Author Archives: Ellie

I Love This Quilt -Designing My Sunny Days

As do most graphic designers in publishing I work in Adobe Illustrator. It’s a handy tool for quilt designing. Actually it’s a powerful tool that can do just about anything, especially when paired with Photoshop and Indesign. To me, designing … Continue reading

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I Love This Quilt! Sunny Days

Hi! Ellie Brown here, doing first blog followup on our new feature in the Jan/Feb issue of McCall’s Quilting called I Love This Quilt! As Art Director at McCall’s Quilting, I love working the photography and then the layouts of … Continue reading

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Ria graduates

                  My youngest sister, Maria Moss, graduated Summa Cum Laude from Metropolitan State College with her Bachelor of Science in Human Services this weekend. Family gathering later in the day with good … Continue reading

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Eva’s quilt is finished at last

and Eva is quite pleased with the results. Thanks to Barbara Shie for the machine quilting.

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Grano & Eva make a first quilt top

Grandaughter weekend and Eva (aged 7) and I decided we wanted to quilt. Lots of fun and we both worked hard. Eva learned to use the sewing machine. She concentrated hard on that quarter inch seam. She loved pulling out … Continue reading

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Bring your mom to photoshoot day

You may have noticed a lovely model for the pattern “A Gift for Mom” in our March/April issue of McCall’s Quilting (page 85). Well, this lovely lady is actually my mom. She was our guest model and was very cooperative. … Continue reading

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