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Quilters Companion

Quilters Companion

Issue #100 2019

Quilters Companion is the definitive patchwork and quilting magazine. Published since 2001, Quilters Companion provides readers with exciting quilting projects. These projects are accompanied by easy-to follow instructions and accompanying pattern sheets, stunning styled shots and interesting stories about the featured projects. We pride ourselves not just on being an instructional publication — we are a good read as well! Purchase includes the Digital Edition and News Service. Please stay in touch via our Facebook Page.

Country:
Australia
Language:
English
Publisher:
Universal Wellbeing PTY Limited
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6 Issues

IN THIS ISSUE

2 min.
editor’s journal

100 issues When the opportunity to become editor of Quilters Companion was offered to me in 2018, I was overjoyed to take the helm of this outstanding publication. Now, I am lucky enough to have the privileged position of being the editor of QC on this, its 100th edition. Although my editorship is rather short compared to past editors, just like each of them, I feel an overwhelming pride in being a part of the amazing team that works each issue to produce this great journal for our wonderful readers. Our accurate content depends on the skills of our technical editor, Megan Fisher, who has been with the magazine for almost every issue. Our designer, Bianca de Ocampo, is young, passionate and talented. Our regular contributors, Michelle Marvig and Anita Ellis, pass…

1 min.
quilters companion

Editor Deborah Segaert Technical Editor Megan Fisher Contributors Michelle Marvig, Anita Ellis Pattern Artist Kate Podger Art Director Kate Podger Designer Bianca de Ocampo Photographers Ken Brass, Joe Filshie Stylists Sandra Hinton, Georgie Dolling Advertising Rob Jordan (02) 9887 0359, 0411 424 196 Fax: (02) 9805 0714 Email: rjordan@umco.com.au Advertising Production Thomas Pena Advertising Art Director Martha Rubazewicz Associate Publisher Emma Perera UNIVERSAL MEDIACO Chairman/CEO Prema Perera Publisher Janice Williams Chief Financial Officer Vicky Mahadeva Associate Publisher Emma Perera Finance & Administration Manager James Perera Circulation Business Development Manager Mark McTaggart Creative Director Kate Podger Marketing & Acquisitions Manager Chelsea Peters…

3 min.
quilty treasures

Our photo album What fun we’ve had on Quilters Companion Travelrite patchwork tours over the years! We have put together an album of some of our best memories — take a look on page 140. Raised Edge Ruler The TrueCut rulers not only provide precise measuring, they also solve one of the most common cutting frustrations. All of the TrueCut rulers have a raised edge, or track, on both sides that provides extra security when cutting. The ruler edge adds more surface area for the rotary blade to rest against, giving you a safer and more stable cut, while also preventing the cutter from slipping over the ruler. The edge doesn’t take any extra space or add to your measurements. The ruler track interlocks to the special Cutter Guide on the TrueCut rotary cutters.…

1 min.
100 reasons to celebrate

Enter at www.quilterscompanion.com.au/100-reasons We want to share the love on this very special occasion, so together with our favourite partners and brands we are giving you an incredible 100 chances to win! PRIZE SUPPLIERS INCLUDE: Check Out some of our GREAT PRIZES HOW TO RECEIVE 1 ENTRY STEP 1: Head to www.quilterscompanion.com.au/100-reasons STEP 2: Enter your magazine barcode STEP 3: Tell us in 25 words or less what you have loved most about Quilters Companion over the 100 issues OR SUBSCRIBE NOW FOR 6 months = 5 entries 12 months = 10 Entries 24 months = 15 Entries (Enter promo code C/QC100) Terms and Conditions: Consumers receive (1) entry from purchasing a copy, subscriptions using promo code C/QC100 receive (5) entries for six-month subscription, (10) entries for 12-month subscription and (15) entries for a 24-month subscription…

5 min.
100 issues

1 The beginning The coverline on the first issue in 2001 was Excellence in Patchwork & Quilting and that principle remains the foundation of Quilters Companion 18 years later. It is imperative to provide technically correct project instructions as well as bring you the best content possible. The other principle we stand by is community! Patchwork is nothing if not community-based, and within these pages we have consistently presented opportunities for readers to feel part of a larger network of like-minded souls. 2 The editors Karen Fail launched the first issue, and continued to be editor until issue 13. Clare Mooney took over from issue 14 and led the team until she retired from the role in 2016. Michelle Marvig picked up the reigns from issue 85 through to issue 90 and our current managing…

11 min.
jungle rhythm

"My first project in Quilters Companion was String Pieced Star wallhanging, way back in issue 32. I have been lucky enough to have had 15 projects featured in QC, with three on the cover, and I’ve made two DVDs for the magazine. I’m so honoured to be included in QC’s 100th edition. In this day and age in publishing it’s a real feat to reach 100 issues, let alone still be in existence! That’s a testament to the magazine’s presentation and content, both of which are top-notch. The magazine is always looking for new content and contributors, staying up-to-date with all that’s happening in the quilting world." Patchwork Fundamentals patchworkfun Chris Jurd www.patchworkfun.etsy.com Chris’ quilt features piecing, fussy cutting, a little appliqué and — her signature technique — foundation piecing. The background square fabric was…