Author Archives: Kathy

Sweet April: A Visit with Marija Vujcic

Welcome guest blogger, quilt designer, and quilting teacher Marija Vujcic! Marija‘s new large throw quilt pattern, Sweet April, is in the January/February 2017 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine. Read on and don’t miss the super prize giveaway at the bottom of the article! Hi everyone, … Continue reading

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Winter Sunset: A Visit with Kate Colleran

Welcome back guest blogger, quilt designer, and author Kate Colleran of Seams Like a Dream Quilt Designs! Kate’s new large throw quilt pattern, Winter Sunset, is on the cover of the January/February 2017 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine. Read on and don’t miss the fabric giveaway at the … Continue reading

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Hot Off The Press: McCall’s Quilting January/February 2017!

Are you ready to start planning your post-holiday quilting season? The January/February 2017 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine is here and ready to help! That cover is sure to lift your spirits. Our “cover girl” quilt is Winter Sunset by … Continue reading

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We’ve Got a Bingo: A Visit with Jessie Kurtz

Welcome back guest blogger and quilt designer, Jessie Kurtz of Harding Hill Designs. Jessie’s new queen size quilt pattern, We’ve Got a Bingo, uses easy strip piecing to make a complex-looking design in no time. It’s an exciting quilt and … Continue reading

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Kansas Troubles Quilt Block – Cool Construction Trick

The Block Builders Workshop page in the January/February 2017 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine has the coolest pattern for the classic Kansas Troubles quilt block that I’ve ever seen! This classic block has quite a bit of piecing, and in traditional … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Glorieta Quilt Along!

When McCall’s Quilting magazine readers first saw the Glorieta quilt designed by Sarah Maxwell and Dolores Smith of Homestead Hearth (left), it was love at first sight. This beautiful queen/king medallion design, originally published as a series quilt pattern in … Continue reading

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Seasons Change

Fellow quilters, it is with very mixed feelings that I tell you that today is my final day of employment with McCall’s Quilting and its parent company F+W. My 12+ years with McCall’s have been some of the best of … Continue reading

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Quilt Design Wall Monday: Can You Solve The Mystery?

Welcome back to Design Wall Monday!  The editors who make McCall’s Quilting,  Quilters Newsletter, 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 … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Cherry Jubilee

Log cabin quilts are among the most beloved of all designs and styles. The versatile Log Cabin quilt block can be set in so many interesting ways and it plays so well with other design elements! Case in point…one of … Continue reading

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Mountain Pass: A Visit with Marlene Oddie

Welcome guest blogger, quilt designer, and author Marlene Oddie of KISSed Quilts! Marlene’s new wall quilt pattern, Mountain Pass, is in the October/November 2016 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts magazine. Read on and don’t miss Marlene’s quilt pattern giveaway at … Continue reading

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