Author Archives: Kathy

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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Quilt Design Wall Monday: It’s Beginning to Look A Little Like Christmas!

Welcome back to Design Wall Monday!  The editors who make McCall’s Quilting,  Quilters Newsletter, and Quiltmaker magazines work far ahead on their projects, and this weekend that meant some holiday stitching! Here’s what a few of our team members are working on … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Almost Amish Star Blossoms

As a Pennsylvania native, Amish quilts have a special place in my heart. I have many happy memories of seeing Amish quilts hung out on clotheslines, visiting Amish fabric shops, and standing in jaw-dropping awe at Amish bed-turnings, watching quilt … Continue reading

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Color the Boxes: A Visit with Jessie Kurtz

Welcome guest blogger, teacher, and author Jessie Kurtz of Harding Hill Designs! Jessie’s new lap quilt pattern, Color the Boxes, is in the October/November 2016 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts magazine. Read on and don’t miss Jessie’s quilting book giveaway … Continue reading

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Irish Quilt Patterns – FREE!

Every quilt has a story, and the Tales of Ireland free Irish quilt pattern has a saga that’s very special to us here at McCall’s Quilting. When Laura Stone Roberts, one of our editors, discovered she would be going along … Continue reading

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Hot Off The Press: McCall’s Quick Quilts October/November 2016!

The October/November 2016 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts makes creating a custom quilt even easier than ever before! The 13 fast quilt patterns inside this magazine are designed with a need for speed in mind, many featuring precut fabric packs … Continue reading

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