Monthly Archives: July 2012

QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Sue Vollbrecht

MQ: What was your reaction when you first realized you would be required to design a quilt that incorporated the fabric you received? “When I first saw the challenge fabric I was terrified. This fabric is so far outside of … Continue reading

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QDS Challenge 2 Designer: Donna Schipper Moyer

I must admit I was a bit dismayed when I opened the fabric package.  sually, when I begin a new quilt I have a design in mind, and then work to find just the right fabrics to bring it to … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: For Someone You Love

Here’s a charming quilt pattern that brings new life to traditional Fox and Geese blocks in colors that are bright and cheerful, perfect for summer. Click here for link to download your free queen size quilt pattern for this For … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Joy Tallman

“I started designing in my mind the minute I opened the package of fabric. Oh what fun, whimsical fabric and my favorite a black print. Normally, I start with the design and have a direction to go in. But with … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Chris Hoover

MQ: Do you normally choose fabrics first and then start a design, or vice versa? “I would say that probably 75-80% of the quilts I design begin with the fabric first. I am inspired every time I step into a … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quilting September/October 2012

I’m so excited to show you this new issue…it’s jam-packed with a tasty harvest of quilting treats. We show you how to create fool-the-eye dimension with fast appliqué in the Decoupage floral lap quilt pattern: Make a nine-patch quilt that … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Lisette Léveillé

MQ: What was your reaction when you first realized you would be required to design a quilt that incorporated the fabric you received? “I was lucky to receive an advance notice from Terry Vanden Bosch, one of the other finalist, … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Robin Waggoner

MQ: What was your reaction when you first realized you would be required to design a quilt that incorporated the fabric you received? “I figured that when the fabric arrived that we would be using it in the next challenge.  … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Cheryl Adam

MQ: What was your reaction when you first realized you would be required to design a quilt that incorporated the fabric you received? “The print on the required fabric is huge. I was also worried about getting other fabrics to … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Kay Gentry

The first step Kay took to begin designing the Challenge 2 quilt to was to go to her stash and pull any fabrics that coordinated with the challenge fabric, including a few from the sponsor prize box. We asked Kay … Continue reading

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