Monthly Archives: December 2011

Celebrating Amish Color!

When decorating the house for Christmas I took out this festive little Amish replica quilt I made up during the time I owned a small art gallery in Niwot, CO. Last night I noticed this small floral painting in the … Continue reading

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Hot off the Press – Quick Quilts February/March 2012

Taking a look at this cover, it’s hard to believe that today is officially the first day of winter! Nonetheless, many of us will soon be looking forward to spring and planning our quilting and sewing projects for that “gentler … Continue reading

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Cookies for Quilters

I had quite a baking adventure last weekend. I went searching online for a new cookie recipe, hoping to find something quilter-appropriate since the point was to make gift boxes for a couple of my coworkers. I found instructions for … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie – Forties Chevron Quilt Pattern

Isn’t this just the sweetest vintage quilt? I think it looks surprisingly modern, with its bright cheery colors and simple lines. Chevron blocks finish at 8″ square, and the finished quilt is 72½″ x 80½″. Click here for the FREE … Continue reading

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A Peek at Christmas Time in Vienna

One of my daughters just returned from a winter class in Vienna, Austria. Here are a few photos you might enjoy. And last, but not least, an interesting peek into a candy shop window decorated for Christmas. Krampaus, I learned, … Continue reading

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Designer Highlight – Amish Glow by John Kubiniec

Those of you who followed our 2010 McCall’s Quilt Design Star™ contest may remember John Kubiniec. We are featuring one of John’s vibrant wall quilt designs, Amish Glow, in our McCall’s Quilting January/February 2012 issue. You can learn more about … Continue reading

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Last Day to Enter Moda Christmas Brights Facebook Giveaway

Click here or on image above to visit our McCall’s Quilting Facebook page, and enter to win one of these Moda fat-quarter packs of bright Christmas fabrics! (Only one entry per person is allowed. Please also note that all Facebook … Continue reading

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Designer Highlight – Sunday Brunch by Susan Purney Mark

Today I’m highlighting just one of the fabulous scrap-quilt patterns from our newest Special Issue, America Loves Scrap Quilts 2011. As you may know, this Special Issue is only available from quilt shops, newsstands, or from our online Quilt and … Continue reading

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Hot off the Press – America Loves Scrap Quilts

This special issue is packed with projects especially suited for scraps. 22 different quilts are featured for all skill levels, from easy to expert. Take a look at just a few of the highlights: Click here to preview all the … Continue reading

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Approximate yardage for Ireland Quilt

Follow along! Click here for all of Laura’s Ireland Quilt Blog posts Click here for Ireland Block of the Month patterns Join our Ireland Block of the Month group on Quilters Club of America Hi All, I’ve gotten requests for … Continue reading

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