Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quilting September/October 2013

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This brand new issue of McCall’s Quilting will motivate you to cozy up and get your quilting season started. Autumn is just around the corner, and many of us are finding inspiring new fall fabrics on display at our favorite quilt shops. If you’ve already succumbed to some tempting fall fabrics, or have some in your stash to work with, click the Maple Leaf block below for the free pattern from our online library of quilt block patterns for instant gratification!

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Cover 200px Hot Off the Press: McCalls Quilting September/October 2013Let’s take a peek inside this fresh new issue of McCall’s Quilting:

Classic quilt lovers will enjoy Marcie Patch’s scrappy Gosling-Go-Round, Sherri Bain Driver’s stash-busting pieced and appliquéd Bloomin’ Triangles, and Jo Beth Simons’ traditional Anvil Chorus. Personally, I’ve placed Gerri Robinson’s gorgeous, sophisticated Pinwheel Panache on my must-make list!

Pinwheel Panache 300px Hot Off the Press: McCalls Quilting September/October 2013Do you prefer quilts that trend more toward modern designs? Take a look at Lisa Bee-Wilson’s sparkling Mint Julep quilt, and Tracee Doran’s Pink Tulip version. And you won’t want to miss Susan Guzman’s fresh floral Modern Lattice and Stepanie Prescott’s high-energy Macchiato Medley lap quilts.

For a colorful treat, enjoy Holly Holderman’s Sew Sweet twin bed quilt design.

Sew Sweet 300px Hot Off the Press: McCalls Quilting September/October 2013We don’t anticipate you’ll be able to resist making your own version of one or all of Laura DeMarco and Rita Demarco’s charming home accent pieces in Autumn Ensemble, featuring a wall hanging, table runner and felted-wool pillow. For a touch of whimsy, lighten up your Thanksgiving décor with Kate Colleran and Elizabeth Balderamma’s wool appliquéd turkey in Hold the Gravy.

Autumn Ensemble 300px Hot Off the Press: McCalls Quilting September/October 2013If you enjoy take-along quilting projects, grab your favorite scraps and try hand-appliquéd hexagons on the go with designer Abigail Dolinger’s Garden Pavers quilt pattern, then join the hexies by machine for a fast finish. Our step-by-step photos and instructions show you how.

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Curious about “The Modern Quilting Movement”? Industry pro Luana Rubin attended The Modern Quilt Guild‘s first big show, QuiltCon, and shares what The Modern Quilting Movement is all about in this issue.

Are you sometimes so taken with a certain look of a quilt that you want to make the identical version made by the designer? We have a limited quantity of kits available in our Quilt and Sew Shop for a few quilts (Mint Julep, Pink Tulip and Modern Lattice) patterned in this issue, ready to ship to your door with a few clicks of your mouse! Each kit includes all the top-quality famous-manufacturer quilting fabric needed for the quilt top and binding, plus the McCall’s Quilting pattern.

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Be sure to stop by our website and enter to win a gorgeous fat quarter pack of  fabrics from the Wish You Were Here collection by Holly Taylor for Moda.

Contest 300px Hot Off the Press: McCalls Quilting September/October 2013You can find this issue of McCall’s Quilting at your local quilt shop or newsstand now, or click here to purchase the print or instant digital download edition from our online Quilt and Sew Shop.

Enter to win a copy of this issue! Click here to preview all the quilt patterns included in this issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine, then tell us which quilt pattern is your very favorite in the comments below; we’ll choose 4 random winners from the comments!

  1. Click here to see all the quilt patterns featured in this issue.
  2. Tell us your favorite quilt pattern in the comments below.

We’ll choose 4 random winners from comments below on Wednesday, August 7, 2013. Winners will be notified via email within 24 hours of selection.

Contest is over – congratulations to Sharon Dock, Jan Breslin, Jenniffer Howling and Barbara (“Autumn Ensemble is my favorite”). Please check your emails!

Wait…there’s even more! Click here for this issue’s FREE Web Bonuses!

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39 Responses to Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quilting September/October 2013

  1. Courtenay Hughes says:

    I love the Autumn Wall hanging- I am done with Summer and am so ready for fall!

  2. Darlene Thompson says:

    Sew Sweet, awesome quilt, would like to make this one…

  3. Lynn Merrow says:

    Sew Sweet, beautiful. Don’t know of any girl young or old that wouldn’t like it.

  4. Sue Monahan says:

    I love the Garden Pavers pattern.

  5. valerie csmith says:

    the pinwheels look so nice!

  6. lindawwww says:

    I love Pinwheel Panache.

  7. Ellen Ridsdale says:

    Love Pinwheel Pinache. Sew Sweet is a very close second

  8. Wendy says:

    It’s a toss up between Pinwheel and Sew Sweet! Love them both!

  9. brenda lohrman says:

    i love your magazine!

  10. Barbara says:

    Autumn Ensemble is my favorite.

  11. Meredith Miller says:

    While I do really like Autumn Ensemble, I think I’ve just fallen in love with the playfulness of Garden Pavers. Now I know what I should be saving my scraps for!

  12. Therese says:

    Garden Pavers! I have been saving cotton shirts, and this would work perfectly! Thanks for the giveaway!

  13. Sandy A in St. Louis says:

    I love Garden Pavers. The fabrics are wonderful and I have been wanting to make a quilt like this for some time now.

  14. Beth B says:

    I like Autumn Ensemble. Thanks for the chance to win.

  15. Darlene Krystal says:

    The Anvil Chorus and the Autumn Ensemble….combined to make the Autumn Anvil Quilt block…love them both….great issue….have a great quilting day…

  16. beury says:

    Love the pinwheel panache, definitely on my ‘make’ list!

  17. Sharon Hughson says:

    Sewweet is my fav. I’d like to make this for my DGD.

  18. Kate says:

    I am inspired by colors and entranced by Sew Sweet. Who wouldn’t be!

  19. Kathy Gendron says:

    I have a granddaughter who would love Sew Sweet. Pink and purple are her favorite colors.

  20. Jenniffer Howling says:

    I started with Sew Sweet. Those colors just captivate you and then I got to Gosling-Go-Round and now I don’t know which one.

  21. Jane Ritz says:

    I love the “So Sweet” twin pattern . This would look so pretty in my granddaughters room. Right now, I’d just love to quilt and make memories my family can keep. I know how much they mean. I have a quilt from my Granny. I just wish I could subscribed to the McCalls. It’s wonderful. Thanks for the chance. I appreciate the opportunity.

  22. Deborah Haynes says:

    Bloomin’ Triangles would be my first pick. So many exciting choices!

  23. Marsha says:

    Garden Pavers – I was just on a long train ride (we hit a bulldozer) and was wishing I had a hand quilting project with me. I need to start assembling some hand quilting projects for my next 50 hour train ride!

  24. Judy Beebe says:

    The Autumn Ensemble is my favorite. I love the rich, warm colors of Fall.

  25. Terri Ortlieb says:

    Garden Pavers … Love the idea of the scraps you can put in this quilt. No one the same and could sit reading for hours with this on my lap. Would never get tired of finding new hexagons. The colors are great together, they look so cozy!

  26. Linda Twitchell says:

    I love the Gosling Go Round. Flying geese are fun to make. And Sew Pink is pretty. I have a granddaughter that loves Pink. Thank you!

  27. Rina Mason says:

    My first choice is Pinwheel Panache but there are so many pretty ones that it’s hard to pick a favorite.

  28. Sharon Dock says:

    I love that sew sweet pattern the most hard to pick a favorite

  29. Mary Dean says:

    Sew Sweet.

  30. Robin says:

    I would love to make the Sew Sweet for my granddaughter. Thank you for the chance to win.

  31. Debbie Weishaar says:

    I really like the Patchwork Pennants: Modern Triangle Bed Quilt Pattern!

  32. Anita Bilen says:

    I love the Sew Sweet Quilt! It would be perfect for a girl’s room.

  33. Helen Malanchak says:

    I love the Garden Pavers quilt as well – perfect to use up all my modern fabric scraps. And I would also love to win the fat quarter set.

  34. Jan Breslin says:

    Autumn Ensemble is warm and rich, just in time for leaves to turn and sip hot cider sitting under such a beautiful wall hanging. The fat quarter stash from” The Wish You Were Here” Moda collection would make up perfectly.

  35. Karen Falk says:

    Pinwheel Panache. Love the pinwheels and stars!

  36. Jennifer says:

    I thought the Prairie Dance quilt was really striking! I’d love to make that quilt for the big wall space at the top of my staircase. Thanks for the chance to win!

  37. Rynetta Coetzee says:

    Love So Sweet. my granddaughter will love it too!

  38. Janice Hillman says:

    I like the pinwheel panache the best!

  39. Karrie Smith says:

    I like the He Loves Me quilt!

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