Monthly Archives: August 2012

Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Ghoulies & Ghosties Halloween Lap Quilt Pattern

How about a little jump-start on some autumn quilting? Here’s a delightful, cozy lap quilt pattern to make-ahead for Halloweeen…it’s frightfully easy! We hope you enjoy this free Ghoulies & Ghosties Halloween lap quilt pattern, including the full-size cat, ghost … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Joyce Hughes

“The McCall’s Quilt Design Star™ 2012 design challenge has been very exciting and rewarding. I have been supported and encouraged by wonderful people. I am overwhelmed by  the support of so many people, they are as interested and excited in … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Annette Schultz

MQ: What was your reaction when you first realized you would be required to design a quilt that incorporated the fabric you received? “I had wondered what it would be and when it would arrive. My fabric had a slight … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Kathy Kent

MQ: What was the first step you took to design this Challenge 2 quilt? “My first step was to think in my head what pattern I wanted to use.  There are so many blocks and layouts that one can find, … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 2 Designer: Julie Benefiel

MQ: What was your reaction when you first realized you would be required to design a quilt that incorporated the fabric you received? “My first reaction to the challenge fabric was, ‘OMG! That’s a BIG PRINT! Holy guacamole Batman!’” MQ: What … Continue reading

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QDS Challenge 2 Designer: Marla Whalen

MQ: Do you normally choose fabrics first and then start a design, or vice versa? “I almost always start with the design. I have a particular inspiration or an idea that has come to mind, and I sit down, usually … Continue reading

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