Do you think it could even be possible that the staff of McCall’s Quilting actually loves quilting as much as you do? When you discover all of the patterns and inspiration packed within the pages of this issue, and explore our overflow of ideas and projects online, you just might begin to believe it!You may have noticed that inspirations from retro and vintage quilts are all the rage. If you’re finding yourself on this bandwagon, you’ll naturally be drawn to Strut Your Stuff, a colorful fruit and veggie quilt with a striking retro rooster. And be sure to sneak a peek at Urban Tones, or click here to download the FREE vintage Baby Bubbles quilt pattern that inspired it.
For many of us, traditional quilts will ever-warm our hearts and homes. Take a look at Atlantic Waves, featuring a sophisticated color palette and intriguing nautical prints. Or find your opportunity to showcase spectacular quilting in Star Crossed (just one of eight star quilt patterns in this issue). Our 2014 series quilt wraps up with Part 3; it’s time to finish Peace Cottage! Love Civil War repros? Click here for a preview of the sparkling Amethyst bed quilt pattern.
Clever, clever! How do you use an easy technique to make this striking bed quilt…
from this beautiful fabric print? We show you how with step-by-step photos in the Cerulean Dreams bed size quilt pattern. Purchase the limited edition quilt kit from our Quilt and Sew Shop here. And be sure to click here and enter our contest—we’re giving away two fat quarter bundles of the entire Meridian fabric collection! Contest dates are April 1 through May 31; winners will be chosen in a random drawing on June 2, 2014.
Try something new…we show you a technique to make Easy Framed Quilt Art using your own quilted pieces. Want to make yours just like the ones shown below? Act fast and click here…we have a limited supply of kits available for purchase in our Quilt and Sew Shop.
Whatever this spring holds for you, whether it’s a bit of travel, or enjoying the simple pleasures of sitting on your patio and enjoying some sunshine, tuck this issue into your tote and take it along…you’ll want to pore over every page.
Click here to preview every quilt pattern in the May/June 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!
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