Monthly Archives: April 2013

Tuesday Tutorial: Introduction to Half-Square Triangles

Welcome to our Tuesday Tutorial, where we share a short FREE quilting video lesson each week. Let’s jump right in and learn about one of the most common pieces used in traditional patchwork, the half-square triangle, also known as HST. … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quick Quilts June/July 2013

Look Inside for an assortment of projects perfect as gifts or for your home. There are exciting patterns with everyone in mind! Haberdashery is a quick lap top quilt pattern for the man in your life. A limited supply of … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie: Storybook Baskets Quilt Block

I’ll admit, I really don’t know or understand the history of May Day, but I have fond memories associated with it nonetheless. Having been instructed on the tradition by our mother in our elementary school days, my younger brother and … Continue reading

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Accent on Amish Quilt Along Begins

Are you ready to join the fun? The first episode in our Accent on Amish Quilt Along just went live, and we’re eager for you to quilt along with us! Quilting experts Sherri Bain Driver, Erin Russek and Tracee Doran … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: Simple Fusible Appliqué

Have you ever shied away from a quilt pattern simply because it featured appliqué? Take a few minutes to learn just how easy fusible-web appliqué can be! Note: please click any image to go directly to the video lesson. Laura … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie: Scrap Basket Bounty Pillowcase Pattern

Who doesn’t love a good scrap-quilt pattern idea? This charming pair of pillowcases is made of fabric scraps from multiple generations. Designers Sue Keck and Sue Shipman, their moms, and Sue Keck’s grandmother all contributed to the variety of prints, … Continue reading

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Update…Tracee’s Project

Awesome news! Pretty in Pink, Quilt #4, Not So Tricky, Quilt #5 and It’s All Dakota to Me, Quilt #7 are all going to be in an up and coming magazine, Simply Quick Quilts… I’ll keep you all posted on … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: Color Selection Using a Focus Fabric

Have you ever wondered where to begin when it comes time to choose fabrics for a new quilt? If so, you’ve come to the right place, because Karen Taylor, graphic designer and artist, has a wonderful video lesson with lots … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie: Fresh Cut Flowers Appliqué Wall Quilt Pattern

Add a flourish of contemporary fabric art to your décor! Designer Joyce Robinson gathered up a lovely bouquet of fabric to create this clever Fresh Cut Flowers wall quilt. You’ll find it finishes up quickly, as all the design elements … Continue reading

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Update…Tracee’s Project

FREE Tracee’s Project Quilting Patterns – click here. Oh boy! It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged over here in the McCall’s land. Things here at McCall’s Quilting Magazine have been nothing sort of BUSY! We’ve been working on the up … Continue reading

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