Monthly Archives: January 2012

Singin’ the Blues: What Does Your Stash Reveal About You?

I used to think green was my favorite color, until I recently reorganized my stash and counted the fabrics in each color group. Surprise, blues lead the pack! (Green and red are second.) Now I’m seeing all the ways I’ve … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions – Quilting Together

Each year, McCall’s Quilting publishes a few special issues, available only at local quilt shops, newsstands, or in our online Quilt and Sew Shop. Do you quilt with a partner or a group? If so, we’d love to hear from … Continue reading

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Hot off the Press – McCall’s Quilting March/April 2012

This bright and beautiful cover makes me feel as though warm spring breezes are just around the corner. Though winter will continue for another 8 weeks,  we can all enjoy a glimpse of spring while we peruse this delightful new … Continue reading

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Fresh From McCall’s – A Brand New FREE eBook!

Especially for you, we have a brand new Sparkling Star Quilt Patterns eBook with three great star block quilt patterns. You can click here to download the Sparkling Star Quilt Patterns eBook right now! This is the newest free eBook … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns – Artful Simplicity Table Runner Quilt Pattern

Here’s a perfect showcase for some favorite fabrics – Artful Simplicity, designed by Kari Nichols. The simple strip piecing makes it a great first project for a beginner, or a quick project for the more advanced quilter. Finished table runner … Continue reading

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We’re On Pinterest!

We are excited to share with you that McCall’s Quilting just joined Pinterest! Pinterest lets you organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web. People can use pinboards to plan weddings, decorate their homes, and organize their … Continue reading

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Ireland Block #4 (Treasures from Ireland) instructions are ready!

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 Everyone’s back from the holidays and … Continue reading

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5 FREE eBooks of McCall’s Quilting Patterns!

Take a look at what we’ve got waiting for you on our website at, absolutely FREE, and instantly downloadable! Are you new to quilting, or love the simplicity of the classic nine-patch block? Choose from 3 variations in the … Continue reading

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Winners of Quilt Happier Contest Announced

Congratulations to the 3 winners of our McCall’s Quilting January/February 2012 Quilt Happier Contest: Ruth Reynolds of Lawrence, Michigan, Jenny Sloan of Apex, North Carolina, and Crystal Smith of North Port, Florida. Stay tuned for upcoming contests that we’ll be … Continue reading

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3 McQ News Readers win Scrappy Grab Bags of Fabric

Are you signed up for our FREE bi-weekly eNewsletter, McQ News? If so, then you likely entered our latest eNewsletter-exclusive contest for 1 of 3 huge Scrappy Grab Bags of Fabric, each containing over 8 yards of assorted famous-manufacturer prints! … Continue reading

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