Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Machine Quilters Unlimited

Deadline: Ongoing

Machine Quilters Unlimited

Manuscripts/Article Submissions:
We welcome unsolicited manuscripts on subjects of interest to stand up machine quilters. Please send an email query titled, 'Article Submission' to: submissions@mqumag.com

New products and book reviews:
We are pleased to review publications and products of interest to our readers. Please send samples or review copies to:

Meander Publishing
Attn: MQU Product Review
PO Box 918
Fort Lupton, CO 80621

Submission Guidelines

Machine Quilting Unlimited Magazine
is for the home machine-quilting enthusiast. We will cover techniques and fundamentals, whether using a domestic sewing machine, a small frame system, or a midarm machine. There will be oodles of design inspiration, profiles of your favorite quilting stars, reviews of products, books, and DVDs, ideas for setting up your studio or workroom, help for beginners, and a calendar of quilt shows and events.

Machine Quilting Unlimited Magazine is written and edited to reflect an educational, informative format in an easy, conversational style. Most articles are written by members of the machine quilting community. All submissions must be about machine quilting or related products and topics. Submissions must be original. We prefer materials to be previously unpublished. We suggest you send a query before submitting finished articles. New writers are gladly considered, but we require no simultaneous submissions to other publications. Send SASE and/or sufficient postage for return of samples and photos.

Articles are accepted from beginners to professionals. Contact us for requirements regarding photographs and the proper sequence of how-to steps. Please always include photographer credits. Drawings are acceptable where appropriate. Length is determined
by subject matter and photos but generally runs 500-2000 words. Please include a resource section with your sources for supplies and special tools, etc. where applicable. Provide company name, website, telephone number and address, if available.

Profiles, Interviews, Essays and Business Articles that are related to quilting are acceptable, including humorous, serious, new products, trends and developments, the jury process, shows and conventions, retail, wholesale, etc. First Person or Opinion articles are also accepted and will be identified as such.

Machine Quilting Unlimited Website has a Gallery Section for Reader's Works - we love to showcase our readers' talents! Send us high quality photos and your work may be included in our Gallery Section. If sending photos by regular mail please include sufficient return postage, otherwise photos will not be returned. Label the photos clearly with name, address and contact information. DO NOT SEND THE ACTUAL QUILT OR GARMENT UNLESS WE CONTACT YOU. Machine Quilting Unlimited Magazine assumes no responsibility for loss or damage of unsolicited items.

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