Monthly Archives: October 2011

Quilt Market: Quilter’s Schoolhouse

Excitment and anticipation was in the air our first day at the convention center! Quilter’s Schoolhouse is where we spent our first day. Attendees were given a large booklet of “classes” to choose from, 15 sessions in all! Each session lasted … Continue reading

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Off To Market!

It’s that time of year again; time for the International Quilt Market in Houston, Texas. And much to my delight, I will be accompanying Editor-in-chief Beth Hayes and Assistant Editor Laura Roberts this time! I’ve  wanted to attend this renowned annual … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns – Crimson Pinwheels Lap Quilt Pattern

Enjoy this FREE lap size quilt pattern, Crimson Pinwheels, by Gerri Robinson. A sweet and simple pattern comprised of half square triangles set in the Broken Dishes block pattern. May you have a pleasant weekend, with a little time for … Continue reading

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Quilt Design Star™ 2011 – Challenge 3 Voting Begins

It’s time – voting has officially begun for the final challenge in our 2011 McCall’s Quilt Design Star™ contest! Click the star above to take a look at all of the amazing quilts the 12 finalists designed, then vote for … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns – Fluttering Leaves Lap Quilt Pattern

Here’s a timely pattern for you – Fluttering Leaves, designed by Bonnie Spencer. If you’ve been working on any autumn projects, chances are you’ll have some scraps on hand to get a good start on this lap quilt. I wonder … Continue reading

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Just in Time for the Holidays – Quilt Kits

As quilters, we try to plan ahead for the holidays a bit sooner than we might if purchasing ready-made gifts. Our quilt kits help make it easy to get started on a new quilting project! Take a look at the … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns – Crib Quilt Pattern

  It’s time for a Friday Freebie quilt pattern! Every Friday, I aim to highlight one of my favorite free quilt patterns available on McCallsQuilting.com. With so much to see on our site, it’s fun to take a moment to … Continue reading

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Win Free EQ7/Electric Quilt 7 Software!

If you have a copy of the November/December issue of McCall’s Quilting, then you’ve already had a chance to see the cheery Christmas banner, Bows & Boughs, designed by Heidi Kory for the Electric Quilt Company. Heidi designed the adorable … Continue reading

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Irish Quilt Blocks #2 (completed) and #3 (coming soon)!

Follow along! Click here for all of Laura’s Ireland Quilt Blog posts Click here for all Ireland Block of the Month patterns Join our Ireland Block of the Month group on Quilters Club of America I know it’s a week … Continue reading

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facebook Fabric Giveaway!

We’ve got a luscious facebook® fabric giveaway for you: 9 luxurious cotton velveteen fat quarters from Windham Fabrics®! To enter to win, follow the two steps below. “Like” us on facebook®. (Go to facebook.com/McCallsQuilting, and make sure you have clicked … Continue reading

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