Laurie Baker & Vicki Anderson-Modern Quilts Unlimited

Modern Quilts Unlimited & Machine Quilting Unlimited

How Not to Get Published!

Follow the instructions in this humorous lecture and we guarantee your submissions will never see the light of day. Veteran editor Laurie Baker and publisher Vicki Anderson use their combined knowledge of the publishing industry along with visual aids to keep you in stitches.

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Laurie is the editor of Modern Quilts Unlimited magazine and a 27-year veteran of the publishing world. She has been employed by Crafts, Sew News, and McCall’s Quilting magazines, and has also worked as a freelance technical editor for Martingale, C&T Publishing, Rodale, and many quilting magazines. In addition, she is co-author with Kim Diehl of Homestyle Quilts and has contributed designs to several books and magazines.

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Vicki Anderson is the CEO & Publisher at Meander Publishing, Inc. Vicki’s background includes producing newsletters, brochures, bi-monthly magazines and marketing materials for civic and personal interest organizations, and working as an editor for consumer magazines. She also freelanced as a writer and editor for other major publications and manufacturers in the sewing, quilting and craft industries. Vicki formed Meander Publishing Inc in 2005 and in early 2006 purchased Unlimited Possibilities Magazine, advancing it to the leading magazine for the longarm industry. With the name later changed to Machine Quilting Unlimited Magazine, it now encompasses all machine work. In 2012 Meander Publishing launched a pattern magazine –  Modern Quilts Unlimited.