Monthly Archives: April 2012

Westward Journey Quilt Along, Part 5

Westward Journey Quilt Along (Click link to see all posts.) As I finish each block, I give it a final press from the front with a little bit of Mary Ellen’s Best Press. If you have some scraps of fabric … Continue reading

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Westward Journey Quilt Along, Part 4

Westward Journey Quilt Along (Click link to see all posts.) Let’s make sure we’re sewing with an accurate scant ¼″ seam allowance. It will make our carefully cut block pieces go together so very smoothly. Kathy Patterson, our senior editor, … Continue reading

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Westward Journey Quilt Along, Part 3

Westward Journey Quilt Along (Click link to see all posts.) Planning and Cutting Today, we’ll get started on cutting up our Fat Quarters. Please read through this entire blog post before cutting. Each of the 25 fabrics appears in up … Continue reading

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Westward Journey Quilt Along, Part 2

Westward Journey Quilt Along (Click link to see all posts.) On Friday, we announced our Westward Journey Quilt Along, and provided the fabric requirements. Do you have your fabrics selected? I looked around the shelves and corners of my quilting … Continue reading

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America Loves Fast Quilts: Westward Journey Quilt Along

Westward Journey Quilt Along (Click link to see all posts.) We are so excited about our upcoming special issue, America Makes FAST Quilts, that we decided to share a pattern with you ahead of time as a Quilt Along! The … Continue reading

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Hot Off The Press: McCall’s Quick Quilts June/July 2012

Whether you’re a print subscriber or a digital subscriber to McCall’s Quick Quilts, or you prefer to pick up a copy at your local quilt shop or newsstand, you’ll be happy to know that the June/July issue is on its … Continue reading

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Speaking of Contests…

We know you love ‘em, and so do we! I just belatedly discovered a fabric design contest, and thought one of our reader’s might be a fabric-designer-in-hiding! The theme is Pen & Ink, and you have until April 24th to … Continue reading

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Fabulous FREE Web Bonus Patterns For You

Psst…take a look…our McCall’s Quilting May/June 2012 issue has a few fabulous FREE web bonuses for you! Teaberry Stars is a pink-and-cream confection featuring two classic blocks that combine to make a twinkling constellation of stars. Designer Marcie Patch’s 43½″ … Continue reading

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Quick Head-Starts on Quilts

Hopefully you’ve had a chance to preview our McCall’s Quilting May/June 2012 issue, packed full of patterns and quilting inspirations. Whether you like to make a quilt “exactly like the one in the picture”, or are a little time- or … Continue reading

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