Author Archives: Kathy

I Love This Quilt! Nuts and Bolts – Part Two

Gigi’s pick for the I Love This Quilt! page, Nuts & Bolts by Sandy Klop, appears in the January/February 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting. Download the Nuts & Bolts free lap quilt pattern here. Read Part One of Gigi’s Nuts … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Bursting Star

When McCall’s Quilting associate editor Diane Harris was asked to come up with a quilt she loved from our archives for the I Love This Quilt! page of the March/April 2016 issue, she knew exactly the pattern she wanted to … Continue reading

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Tapestry: A Visit with Gerri Robinson

Welcome back guest blogger, quilt and fabric designer, and author Gerri Robinson of Planted Seed Designs! Gerri’s new quilt, Tapestry, is patterned in the February/March 2016 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts. Read on and don’t miss Gerri’s awesome giveaway contest … Continue reading

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Top Ten Valentine Quilts and Projects

What’s the next major decorating holiday on the calendar? Why, Valentine’s Day, of course! And we have loads of free Valentine quilt patterns and other projects to inspire your decorating and gift giving plans. We’ve also got digital patterns to … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Honeycomb

Many members of our quilting community have a special fondness for vintage quilts. We also know many of you treasure good scrap quilt patterns. So, what could be better than an antique quilt pattern perfect for scrap quilting? Check out … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Square: A Visit with Rachel Hayes

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer Rachel Hayes! Rachel’s quilt Edinburgh Square is featured in the February/March 2016 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts. Hi Quilters! I’m Rachel Hayes and am happy McCall’s Quick Quilts invited me as a guest blogger … Continue reading

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Block of the Month Quilts You’ll Love and More!

I am firm believer in Block of the Month (BOM) quilts. I’d love to conduct a scientific study to see if what I believe is true – that these carefully planned and paced quilt making adventures make it to the … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Tales of Ireland

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope your holiday season has been full of family, friends, and fun. It may be that you’ve been on a bit of a quilting hiatus due to all the holiday festivities, so if you’re ready … Continue reading

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Whoo’s the Cutest? A Visit with Michele Scott

Welcome back guest blogger, author, quilting teacher, and quilt and fabric designer Michele Scott of The Pieceful Quilter! Michele‘s kids’ quilt Whoo’s the Cutest? is featured in the February/March 2016 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts. Read on and don’t miss … Continue reading

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Vintage Quilt Patterns – FREE!

Antique quilts thrill us with their quality workmanship, gorgeous fabrics, and intriguing stories, but purchasing one in good shape can cost a small fortune. What if you could make an antique-look quilt of your very own for a fraction of … Continue reading

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