Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quilting March/April 2014

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Welcome, spring!

Well, perhaps it’s not quite spring yet, but our newest issue of McCall’s Quilting will certainly help soothe any upcoming symptoms of spring fever!

Cover 200px Hot Off the Press: McCalls Quilting March/April 2014Sarah Maxwell and Dolores Smith’s Gentle Dawn bed quilt pattern shown in the background of the cover is like a fresh spring breeze, and perfect for a wedding quilt or bedroom redecorating project.

Gentle Dawn 300px Hot Off the Press: McCalls Quilting March/April 2014Create your own early blossoms as you stitch up Erin Russek’s lovely Rose of Erin floral appliqué throw quilt pattern.

Rose of Erin 300px Hot Off the Press: McCalls Quilting March/April 2014Looking for a fun smaller project? Gather up some new charm squares from your local quilt shop or scraps from your stash and make a few of my Les Biscornus pincushions. Step-by-step photos will show you how to make them from start to finish. With the Hourglass version, you’ll have enough scraps left over to make 3 more for quilting friends—try different buttons to make each one unique!

Les Biscornus 300px Hot Off the Press: McCalls Quilting March/April 2014The cheery April in Paris lap quilt pattern by Rebecca LoGiudice will chase the rain away with sweet “parapluies” (umbrellas)! Rebecca used some of the scraps left over to design yet another cutie, Piccadilly Square—click here to download it now as a FREE Web Bonus.

April in Paris 300px Hot Off the Press: McCalls Quilting March/April 2014 In Sherri Bain Driver’s regular feature, Layer, Baste, Quilt, she shares how she used the Baby Lock Sashiko machine to finish her Home on the Range lap quilt.

Home on the Range 300px Hot Off the Press: McCalls Quilting March/April 2014You’ll find dramatic new quilt patterns by designers Jinny Beyer (Lapis & Jade bed quilt pattern with jewel-toned batiks), John Kubiniec (Sound Check, a modern, Amish-inspired bed quilt pattern), and Aby Dolinger (Prism, a stunning, fast and easy home dec wall quilt pattern).

Lapis Jade 300px Hot Off the Press: McCalls Quilting March/April 2014Lovers of traditional quilts will delight in Big Sky Blues by Maria Umhey—foundation paper piecing of the enduring Snail’s Trail Block ensures accurate results every time. (Click here for our free foundation piecing primer.) English Garden by Linda Hahn will transport you to a well-tended formal garden—click here for limited edition kit. Lynn Lister’s beautiful series scrap quilt pattern, Peace Cottage, continues with part 2 of 3.

English Garden 300px Hot Off the Press: McCalls Quilting March/April 2014Is it a girl or a boy? You’ll have kisses and hugs at the ready either way with two colorway options in Tonya Alexander’s XO Baby! quilt pattern.

XO Baby 300px Hot Off the Press: McCalls Quilting March/April 2014Click here to preview every quilt pattern in the March/April issue of McCall’s Quilting. Limited edition kits are available for a few patterns in this issue; click here, and shop early to avoid disappointment!

This issue is available on newsstands now, or may be purchased in print or instant digital download format at our Quilt and Sew Shop—click here.

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

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6 Responses to Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quilting March/April 2014

  1. Robyn says:

    I am trying to lean how to quilt. I would like to know if their is an easy book I can follow. Or a web site I can join. I did sign up for a class its starts in March. I also have all kind of quilting tools .I am looking forward to start quilting.

    Thank You Robyn

  2. Sandie Holden says:

    I did a new subscription on line 2 month ago.. I have not received a magazine yet..
    Sandie

  3. Valerie says:

    Hi Sandie, Please find contact information for Subscriber Services at the following link: http://www.mccallsquilting.com/subscriber_services.html. Thanks!

  4. Valerie says:

    Hi Robyn, Welcome to the world of quilting! I recommend you start with our free lessons, which may be found on the LESSONS tab at McCallsQuilting.com. I also recommend the free videos on the VIDEOS tab, and you might particularly enjoy the free Make It Your Way! quilt along that has just begun at McCallsQuilting.com/MakeItYourWay

  5. Eileen Philpott says:

    I signed for a subscription to McCalls Quilting Magazine in early January ~ you acknowledged on 7th January – but I still have not received anything. I see that the latest issue is in progress of being sent – will I receive one this time???
    Eileen

  6. Valerie says:

    Hi Eileen, Please contact Subscriber Services for information regarding your subscription: http://www.mccallsquilting.com/subscriber_services.html Thanks!

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