun with mystery quilts! The QM staff have enjoyed getting to know Bonnie Hunter through her blog and in person when she traveled through Colorado in 2008 and we got to spend … Continue reading

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