Monthly Archives: November 2011

Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 4 Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to Kathy Harris, the winner of the Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 4 giveaway! (Kathy, please check your email for instructions on getting your address to us so the generous folks at Quiltmaker can send your copy of this fabulous … Continue reading

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Quilt Happier in 2012

Have you ever stressed out over imperfect points in your pieced stars? Ever felt a knot in your stomach just before Show and Tell at guild meeting? Do you remember the pressure of trying to get several holiday gifts quilted … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie – Country Spirit Quilt Pattern

FREE lap-size quilt pattern, Country Spirit by Karen Dever. We needed something with stars, and a little red, white and blue for Veterans Day today! Have you tried the classic Rail Fence Block? It’s a fast and easy block with … Continue reading

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Laura Roberts’ Confetti Block

I was lying in bed one Saturday morning thinking about the block I needed to design for Quiltmaker. I wasn’t completely awake, my eyes were closed, and I was just sort of daydreaming when an image came to mind. Have … Continue reading

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McCall’s Quilt Design Star™ 2011 Winner Announced!

We began with a large group of eager new quilt designers back in March, and through three Design Challenges, we’ve come down to one winner… Melanie Wiser Wilson of La Verkin, Utah! Voting for the final McCall’s Quilt Design Star™ … Continue reading

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Two Days of Voting Left!

Can you believe it? The anticipation is unbelievable around our office, as we wait to see who will be voted the McCall’s Quilt Design Star™ 2011 Grand Prize winner! Voting is open through tomorrow, so be sure to go give … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: A Mystery In Three Parts

I’m so excited about our new mystery quilt pattern, I can’t wait to tell you so you can join us in the suspense! Designed by our own Associate Editor, Sherri Bain Driver, the mystery quilt will be released in the … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie – Holiday Place Mats and Napkins Pattern

An oldie-but-goodie! It’s not too early to get started on a Christmas set, but if you’re really industrious, you have just enough time to whip up a set in your favorite autumn colors to welcome Thanksgiving guests. Enjoy this free … Continue reading

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New Book: Slash Your Stash

(Psst…brand new book just posted in our online Quilt and Sew Shop! Slash Your Stash with 16 scrap-friendly McCall’s Quilting quilt patterns in a specially selected variety of styles & sizes, skill levels, and techniques.)

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Hot off the Press: Quick Quilts December/January 2012

Super new winter & holiday patterns abound in this issue! Fast gifts include: tiny tree simple first quilt banner fun table set guest towel ornaments Are you planning a gift for a new baby this year? We’ve got a speedy … Continue reading

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