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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Oopsie Daisy Wall Quilt

Even the name of this week’s Friday FREEbie quilt pattern makes me smile! Oopsie Daisy by Erin Russek was originally patterned in the June/July 2014 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts, and it’s been a reader favorite wall quilt pattern ever … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quilting May/June 2015!

Patriotic, elegant, nostalgic, striking, exciting, classic, modern, summery, sweet, and just downright pretty…that’s a perfect description of the quilts featured in the May/June 2015 issue of McCall’s Quilting! These 15 original quilt patterns are sure to inspire many hours of … Continue reading

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Quilter of the Week: Meet Judy Eades!

In honor of National Craft Month and National Quilting Day, both falling in March, we’ve been highlighting a McCall’s Quilting/McCall’s Quick Quilts reader each week of the month. Quilters of the Week were randomly selected from the many letters and … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorials: Quilt Backing Ideas

Seldom do we have enough room in our magazines to show photos of the backs of the quilts we pattern. But many quilts that come through our offices have creative quilt backings, from simple to elaborate. Piecing quilt backing fabric … Continue reading

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Welcome to the America the Beautiful Quilt Along!

Sampler quilt patterns + quilting tutorials = quilting nirvana! And quilting nirvana is just where you’ll be when you join our new America the Beautiful Quilt Along debuting this Friday, March 27. America the Beautiful is one of our most-beloved … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Stars-a-Spin

The McCall’s Quilting editors pride ourselves on writing and publishing clear, complete, correct quilt patterns that help our readers achieve success in every project. But…every now and then…a mistake slips through the editing process and makes it into a published … Continue reading

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Quilter of the Week: Meet Jackie Walton!

In honor of National Craft Month and National Quilting Day, both falling in March, we are highlighting a McCall’s Quilting/McCall’s Quick Quilts reader each week of the month. Quilters of the Week were randomly selected from the many letters and … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorials: Flanged Quilt Binding by Machine

What if I told you there’s a way to add extra detail to a quilt binding PLUS complete it much faster than with the traditional technique? That there would be zero hand sewing, and the quilt binding would look beautiful … Continue reading

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The Paper-Pieced Home Blog Hop

Paper piecing quilt patterns are among the most asked-for patterns we publish. Foundation paper piecing isn’t in every quilter’s comfort zone, but for those who love it…well, they really, REALLY love it! That’s why I was thrilled to be invited … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Newborn Snuggler Baby Quilt

Simple and sweet baby quilt patterns are always in demand. So are fat quarter quilt patterns. So it made sense to me awhile back when I needed a fast newborn baby quilt for a shower to design one that made … Continue reading

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