Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quilting May/June 2013

Cover 200px1 Hot Off the Press: McCalls Quilting May/June 2013The new issue of McCall’s Quilting is here! As thoughts turn to warmer weather, the bright colors used in these quilts will inspire you to be creative with our featured designs.

The Conceived in Liberty bed quilt pattern is a traditional quilt inspired by the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg address. You can also get the look of a much-loved antique with the Indigo Trail lap quilt pattern.

Conceived in Liberty 300px1 Hot Off the Press: McCalls Quilting May/June 2013The bright colors in the Summer Breeze lap quilt pattern inspire you to add to the sense of movement with spiral quilting. Does a fun, cool, colorful kit sound good to you? Boho Girl is the epitome of on-trend style! A limited quantity of kits for this gorgeous design is available now at our Quilt and Sew Shop.

Boho Girl 300px Hot Off the Press: McCalls Quilting May/June 2013Are summer picnics your inspiration? Our Crab Shack place mat and napkin patterns are just the thing to brighten summer meals. If you’re an appliqué fan, you can bring the garden indoors with Every Bloomin’ Thing. Looking to make an instant heirloom? Harlequin is a stunning quilt and is available in a kit, too. Lady Violet, a beautiful feminine lap quilt, makes everyday a bit more lovely. This is another of our fabulous kits, available while supplies last.

Lady Violet 300px Hot Off the Press: McCalls Quilting May/June 2013Check out all the finalist quilts from Quilt Design Star™ 2012 in A Year of Inspiring Designs, and click here for interviews with the designers. Click here to view all of the finalists in McCall’s Quilt Design Star™ 2012.

Don’t miss the free Welcome Quilt Pattern, just one of the exclusive FREE web bonuses from this issue. Be sure to check out the FREE Block Builders Workshop video lesson for Joseph’s Star Block. Click here to download your FREE Tropical Breeze lap quilt pattern, our gift to you as we celebrate our 20th Anniversary in the Looking Back feature.

In Sherri Bain Driver’s regular column, Layer, Baste, Quilt!, thoughts for planning the borders to support the theme of your quilts are discussed.

Preview all 17 patterns and find all the FREE Web Bonuses and contests featured in this issue – click here.

McCall’s Quilting inspires so many ways to express your creativity. Don’t miss this May/June 2013 issue of McCall’s Quilting…pick up your copy at your local quilt shop or newsstand, or click here to purchase from our online Quilt and Sew Shop.

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