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Design Inspiration: Mountain Lil’s and Lily’s Dreams

By Tricia Patterson Designer and Associate Editor, Quiltmaker As a quilter I have so many things in my life that inspire my quilt designs. I’m inspired by the world around me, such as drawing from the elements of nature or … Continue reading

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Quilting That Travels Part 5: English Paper Piecing Hexies

Quilting That Travels Part 5: English Paper Piecing Hexies By Tricia Patterson Quiltmaker Associate Editor My first day on the job Paula Stoddard, our Managing Editor, gave me a tour of the F+W Media office space in Golden. We stopped … Continue reading

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Hello to Quilting That Travels Part 4: Going Yo-Yo!

By Tricia Patterson, Quiltmaker Associate Editor The Yo-Yo quilt pattern was very trendy in America between the 1920s and 1940s because it was portable and was a good project for extra scraps of fabric. Perhaps it was popular for such … Continue reading

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Quilting That Travels Part 3: Appliqué Quilts

By Tricia Patterson, Quiltmaker Associate Editor America’s birthday is just around the corner. I’ve been thinking about the significance of our Fourth of July a lot this year. The weekend brings back memories of home and traveling to one of my … Continue reading

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Quilting That Travels Part 2: Crazy Quilts

By Tricia Patterson, Quiltmaker Associate Editor I’m starting to make plans for the Fourth of July weekend. We are thinking about a possible road trip, which means lots of time in the car and some stitching. I’ve had a project in … Continue reading

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Quilting That Travels Part 1: Cathedral Window

By Tricia Patterson, Quiltmaker Associate Editor Summer brings picnics and barbecues, outdoor games, travel to new and familiar places, and lounging on the front porch or backyard patio. I think it’s the perfect time for hand-quilted projects. They travel well. … Continue reading

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Quilters! Engage Your Significant Someone

By Tricia Patterson, Quiltmaker Associate Editor While waiting for my lunch to warm up one day at work I found a book written by John Ryder, A Husband’s Guide to Quilt Appreciation, lying by the microwave. This book propelled my … Continue reading

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Quilting Vacation Memories

By Tricia Patterson, Quiltmaker Associate Editor I’m an inspirational-based quilter. Quilting and textile art occupy my mind a lot, even when I travel. If you are like me, you take a camera on vacation and never put it down. I … Continue reading

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Introducing QM Associate Editor Tricia Patterson

Greetings! My name is Tricia Patterson. I recently joined Quiltmaker as an associate editor. I’ve worked as an instructional designer and project manager, mostly with learning and information technology organizations, for many years. My dream has always been to tie … Continue reading

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