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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Scout Banners

For many families, back to school also means back to Scouting. Whether your favorite Scout is a cute little Daisy or a manly Eagle Scout, one of these banners is just the thing they need for displaying all those badges … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quilting November/December 2014!

Get ready for the holiday quilting season with the November/December 2014 issue of McCall’s Quilting! This issue is packed with Christmas and winter quilt patterns, a spring preview quilt, and wonderful all-season designs for quilting any time of year. There … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Log Cabin Baby

Quilters LOVE log cabin quilt patterns, and this cute example is perfect for that special child in your life. Just 12 blocks are all you need to create this Fields and Furrows log cabin setting featuring center squares fussy-cut from … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Toddle Time

Having just met my grand-niece Cecily for the first time this week, I’ve got a serious case of baby love going on. To celebrate all things baby, let’s make this week’s Friday FREEbie a pattern for this darling baby quilt … Continue reading

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Quilts of Honor Needs Your Help

Our guest blogger today is Kate Dorsey of Quilts of Honor, an organization that supports veterans and active duty members of the military by making and distributing quilts for the wounded and those who have served multiple tours of duty. … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Road to Lampasas

This week I have antique quilts on the brain thanks to the release of our newsstand-only special magazine, Heritage Quilts Made Modern. So in keeping with the vintage quilt theme, here is this week’s Friday Free Quilt Pattern, Road to … Continue reading

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Four Days of TOTALLY FREE Quilting and Craft Videos!

Many quilters are also life-long crafters. Whether it’s knitting or crochet, scrapbooking, garment or home dec sewing, or even spinning or weaving, dabbling in more than one craft boosts our creativity and keeps us making beautiful things even when the … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: Heritage Quilts Made Modern!

Antique quilts are a special passion among the McCall’s Quilting staff, so Heritage Quilts Made Modern is a very special newsstand-only issue we are extremely excited to share with you! Brenda Groelz of Handi Quilter® collected loads of plain-Jane vintage … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Just Pumpkins!

    Spotted at a local farmer’s market this week…the first pumpkin of the season! To celebrate, check out this week’s Friday Freebie – an adorable fun-to-make quilt designed by Christy Bowman. Here’s the easy no-border version of Christy’s Pumpkin … Continue reading

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Quilting LIVE! Surprises – Come See Us in Atlanta!

Things are getting really exciting in the McCall’s Quilting offices as we prepare for the first Quilting LIVE! event in Atlanta September 11-13. Content director Susan Guzman and assistant editor Erin Russek will both be there throughout the event, teaching … Continue reading

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