Monthly Archives: February 2011

Quilt Design Star™ Prize Package Giveaway Winner

Congratulations, Dorothy Copeland of Bakersfield, CA! Dorothy has won a fabulous prize package including items similar to those given to our Quilt Design Star™ finalists. Watch our newsletter for giveaways. McQ News is distributed every 2 weeks, and every issue … Continue reading

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A Quilter Moves In! Part 8

Thread, beautiful thread! I have been so busy with real life that my unpacking has been languishing and I’m getting grumpy without my fabric. Last night, however, I finally got back to work and found my thread racks. Yippee! I … Continue reading

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Celebrate with the Quilt Design Star™ winner!

Check out for the results of McCall’s Quilt Design Star™ contest! Join our celebration and make sure you visit from February 4 – 6, 2011! Enter to win a package of prizes similar to what the Quilt Design Star™ … Continue reading

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My Take on “America The Beautiful”

I’m having a ball piecing my own version of America the Beautiful — our McCall’s 2011 series quilt designed by Lynn Lister. Hope lots of you are stitching with me! In our March/April issue trees and mountains are patterned — … Continue reading

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Color Sketches for the Little Cityscape Art Quilt

I decided to explore some more color options once I had made the beginning fabric collage you see on the far left. First I drew the basic shapes in the computer and started filling them in with flat color, keeping … Continue reading

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New issue on sale now!

Take a spring fling with our 18 posh patterns! The McCall’s Quilting editors continue the series quilt, America the Beautiful. Check out our great new skills, to include: sew a clever curving border, play with color with our design wall … Continue reading

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