Monthly Archives: June 2013

Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Hometown Tradition Red White & Blue Quilt Pattern

  Beginning to feel the excitement and anticipation of the upcoming holiday, today I have a free red white and blue quilt pattern to help us all get in the spirit for Independence Day. My family usually celebrates the 4th … Continue reading

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Accent on Amish Quilt Along/Lesson 5

Episode 5 of the Accent on Amish Quilt Along video series is out, and we’re excited to share it with you! This is the fifth of our nine-lesson series that takes you step-by-step through the entire quiltmaking process, from cutting … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quick Quilts August/September 2013

The August/September 2013 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts just arrived, and it’s filled with so many fun patterns for appliqué, modern pieced quilts, and traditional quilt designs. Having recently returned from the Spring 2013 International Quilt Market in Portland, our editorial team … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Caribbean Sunset Island Batik Bed Quilt Pattern

Break out your batik stash or head for your nearest quilt shop…it’s time for a tropical batik quilt! Gather up some cool blues, aquas, lavenders and greens, add an assortment of warm island sun colors, and you’ll be ready to … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Pineapple Wall Hanging Quilt Pattern

How about a little appliqué this week? Lately I’ve been drawn to soft tones of yellows and golds in quilting fabrics, so I was delighted to find this classic pineapple pattern buried in our archives – a perfect opportunity to … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Zippy Strippy Lap Quilt Pattern

With Father’s Day around the corner (June 16, 2013), are you up for a mad dash to the finish to make him a new quilt? I know it can be challenging to not only find a pattern suitable for men, … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quilting July/August 2013

I’m so pleased to present our July/August 2013 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine, packed with 15 new summer-treat quilt patterns! Take a few minutes and join me for a preview of the quilting delights that await you in this issue … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: Fabric Value As a Quilt Design Element

Welcome back to our Tuesday Tutorial – I’m so glad you could join us again! The last couple of tutorials have been focused on technical quilting skills, so today we’ll relax and absorb a helpful lesson on the value of … Continue reading

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