Author Archives: Kathy

Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Gelato

With temperatures rising in the northern hemisphere, many of us are looking for patterns for summery queen size quilts. This week’s Friday FREEbie not only fits that bill, it’s also perfect if you’re looking for jelly roll quilt patterns! Let’s … Continue reading

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Land of Liberty: A Visit with Thelma Forrest

Welcome guest blogger, quilt designer, and teacher Thelma Forrest! Thelma’s quilted table runner pattern, Land of Liberty, is featured in the July/August 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting. Read on and don’t miss the trivia contest at the bottom of the page, … Continue reading

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Best New Quilting Tutorials – June 2016

It’s time again to sort through all the new video offerings at QNNtv.com and highlight the best of the best quilting tutorials for you! With two levels of membership, one free and one premium with extra content available, ANYONE can … Continue reading

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Quilt Design Wall Monday: Finish Lines, Baby Quilts, and Fancy Stitching

Welcome back to Design Wall Monday!  The editors and artists who make McCall’s Quilting, Quilters Newsletter, and Quiltmaker magazines spent time on some fun quilting projects this past weekend. Here’s what a few of our team members are working on right … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Whiskey and Old Lace

Traditional quilt patterns never seem to go out of style. Although modern quilters may give them facelifts with fresh fabrics, unusual layouts, or unique quilting, there’s something classically elegant about block-based patchwork that draws the eye and comforts the soul. … Continue reading

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Molly’s Sampler: 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 pattern, Molly’s Sampler, is in the July/August 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine. Read on, and don’t miss Sharon’s fabric giveaway … Continue reading

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Quilt Design Wall Tuesday: Spiderwebs, Mini Quilts, and More

Welcome back to Design Wall Monday Tuesday!  The three-day weekend gave some of the editors who make McCall’s Quilting, Quilters Newsletter, and Quiltmaker magazines extra time for quilting. Here’s what a few of our team members are working on right now: … Continue reading

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Local Quilting Shows Are AWESOME!

If you’re looking for a big dose of creative inspiration this summer, check out a local quilting show. My local quilting group, the York (PA) Quilters’ Guild, hosted their biannual show last weekend, and I got such a boost to … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Hometown USA

As we begin Memorial Day weekend, the classic red, white, and blue color scheme is popping up everywhere. Yes, even in red, white, and blue quilts! Free patriotic quilt patterns are among our most popular offerings, so I know you’ll … Continue reading

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Rocket’s Red Glare: A Visit with Abigail Dolinger

Welcome back guest blogger, quilt designer, and teacher Abigail Dolinger of AbyQuilts! Aby’s Quilt of Valor pattern, Rocket’s Red Glare, is on the cover of the July/August 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine.  The inspiration for Rockets Red Glare came from … Continue reading

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