Monthly Archives: May 2012

McCall’s Quilting Intern’s First Quilt: Part 2.5

Hello, all! It’s Lara, back again with more from my quilting escapades! As always, each of the blocks I’ve made can be found in McCall’s Quilt Block Reference. If you know a beginning quilter who needs some simple blocks to … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 1 Showcase – Brenda Creighton

It’s time to introduce you to another McCall’s Quilt Design Star™ 2012 Challenge 1 contestant! In this first challenge, each finalist must use a traditional block as inspiration for their quilt. Finalists in the Amateur Category will use the Amish … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 1 Showcase – Tammy Campsall-Morel

Welcome to the first in a series of blog postings introducing the Challenge 1 finalists for McCall’s Quilt Design Star™ 2012! We’ll be following these designers as they begin their first challenge, helping you get to know them even better … Continue reading

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McCall’s Quilting Intern’s First Quilt: Part 2

My first quilting weekend was very successful! The hardest technique for me to master was cutting fabric, as crazy as that sounds. Even after replacing the blade on my rotary cutter, I still had trouble getting through a few layers … Continue reading

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McCall’s Quilting Intern Begins Her First Quilt

Hello, McCall’s Quilting and Quick Quilts readers! My name is Lara and I am the new intern here at McCall’s. As a Pennsylvania native, coming to Colorado was a HUGE step for me, but I’ve loved every minute of my … Continue reading

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Hot off the Press: McCall’s Quilting July/August 2012

No matter what your summer plans may be, the July/August 2012 issue of McCall’s Quilting has something for every quilter to enjoy. These 16 unique patterns will inspire you whether you’re spending time relaxing at home or traveling to your … Continue reading

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Off to Spring Quilt Market

Kansas City Convention Center, here we come! Beth, Laura and I are heading to the spring International Quilt Market in Kansas City, Missouri today. Undoubtedly, someone from your local quilt shop will be in attendance at this market, looking for … Continue reading

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Hot off the Press: America Makes Fast Quilts

If you’ve been following our Westward Journey Quilt Along that we started in anticipation of this special issue, then you’ve already enjoyed a few sneak-peeks at patterns featured in this brand new America Makes Fast Quilts, Spring 2012 publication. The … Continue reading

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Westward Journey Quilt Along, Part 6

Westward Journey Quilt Along (Click link to see all posts.) I hope you’ve been enjoying sewing your blocks. Here are a few more of mine: Over the weekend, I’ve almost finished all the blocks…just 4 more to go. When I … Continue reading

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