Monthly Archives: August 2012

Friday Free Quilt Patterns: 10 Cents a Chance Vintage Quilt Pattern

This striking quilt was made in 1942 in Arkansas as a raffle quilt. The complete pattern is available for a free download, just in time for Labor Day quilting!

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QDS™ 2012 Challenge 3 Finalists Announced!

The 3rd and final Challenge of McCall’s Quilt Design Star™ 2012 has arrived, and the Challenge 3 Finalists are revealed! Click links below to see the results: Amateur Category Challenge 3 Finalists. Professional Category Challenge 3 Finalists. The Challenge 3 … Continue reading

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Ireland Block #10 Connemara Flower

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 Here it is, my Connemara Flower … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quick Quilts October/November 2012

As the temperatures slowly cool, settle in and make one of the fast snuggle quilts featured in this issue: Try a fun trim-and-piece technique in this easy, whimsical Halloween quilt: Spice-up your autumn meals with these beautiful quilted treats: Ready … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Harvest Traditions Lap Quilt Pattern

Here’s a wonderful fall lap quilt pattern for you…I love that both pumpkins and leaves are depicted, and the simplicity of the checkerboards. Click here to download your FREE Harvest Traditions autumn lap quilt pattern…enjoy! Click here if you’ve missed … Continue reading

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Ireland Block #9, I Left My Heart in Ireland!

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 Blocks 9 and 10 are finished!! … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Brenda Creighton

After looking at the challenge fabric for awhile and coming up empty, I decided to try a hint from one of the other contestants and google “paisley”. Was surprised to learn that  paisley represents the palm leave or mango and … Continue reading

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Enter to Win Quilt Design Star™ Challenge 2 Fabric!

Intrigued by the fabulous quilts the Quilt Design Star™ Challenge 2 Finalists created with their challenge fabric? Now you can win some of the same fabric on our McCall’s Quilting Facebook page!4 winners will each receive a 1 yard cut … Continue reading

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QDS™ 2012 Challenge 2 Voting Begins!

Challenge 2 public voting is now open! Vote for one quilt in each category daily through August 26, 2012: Click here to view and vote for Challenge 2 Amateur Category quilts. Click here to view and vote for Challenge 2 … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Terri Vanden Bosch

Wow what a great learning experience this has been. I always love to stretch the boundaries of my art and this challenge is definitely doing that. I have learned how to import a photo into my EQ7 and turn it … Continue reading

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