Monthly Archives: September 2016

Friday Free Quilt Patterns: A String of Cheer

Deck the halls with this week’s Friday FREE pattern: an adorable quilt-themed holiday banner! Designed by our managing editor Paula Stoddard, A String of Cheer features a collection of bitty quilt block tree and house ornaments. It’s a great way … Continue reading

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Pineapple Patch: A Visit with Deanne Eisenman

Welcome guest blogger, quilt designer, and author, Deanne Eisenman. Deanne’s new lap quilt pattern, Pineapple Patch, combines piecing, appliqué, and Civil War reproduction prints to create a quilt with style. You’ll find this quilt in the McCall’s Quilting November/December 2016 issue. We’re happy to … Continue reading

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“A New Spin on Drunkard’s Path” Blog Tour

Welcome to Day 3 of the blog tour for John Kubiniec’s book A New Spin on Drunkard’s Path from C&T! John has been a regular contributor to McCall’s for the past few years and we’re happy to help him celebrate the release … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Pattern: Kinabalu

This week’s Friday FREEbie, Kinabalu, was selected by associate editor Gigi Khalsa for our I Love This Quilt page in the new Nov/Dec 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting. Designed by Jinny Beyer, this design lends itself well to experimentation. And just like the Malaysian mountain … Continue reading

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Gift Baskets: A Visit with Jennifer Thomas

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer, Jennifer Thomas. Jennifer’s new quilt pattern, Gift Baskets, is a spin on the classic basket design, surrounded by a pieced border and appliquéd vines and flowers. Red quilts are fun, but why not make it a … Continue reading

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20 Halloween Quilt Patterns

Halloween is just around the corner! If you’re looking for some fun seasonal quilt patterns, McCall’s Quilting has you covered. We gathered together 20 of our all-time favorite Halloween-friendly projects in one place for you on our website — there … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Gather ‘Round

Gather ’round, quilting friends: you aren’t going to want to miss this week’s Friday FREEbie! This fun and festive Gather ‘Round ensemble includes a coordinating table runner, placemats and napkins. It’s cute and quick to make, and you’ll love displaying … Continue reading

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Hot Off The Press: McCall’s Quilting November/December 2016!

Hot off the press - it’s the McCall’s Quilting November/December 2016 issue! This is a fun one as we step into the chillier seasons and get ready for the holidays. It’s a busy time for quilters and, with outstanding quilt patterns and projects to … Continue reading

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I Love This Quilt! Kinabalu

Do you love this quilt too? Jinny Beyer’s design uses value, color and print in such an interesting way to make a unique quilt full of movement. I was curious to see how I could interpret this pattern in my … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Holly and Ivy (Sky Garden)

Happy Friday, quilters! Your Friday FREEbie pattern this week is a beautiful baby quilt that was adapted from the Holly and Ivy quilt featured in our new November/December 2016 issue of McCalls. Designed by Melanie Greseth and Joanie Holton of … Continue reading

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