Author Archives: Kathy

Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quick Quilts December/January 2015!

Handmade with love. What a special and touching thing to be able to write on a gift card. It’s one of the primary reasons quilters quilt…to give gifts made with love. And the December/January 2015 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts … Continue reading

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Did Halloween Sneak Up On You? Here’s Help!

Overheard from a breathless quilter at a recent guild meeting: “It seems like it was just Labor Day and I turned around and suddenly it was fall and now Halloween is right around the corner and I haven’t even started … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Pattern: Scrappy Pinwheel

Scrappy quilts are the best quilts, don’t you think? Every patch tells a story, and no two scrap quilts are ever alike, even when made from the same pattern. If you’d like to turn your scraps into a classic vintage … Continue reading

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Will We See You in Houston?

A pilgrimage to the International Quilt Festival held in Houston every fall is on many quilters’ bucket lists. Are you one of the lucky ones with plans to attend this year? Our new Content Director, Susan Guzman, will be there … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: American Dreamer

Here at McCall’s Quilting, we just can’t get enough red, white, and blue quilts. Every American home should have at least one, don’t you think? This week’s free quilt pattern was designed by Marcie Patch and it’s striking with its … Continue reading

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Five Days, Five HUNDRED+ Free Crafting Videos!

Quilters, I have such a special treat to tell you about today. From October 9 through 13, CraftDaily.com is having a risk-free trial period and you can watch any of their 500+ quilting and crafting videos entirely free. You read … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Tropical Breeze

This scrappy star quilt pattern is so pretty we’ve actually published it twice, in two different fabrications. It was designed by Toby Preston and first made in a vivid, bright colorway, and remade by Tricia Camp 8 years later in … Continue reading

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Your Fabric Stash: Show It Some Love!

I bet you love your fabric collection as much as I do mine, and that’s a whole lotta love. A recent cross-country move gave me more than ample proof that my stash is one of my most prized possessions, from … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Scout Banners

For many families, back to school also means back to Scouting. Whether your favorite Scout is a cute little Daisy or a manly Eagle Scout, one of these banners is just the thing they need for displaying all those badges … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quilting November/December 2014!

Get ready for the holiday quilting season with the November/December 2014 issue of McCall’s Quilting! This issue is packed with Christmas and winter quilt patterns, a spring preview quilt, and wonderful all-season designs for quilting any time of year. There … Continue reading

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