Monthly Archives: April 2011

McCall’s Sneak Peek

  It just went off to the printer today, so you won’t see it on newsstands or in your mailbox until mid to late May, but we can’t wait to show you this gorgeous cover, with quilt by Ann Weber … Continue reading

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McCall’s Quilt Design Star™

  It’s so exciting to be on this side of the contest.  As we accept new entries, each person will be receiving a charm pack of fabric.  When I write each name on an envelope, I know that  this packet … Continue reading

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Just 10 Days Left to Enter!

That’s right, you have just 10 days left to enter the 2011 Quilt Design Star contest,  and just for entering, you’ll receive a free download of our Designer’s Guide, and a Charm Pack! Visit our Quilt Design Star™ web page … Continue reading

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Free Nine-Patch Quilt Patterns

Our newest e-Book is ready for you to download, and it’s completely free! Just sign up for our e-newsletter, McQ News, and get 3 great nine-patch quilt patterns. Tell your friends to download it, too, and you can swap scrappy … Continue reading

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Easter Quilt Shop Sale

Our online store,, is holding an Easter sale now through 4/26 that gives shoppers 20% off entire orders! That’s 20% off exclusive McCall’s quilt kits, patterns, back issues, and loads of other quilty merchandise. Hop on in (hey, somebody … Continue reading

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Quilt Design Star™ Entry = Free Charm Pack!

Enter to become a finalist! Our 2011 Quilt Design Star™ contest is up and running, and we want to see your original quilt designs! Whether you’ve just created your first original quilt, or you’ve made a hundred original quilts, you … Continue reading

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Win BIG with McCall’s Quilting!

Calling all quilters! If you’ve ever watched Project Runway or American Idol and thought, “Gee, somebody should do that for quilters,” we’ve got the contest for you! McCall’s Quilt Design Star 2011 is just getting underway, and we’re ready for … Continue reading

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We’ll All Miss Judy Hopkins

I just found out today that Judy Hopkins passed away on March 9th. Judy Hopkins wrote many of the books that I’ve loved in my journey as a quilter… Rotary Riot, Around the Block, 101 Fabulous Rotary-Cut Quilts… they’ve all … Continue reading

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Canadian Quilters Rock!

America The Beautiful, our 2011 McCall’s six-part series quilt, is rolling along with tons of you participating in the fun. One of our Canadian subscribers recently emailed a suggestion that we offer the Canadian Maple Leaf flag block to substitute … Continue reading

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Come See the Sightlines!

Landthreads: Sightlines by Pat Owoc This fantastic prairie-scape is just one of 14 amazing art quilts about to be hung in the gallery we share with our sister magazines. This special exhibition of  Sightlines, sponsored by Studio Art Quilt Associates … Continue reading

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