Hot off the Press – McCall’s Quick Quilts April/May 2012

Cover 200px Hot off the Press   McCalls Quick Quilts April/May 2012Ready for some speedy new fun to make projects? This issue is packed with ideas you’ll love!

With Mother’s Day arriving on May 13, you have plenty of time to gather up your cheerful scraps and sew this Bouquet for Mom. A fun 3-D technique brings the blooms to life, and our step-by-step photos will walk you through. We thought Ellie’s flowers were so much fun to make, we made a new MQU Video lesson to show you how.

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Bouquet for Mom

If you love sweet, nostalgic style, we’ve got a purr-fect quilt for you. A sweet panel print gives you a head start, and the Pennsylvania blocks are quick to piece. (Fast tip: while supplies last, designer Holly Holderman is offering a kit for this quilt.)

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Kitty Belles

Sherri shares tips and provides helpful photos on how to use a design wall to simplify seemingly complex construction.

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A Dash for Spring

Traditional quilters will enjoy seeing the classic Churn Dash Block updated with rich fabrics, an elegant cottage quilt with easy sashing stars, and a sweet feminine floral quilt.

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Classic Update

 

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Pinwheels & Peonies

Also featured are a whimsical summer throw quilt for the young at heart

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You Are My Sunshine

and an intriguing modern quilt with a gorgeous splash of color.

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Swedish Doors

Anxious to start a new project? This issue features FREE web bonus patterns for a queen size quilt with easy blocks that showcase fresh, flowery fabrics and a lap size quilt bursting with bright tulips.

Also in this issue are patterns for a bed quilt in citrus tones, a quilt featuring a 1930′s Spinner Block remade in today’s bright prints, and a cheery flower wall quilt with button accents. The seasonal banner series continues with Spring. and a quilt featuring a 1930′s Spinner Block in today’s bright prints.

Click here to preview every pattern featured in this April/May 2012 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts. Can’t wait to find this issue on your local newsstand? This issue is available to purchase today in our Quilt and Sew Shop, in either the print edition, or new digital edition.

 

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2 Responses to Hot off the Press – McCall’s Quick Quilts April/May 2012

  1. Marsha Clark says:

    Cool projects !!!

  2. Melinda says:

    I’m anxious to try the sunshine throw. I’ll have to peruse my stash to find appropriate colors. Here in the midwest, we haven’t had alot of sun lately, maybe I’ll have to create my own sunshine!

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