Monthly Archives: August 2017

I Love This Quilt!: Geese in My Kitchen, Part 2

Hi everyone! I finished piecing my “I Love This Quilt!” remake of Geese in My Kitchen and I want to share it with you, along with a couple of tips in case you want to make your own version. When … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Ghoulies & Ghosties Halloweeen Quilt

The Ghoulies & Ghosties Halloween Quilt is the perfect project to get a jump-start on autumn quilting. This delightful, cozy lap quilt pattern is a great project to make-ahead for Halloweeen…and it’s frightfully easy! We hope you enjoy this free … Continue reading

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Quilting While You Glamp

The Season’s Not Over. Grab your machine, fabric & pattern. Go GLAMPING! We’ve heard about a lot of quilters who don’t let a camping vacation stop them from quilting. They take it along! Deb McDonald, McCall’s Quilting Administrative Editor, is … Continue reading

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Workshop Wednesday: Wool Felt Applique

I don’t know what the temperature is where you live right now, but here in the Denver area school is back in session, which makes it official: Autumn Is Coming. And with autumn comes the return of Quilting Weather. Shorter, … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday: All Kinds of Quilt Samplers

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! Welcome to Tuesday! Everyone is busy around the office, ready to ramp up for fall: the end of summer vacations, finishing up outdoor projects and getting kids ready for school. Our editors worked on a couple … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Handsome Stars Backing Quilt

Have you ever made a quilted backing for your quilt? What a fun way to feature any of your favorite block! If you’re a fan of log cabin blocks, read on… In the September/October 2015 issue of McCall’s Quilting we ran … Continue reading

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Workshop Wednesday: Fast Triangle-Squares

Knowing different approaches to making triangle-squares (also called half-square triangle units) is one way to take you from being a beginning quilter to an intermediate one. Having a variety of techniques in your quilter’s toolbox allows you to look at … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday – Winter Quilts

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! Thanks for joining us! It seems like Winter was on the minds of a few editors this past weekend! I think the hot summer weather is making us think of cooler weather. Read on to see … Continue reading

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Sincerest Condolences: Fond Memories of a Quilter’s Companion

Sincerest Condolences: Fond Memories of a Quilter’s Companion shared by: Tricia Patterson Managing Editor, McCall’s Quilting, Quick Quilts and Quiltmaker We received a response to one of  one of our feature McQ&A questions from Barbara Harris of Magnolia, Texas. It … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Warm Fuzzies

Planning ahead for Christmas gift quilts? Don’t forget that adding plush fabrics to simple piecing can make for a textured-treat quilt for your favorite kid. This snuggle-friendly lap size quilt may be just what you’re looking for! Originally featured as … Continue reading

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