Author Archives: Kathy

Free Quilting Webinar! Wait, What??

Webinar: (noun) contraction of web seminar; a presentation that takes place on the Internet, allowing participants in different locations to see and hear the presenter, ask questions, etc. Now take that basic definition and apply it to quilting education, and … Continue reading

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Quilter of the Week: Meet Judy DeLaet!

In honor of National Craft Month and National Quilting Day, both falling in March, we are highlighting a McCall’s Quilting/McCall’s Quick Quilts reader each week of the month. Quilters of the Week were randomly selected from the many letters and … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: No-Waste Flying Geese Units

This week we’re adding to our Tuesday quilting tutorials with a favorite piecing technique of many of our readers. With the no-waste flying geese technique you can make 3-triangle units in multiples of 4 without sewing any bias edges or … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Parade: A Visit with Michele Scott

Meet guest blogger, quilt and fabric designer Michele Scott of The Pieceful Quilter! Read on and don’t miss the fabric giveaway contest at the bottom of the page. When McCall’s Quilting asked me to be a guest blogger, of course … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Cozy Up Queen Size Quilt

Cozy Up is such a great name for a quilt, don’t you think? Aby Dolinger‘s lap quilt pattern featured in the April/May issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts was such a great modern update to a classic quilt block style that … Continue reading

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Quilter of the Week: Meet Tink Linhart!

In honor of National Craft Month and National Quilting Day, both falling in March, we are highlighting a McCall’s Quilting/McCall’s Quick Quilts reader each week of the month. Quilters of the Week were randomly selected from the many letters and … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorials: Preparing Shapes for Applique Patterns

Classic turned-edge appliqué can be easy and fun. Oh yeah, I said it, and it’s true! For most of my quilting life I avoided appliqué quilt patterns like the plague. When I absolutely had to use an appliqué pattern to … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Celtic Twist Lap Quilt

This week’s Friday FREEbie is a gem of a pattern from deep in the McCall’s Quick Quilts archives. The Celtic Twist quilt design by Susan Purney Mark was originally published as a wall quilt pattern in the April/May 2009 issue, … Continue reading

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Lilli’s Pond: A Visit with Bev Getschel

Meet quilt designer and author Bev Getschel! And don’t miss the book giveaway contest at the bottom of the page. Bev Getschel can’t remember a time when she wasn’t sewing. And her discovery of quilt making in 2003 opened all … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorials: Partial Seam Technique

Many quilt blocks are assembled by stitching their units together row by row. But some quilt block designs are more unusual in their construction. In cases where units are added surrounding another patch or unit, the partial seam technique is … Continue reading

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