Author Archives: Kathy

Quilt Design Wall Monday: We’re Trying New Things

Welcome back to Design Wall Monday!  The editors who make McCall’s Quilting,  Quilters Newsletter, and Quiltmaker magazines enjoyed their weekend stitching, and we hope you did too! Here’s what a few of our team members are working on in their home sewing … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Field of Flowers

It’s the height of summer here in the northern hemisphere, and fields of flowers are decorating the landscape everywhere. I saw one such field on my travels last weekend, and it brought to mind one of our outstanding free applique … Continue reading

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Midnight Reflection: A Visit with Janet Jo Smith

Welcome guest blogger, artist, attorney, and author Janet Jo Smith of DyeSmithy.com! Janet Jo’s new lap quilt pattern, Midnight Reflection, is in the September/October 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine. Read on and don’t miss Janet Jo’s hand-dyed fabric giveaway … Continue reading

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Quilt Design Wall Monday: Cute Mini Quilts and More

Welcome back to Design Wall Monday!  The editors who make McCall’s Quilting, Quilters Newsletter, and Quiltmaker magazines enjoyed their weekend stitching, and we hope you did too! Here’s what a few of our team members are working on in their home … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Cheddar Is Better

If you want an excuse to spend some quality time with your stash, grab one of our free scrap quilt patterns and start pulling fabric for your next project! I highly recommend the Cheddar Is Better quilt designed by Dana … Continue reading

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Two Step: 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 lap quilt pattern, Two Step, is in the September/October 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine. Read on and don’t miss the … Continue reading

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Quilt The Blues Quilt Challenge – It’s ON!

Whether it’s quilting shows, contests, exhibits, or challenges, entering a quilt for judging and public display is a rite of passage for many quilters. It takes a bit of confidence and usually more than a bit of determination. But for … Continue reading

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Quilt Design Wall Monday: In A Pickle!

Welcome back to Design Wall Monday!  Between vacations, business travel, and other obligations, the editors who make McCall’s Quilting, Quilters Newsletter, and Quiltmaker magazines didn’t get a chance to do much weekend stitching, which leaves us in a bit of a … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Pattern: Waterfall

This week’s Friday FREEbie was selected by editor Mary Kate Karr-Petras for the I Love This Quilt page of the September/October 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting, in large part due to it being one of our most popular jelly roll … Continue reading

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Carnival: A Visit with Sharon Denney Parcel

Welcome back guest blogger and quilt designer Sharon Denney Parcel of Yellow Cat Quilt Designs! Sharon‘s new lap quilt, Carnival, is on the cover of the September/October 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine and patterned inside. Read on, and don’t … Continue reading

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