Author Archives: Kathy

I’m Blue for You: A Visit with Wendy Sheppard

Welcome back guest blogger, quilt designer, and author Wendy Sheppard of Ivory Spring! Wendy‘s new lap quilt pattern, I’m Blue For You, is in the February/March 2017 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts.  Hello to all McCall’s Quilting blog readers! My quilt I’m Blue For You starts with … Continue reading

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Seaside Steps: A Visit with Jen Shaffer

Welcome back guest blogger and quilt designer  Jen Shaffer of Patterns by Jen! Jen’s large lap quilt, Seaside Steps, is patterned in the February/March 2017 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts magazine. Read on as Jen discusses using the Seaside Steps quilt pattern to make a gift for a high school … Continue reading

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Ring Around the Toesies: 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 bed runner quilt pattern, Ring Around the Toesies, is in the February/March 2017 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts magazine.  Hi everyone! Kate Colleran here from Seams Like a Dream … Continue reading

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Hot Off The Press: McCall’s Quick Quilts February/March 2017!

Color, value, and scale – these three qualities contribute so much to the success of any quilt design. And the 12 beautiful quilts in the new February/March 2017 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts are a wonderful study in all three factors. Seldom … Continue reading

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Baby Blooms: A Visit with Emily Bailey

Welcome guest blogger, quilting teacher, and quilt designer Emily Bailey of AuntEmsQuilts and EmsScrapBag! Emily‘s new lap quilt pattern, Baby Blooms, is in the January/February 2017 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine.  I am blessed to still have my grandma in my life. She says she … Continue reading

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Strip Quilt Ideas With Gudrun Erla

By Abigail Dolinger Hello Quilters! Have you been itching to take a Craft University online class? I recently completed the “Stripology” class by Gudrun Erla, and I’d like to tell you about it. If you’re intrigued with strip-piecing and quick piecing techniques, you are … Continue reading

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Scrap Baskets: A Visit with Lynn Roddy Brown

Welcome guest blogger, quilting teacher, and scrap quilter extraordinaire Lynn Roddy Brown! Lynn‘s new full size quilt pattern, Scrap Baskets, is in the January/February 2017 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine.  I have been making scrap quilts for about twenty-five years.  I love them because they … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Over the Meadow Quilt Along!

Are you making plans for quilting in 2017? It’s just about that time! And we have a wonderful new year-long project to recommend to you – our Over the Meadow and Through the Year Block of the Month Quilt Along. That’s … Continue reading

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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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