Monthly Archives: May 2011

Twenty Questions

Twenty finalists, twenty quilters all asking themselves the same question…”What should my Challenge 1 quilt look like?” The public has spoken, and our Quilt Design Star™ judges have approved a record 20 finalists for this year’s competition. Challenge 1 assignments … Continue reading

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Ask Us a Question…And Win!

    We’re looking for some fun questions for the McCall’s Quilting staff to answer on our McQ & A page. Generally, these are opinion-type questions, as opposed to questions about specific patterns, etc. Post potential McQ & A questions … Continue reading

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Ria graduates

                  My youngest sister, Maria Moss, graduated Summa Cum Laude from Metropolitan State College with her Bachelor of Science in Human Services this weekend. Family gathering later in the day with good … Continue reading

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Simply Wonderful Spring Market!

Wow! Sherri and I just got back from Spring International Quilt Market in Salt Lake City. It was fabulous! Here’s a photo of our new book, Red, White, and Sometimes Blue from Martingale. Wasn’t it displayed beautifully? It’s full of … Continue reading

Posted in 1-Current Interest, Laura Roberts, Quilt Design Star™ 2010, Quilting Community, Quilting Inspiration | 5 Comments

Flower POWER

Holy delphinium! These flowers just arrived in the office from McCall’s quilt designer extraordinaire Gerri Robinson, who is apparently also the nicest person in the universe. They’re a consolation for those of us who did not go to International Quilt … Continue reading

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Quilting Fabric Heaven

  One of the perks of working at McCalls Quilting is seeing the constant stream of new fabrics being created in the world as we speak. Check out these fabric samples by designers Amy Butler and Kaffe Fassett. Talk about … Continue reading

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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, volume 3

Sherri and I just love Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks magazines and we’re delighted that we’ve each gotten to design a block for each one. Here’s my design for volume 3 and I’m so pleased with how it came out. I love … Continue reading

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Another Cityscape Art Quilt

  Kudos to Sheryl Martin for jumping in with both feet to create her first cityscape quilt she calls “City Nights.”  She recently asked if I’d mind if she took inspiration from a postcard I’d given her of my painting … Continue reading

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Instant Inspiration

Here’s a great way to get instant quilting inspiration and help your fellow quilters at the same time. Beginning today and continuing through May 24, you can vote up to once a day for your favorite quilt(s) from any of … Continue reading

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Eva’s quilt is finished at last

and Eva is quite pleased with the results. Thanks to Barbara Shie for the machine quilting.

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