Author Archives: Kathy

Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Girlie Girl

Maybe it’s because spring in the Northeast has turned into a major cloud-fest, but I’m drawn more and more these days to images of pink quilts. Especially scrap quilt patterns made up in pink colorways. There’s something about all those … Continue reading

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Cross It Out: A Visit with Sarah Maxwell

Welcome back guest blogger, quilt shop owner, and quilt and fabric designer Sarah Maxwell of Homestead Hearth! Sarah’s newest project is designing patterns and fabric under the “Designs by Sarah J” brand for Marcus Fabrics. Sarah’s queen size quilt pattern, … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Scrap Sensation

If you’re a quilter, you almost certainly have fabric scraps. What do you do with them? Stuff them in a bag or drawer for a “someday” project? Well, today can be that day with this week’s Friday Free quilt pattern! … Continue reading

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Deep Blue Sea: A Visit with Michele Scott

Welcome back guest blogger, author, quilting teacher, and quilt and fabric designer Michele Scott of The Pieceful Quilter! Michele‘s lap quilt pattern, Deep Blue Sea, is featured in the June/July 2016 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts. Read on and don’t … Continue reading

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Best New Quilting Tutorials – May 2016

Once a month, it’s my pleasure to sort through all the new video offerings at QNNtv.com and highlight the best of the best for you. There are two levels of membership, one free and one premium with extra content available. … Continue reading

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Take The Sewing In America Survey And WIN!

The 2016 Sewing in America survey is under way now through May 20, and I’m personally inviting you to participate. Because if you’re quilting, you’re sewing! And because I know how much our community members like free patterns and contests … Continue reading

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Quilt Design Wall Monday: Finish Lines and New Beginnings

Welcome back to Design Wall Monday! The editors and artists who make McCall’s Quilting, Quilters Newsletter, and Quiltmaker magazines had lots of fun stitching in our home sewing spaces this weekend. Here’s what a few of our team members are working … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Sea Glass Queen Size Quilt

Are you looking forward to an ocean-side holiday this summer? This week’s Friday Freebie is the perfect quilt to give your bedroom at home a beachy feel all through the year. Not only is it full of the colors of … Continue reading

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Summer Safari: A Visit with Abigail Dolinger

Welcome back guest blogger, quilt designer, and teacher Abigail Dolinger of AbyQuilts! Aby’s baby quilt pattern, Summer Safari, is featured in the June/July 2016 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts magazine.  Hello, blog readers! I’m Abigail Dolinger, avid quilter and designer, and … Continue reading

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Hot Off The Press: McCall’s Quick Quilts June/July 2016!

Fresh summer quilt patterns fill the pages of the new June/July 2016 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts. When you browse these inspiring designs, you can almost smell line-dried laundry and sweet summer flowers! With several beach-themed quilts, one crowd-pleasing patriotic … Continue reading

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