Author Archives: Carrie Sisk

Catherine Redford’s Machine Quilting Guide

When a really good book comes along offering excellent instruction on how to quilt your quilts, we want you to know about it. Modern Machine Quilting by Catherine Redford is one of those books—we give this one 5 stars! Not only is … Continue reading

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Murano: A Visit with Susan Emerson

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer, Susan Emerson. After earning degrees in Home Economics and FIDM Fashion Design, she’s spent over 25 years in the fabric industry, which includes designing quilts to promote fabric collections for Wilmington Prints and Wilmington Batiks. Susan’s new … Continue reading

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Stamp Pad: A Visit with Wendy Sheppard

Welcome back guest blogger, quilt designer, and author Wendy Sheppard. Wendy’s new quilt, Stamp Pad, features a clever block design is a modern interpretation of a postage stamp. The large block patches are great for showing off large prints in … Continue reading

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Travel Plans: A Visit with Abigail Dolinger

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer, Abigail Dolinger. Aby’s new quilt pattern, Travel Plans, uses an elongated version of the classic Trip Around the World quilt block. Her easy-to-piece table runner quilt pattern is refreshing. Whether you choose coordinating prints … Continue reading

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10 Days of Quilting & Textiles: Korea

Quilting has a history that spans the world. A culturally diverse art form, it has been approached in a variety of ways from different peoples across the globe. For those of us that appreciate and respect quilting for its history, … Continue reading

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Best Day Ever: A Visit with Kathryn Simel

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer, Kathryn Simel. Kathryn’s new wall quilt pattern, Best Day Ever, uses easy pieced alphabet blocks to make this quilt quick to assemble. It’s a lovely design and we’re proud to feature it in the McCall’s Quick … Continue reading

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Bow Tie Wreath: A Visit with Abigail Dolinger

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer, Abigail Dolinger. Aby’s new quilt pattern, Bow Tie Wreath, uses large quilt blocks and quick piecing techniques for the 9-Patch units in the quilt blocks. It’s a lovely design that comes together quickly! You’ll find … Continue reading

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Hot Toddy: A Visit with Patricia Bochey

Welcome guest blogger, quilt designer, and longarm quilter, Patricia Bochey. Pat’s new quilt pattern, Hot Toddy, uses small, easy-to-piece quilt blocks that come together to create a vibrant, welcoming table decoration for your holiday entertaining. It’s a stunning design! You’ll … Continue reading

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Winter Migration: A Visit with Sharon Parcel

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer, Sharon Parcel. Sharons’s new quilt pattern, Winter Migration, combines Flying Geese sashing strips and Martha Washington’s Star quilt blocks. It’s a stunning design! You’ll find this quilt in the McCall’s Quilting November/December 2016 issue. We’re happy to have Sharon here … 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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