Monthly Archives: February 2017

Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Buds ‘n Bow Ties

Stitch a lovely vintage-inspired lap quilt with this week’s Friday FREE quilt pattern: Buds ‘n Bow Ties designed by Toby Preston. The Bow Tie Blocks are super easy to piece, and folded flower buds and a bow in the outer … Continue reading

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Jack in the Blocks: A Visit with Colleen Hall-Patton

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer Colleen Hall-Patton! Colleen‘s quilt Jack in the Blocks is featured in the March/April 2017 issue of McCall’s Quilting. You can see more of Colleen’s work on her Facebook page. Read on, and don’t miss the giveaway at the bottom of the post! … Continue reading

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Hot Off The Press: McCall’s Quick Quilts April/May 2017

What has 13 fresh, fast quilt patterns, 2 step-by-step photo tutorials of fun quilting skills, pictures of 5 fabulous reader quilts, and lots of color options, quilting details, and more? The April/May 2017 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts, of course! This … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: It’s Teal

This week’s Friday free quilt pattern is a lovely baby quilt named It’s Teal. McCall’s acquisitions editor Lori Baker adapted the design from the Star Light, Star Bright quilt designed by Cindy LeBaron for the April/May 2017 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts. The … Continue reading

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Full Bloom: A Visit with Allison Jensen

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer Allison Jensen of Woodberry Way. Alli‘s quilt Full Bloom is featured in the March/April 2017 issue of McCall’s Quilting.    Hello! I’m Alli Jensen, the quilt maker behind Woodberry Way, and today I’m happy to be sharing about Full … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Full Bloom

Springtime is just around the corner, and this week’s Friday FREE quilt pattern is a lovely spring-inspired design! Adapted from the Full Bloom lap quilt designed by Allison Jensen in our March/April 2017 issue, this version is the perfect size for a twin-size bed. … Continue reading

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White Nights: A Visit with Rachel Hayes

Welcome back guest blogger and quilt designer Rachel Hayes. Rachel’s quilt White Nights is featured in the March/April 2017 issue of McCall’s Quilting. Read on and don’t miss Rachel’s giveaway at the bottom of the page!   Hello! I am Rachel M. Hayes and am happy to be … Continue reading

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Quilt The Blues Challenge Winners Revealed!

When the Quilt the Blues challenge was announced in the summer of 2016 (see our blog post here), we had no idea what kinds of quilts people would come up with using the packs of preselected blue fabrics. Entrants were … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: To Have and to Hold

If you’re looking for a gorgeous wedding quilt pattern that’s faster to make than a traditional Double Wedding Ring, look no further than this week’s Friday FREE quilt pattern. To Have and To Hold was designed by Kathy Patterson, with help … Continue reading

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Daisy Fields: A Visit with Kathy Sawyer

Welcome guest blogger, teacher, and quilt designer Kathy Sawyer! Kathy’s beautiful queen size quilt, Daisy Fields, is patterned in the March/April 2017 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine. Hello McCall’s Blog Readers, It’s such a joy for me to communicate with you all … Continue reading

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