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No More UFOs with Block of the Month Quilts!

There’s something about block of the month quilts that’s just so appealing. Maybe it’s that box of new materials that comes in the mail each month that’s exhilarating. Fresh fabric certainly is addicting. Plus, shorter stints at the sewing machine for each … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday: Free Motion Quilting

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! Thank you for joining us to see what some of our editors from McCall’s Quilting and Quiltmaker are quilting this week. Get a peek at design wall inspiration, upcoming Quick Quilts and free motion settings. … Continue reading

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Village Square: A Visit with Wendy Sheppard

Welcome back guest blogger, quilt designer, and author Wendy Sheppard. Wendy’s new quilt, Village Square, combines piecing and applique to make a warm and wonderful queen-size quilt. The kit includes 15 different fabrics from the Hamilton collection by Williamsburg for Windham … Continue reading

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Double Dutch: A Visit with Jo Kramer

Welcome guest blogger, quilt designer, and blogger in her own right, Jo Kramer. Jo’s new quilt, Double Dutch, is a medallion-style, bed-size quilt. This quilt is the perfect example of very simple sewing creating a complex, interesting composition. The units are … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday: Flying Geese with Stripes and More

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! The editors who make McCall’s Quilting and Quiltmaker magazines did some fun stitching this weekend, and we hope you did, too. Here’s what a few of our team members are working on in their home sewing spaces: From Content Director Carolyn … Continue reading

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County Fair: A Visit with Wendy Sheppard

Welcome back guest blogger, quilt designer, and author Wendy Sheppard. Wendy’s new quilt, County Fair, is a one-block design full of life and movement, an effect of the multiple colorways used. Try mixing batiks and prints, as Wendy did, to create … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday: Fixin’ to Get Ready

Welcome back to Design Wall Tuesday! The editors who make McCall’s Quilting and Quiltmaker magazines did some fun stitching this weekend, and we hope you did, too. Here’s what a few of our team members are working on in their home sewing spaces: From … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday: Holiday Quilts & Creative Sewing

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! The editors who make McCall’s Quilting and Quiltmaker magazines have had so much fun sharing our sewing with you over the years, that we decided to bring back our weekly Design Wall write-up. Each Tuesday, be sure to stop … 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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