Monthly Archives: February 2013

Tuesday Tutorial: Pressing Basics

For our first Tuesday Tutorial, I am pleased to present one of our free McCall’s Quilting University (MQU) video lessons, Pressing Basics. Your host for this video lesson is Beth Hayes, editor-in-chief of McCall’s Quilting. Note: please click any image … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie: Almost a Flower Garden Quilt Pattern

There will always be a special place in my heart for classic quilt patterns; this one certainly tugs at my heartstrings! Designer Darlene Zimmerman used charming 1930s reproduction prints set against a soft yellow background in this sentimental design. When … Continue reading

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Fresh New FREE eBook: Modern Quilt Patterns

We’ve rounded up three of our favorite modern quilting patterns in one eBook, available to you as a FREE download just for signing up for our free bi-weekly eNewsletter, McQ News. The Rainbow Rhythm lap quilt pattern utilizes fat quarters … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie: Delft Blue Foundation-Pieced Quilt Pattern

From our archives, today’s freebie is a timeless classic in blue and white. This striking wall or table quilt design by Brenda Groelz utilizes foundation piecing, which means all your triangles will have perfect points! The printable foundation master is … Continue reading

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Tracee’s Weekly Update – 2/14/13

FREE Tracee’s Project Quilting Patterns – click here. First off – Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s cold and snowy here in Golden, CO – I think it’s fair to say all of us here at McCall’s are looking forward to summer. … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quick Quilts April/May 2013

Ready for some bright, fresh and fun new quilt patterns? With 14 snappy new designs, you’re sure to find quilting inspiration! This issue features a variety of  feminine designs to match any style, like Parisian Patches, Tea Time at Nana’s, … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie: A Hug and a Kiss X and O Quilt Pattern

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, this irresistible quilt pattern designed by Kathy Brown is full of love, designed with X’s and O’s to represent hugs and kisses. The lap size quilt shown was patterned in the December/January 2012 issue … Continue reading

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Enter to Win!

In the March/April 2013 issue of  McCall’s Quilting, designer Bea Lee used Electric Quilt (EQ) software to design this sweet Baby Rattles foundation pieced quilt pattern.And using just one quilt block, designer Margaret Okuley played with colors in EQ to design … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie: Amish Nine-Patch Quilt Pattern

Familiar with the phrase, “Everything old is new again”? Solid fabrics that are enjoying growing popularity today certainly had their place in the past, as well. With so many hues of solids currently available from a variety of manufacturers, what … Continue reading

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Last Chance: Enter to Win EQ7 Quilt Design Software

Last chance to enter our EQ7 giveaway is today! Click here to enter to win FREE Electric Quilt 7/EQ7 quilt design software from The Electric Quilt Company! Contest was announced in our McQ Online column in the January/February 2013 issue … Continue reading

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