Author Archives: Kathy

Quilt Design Wall Monday: Projects Old and New

Welcome back to Design Wall Monday!  The editors who make McCall’s Quilting, Quilters Newsletter, and Quiltmaker magazines enjoyed our 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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Hot Off The Press: McCall’s Quilting September/October 2016!

When summer winds down and the kids go back to school and that first autumn nip is in the air, you know what you’re going to want to do? QUILT! That’s right, fall is quilting season and the new September/October … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Pattern: Star Bright

Star quilt patterns are favorites with many quilters. There’s just something about the way the blocks seem to twinkle, and about the strong geometry of the patch shapes, that gives a special feel to a starry quilt design. That’s why … Continue reading

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I Love This Quilt! Waterfall

Mary Kate’s pick for the I Love This Quilt! page, Waterfall by Diana McClun and Laura Nownes, appears in the September/October 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting. Download the Waterfall free lap quilt pattern here, and read on about Mary Kate’s … Continue reading

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Red Robin: A Visit with Nancy Mahoney

Welcome quilt designer, author, and teacher Nancy Mahoney of Nancy Mahoney Designs! Nancy’s table topper quilt, Red Robin, is patterned in the September/October 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine. Welcome blog readers! I’m thrilled to be a guest blogger today. … Continue reading

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Win Fabric For Life From Keepsake Quilting!

What will you do with your share of over $15,000 in fabric and other amazing prizes? The 2016 Keepsake Quilting “Fabric for Life” contest is now under way, and you can enter every day through December 31 to improve your … Continue reading

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How To Finish A Quilt

Quilt making is often a marathon activity. Sure, you may run the occasional sprint like a jelly roll race quilt or a small wall hanging. But in many cases, the process of making a quilt is much more like a … Continue reading

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Quilt Design Wall Monday: Quilting for Family and Furry Friends

Welcome back to Design Wall Monday!  The editors and artists who make McCall’s Quilting, Quilters Newsletter, and Quiltmaker magazines have sweet quilt photos to share this week. Here’s what a few of our team members completed recently:   Photographer Mellisa Karlin … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mountain Mist Historical Quilts

Mountain Mist Historical Quilts by Linda Pumphrey Fons & Porter, 2016; $24.99   You don’t HAVE to enjoy quilt history to enjoy Mountain Mist Historical Quilts, but if you do, you’re in for a very special treat. With loads of … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Pattern: Baubles And Beads

Delight your favorite girl (of any age!) with one of our free modern quilt patterns and a collection of bright, colorful prints. This week’s Friday FREEbie is Baubles and Beads, designed by Susan Guzman. It’s traditional patchwork given a modern … Continue reading

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