Monthly Archives: September 2015

How To Make Your Quilting Blog Or Facebook Post ROCK

Quilters are communicators. We love to share messages, whether with our quilts or with our words. Back in the day, we might have hand-written letters to family and friends about our latest quilts and what they meant to us. In … Continue reading

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Santa’s Mailbag: A Visit with Kate Colleran

Welcome back guest blogger, quilt designer, and author Kate Colleran of Seams Like a Dream Quilt Designs! Kate’s new quilt, Santa’s Mailbag, is patterned in the November/December 2015 issue of McCall’s Quilting. Read on and don’t miss the fabric giveaway … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Painted Desert

Patchwork designs featuring Kaffe Fassett fabrics have been the delight of quilters around the globe for many years. The intense colors, dramatic motifs, and unbridled liveliness of Kaffe’s work are super inspiring and immediately recognizable. So when McCall’s Quilting associate … Continue reading

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Snow and Shadows: A Visit with Sharon Holland

It’s great to welcome back guest blogger,  fabric and quilt designer Sharon Holland of Sharon Holland Designs! Sharon’s easy, modern Snow & Shadows quilt is featured in the November/December 2015 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine. Today Sharon has a napkin … Continue reading

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Hot Off The Press: McCall’s Quilting November/December 2015!

Holiday quilting is beginning in earnest (just the thought of Christmas quilts makes me all warm inside!), and the November/December 2015 issue of McCall’s Quilting is here to inspire lots of memorable gifts and home dec projects! The 15 festive … Continue reading

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I Love This Quilt! Saddle Tramp

  Sherri’s pick for the I Love This Quilt! page, Saddle Tramp by Marcie Patch, appears in the November/December 2015 issue of McCall’s Quilting. Download the free scrappy Saddle Tramp quilt pattern here, and read on about Sherri’s adaptation of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Country Style Quilting

Country Style Quilting: 14 Stunning Patchwork Quilts and Gifts By Lynette Anderson David & Charles/F+W; $24.99  On sale! $18.49     Lynette’s signature mix of pretty patchwork and sweet embroidery makes the country quilts in her new book irresistible to … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Woolen Welcome

This week’s Friday Freebie is a unique and very versatile design from among our collection of  free queen size quilt patterns. Deidre Bond-Able of Quilted Crow Girls Designs made the original Woolen Welcome as a 27″ square wall hanging, featuring … Continue reading

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Christmas Morning: A Visit with Sarah Maxwell

Meet guest blogger, quilt shop owner, and quilt and fabric designer Sarah Maxwell of Homestead Hearth! Sarah’s newest project is designing patterns and fabric under the “Designs by Sarah J” brand for Marcus Fabrics. Sarah and her partner Dolores Smith … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: Adding A Quilt Hanging Sleeve

Between working on Christmas quilts and getting quilts ready to hang in fall quilt shows, I know a lot of you are making plans to add hanging sleeves to new quilts. This week’s Tuesday Tutorial is a refresher course on … Continue reading

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