Author Archives: Kathy

Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Tulip Twist

If your garden is still depressingly bare, floral-themed FREE appliqué quilt patterns may be just what you need to lift your spirits. I started working on some floral appliqué quilt blocks this week, and my mood has improved exponentially! So … Continue reading

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Gypsy: A Visit with Sharon Denney Parcel

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer Sharon Denney Parcel of Yellow Cat Quilt Designs! Sharon‘s new quilt, Gypsy, is patterned in the May/June 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine. Read on, and don’t miss Sharon’s fabric giveaway at the bottom … Continue reading

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Best New Quilting Tutorials – April 2016

QNNtv.com is one of the quilting industry’s best online channels for state of the art quilt videos, and it’s my pleasure to comb through their offerings and highlight the best of the best for you. There are two levels of … Continue reading

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Quilt Design Wall Monday: New Projects Galore!

Welcome back to Design Wall Monday! This weekend was a busy one for the editors who make McCall’s Quilting, Quilters Newsletter, and Quiltmaker magazines! Here’s what a few of our team members are working on right now: Administrative editor Deb McDonald … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lines by Design Quilts

Lines by Design Quilts by Debbie Grifka Fons & Porter, 2016; $24.99 If the clean lines and graphic punch of modern quilts speak to you, Debbie Grifka’s new book should be on your must-have list. Inspired by the humble line, … Continue reading

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A Quilter’s Tour of India with Pam Holland!

We’ve gone on many McCall’s Quilting travel adventures over the years, but none more exotic and exciting than the one we have planned with host Pam Holland for September 21-October 2, 2016. Pam is a very experienced traveler, and has … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Stars of Mine Mini Quilt and Pincushion

Patriotic quilts and other projects are among our readers’ favorites. Whether you’re making a Quilt of Valor for someone in the Armed Forces or a veteran, or just adding an Americana touch to your décor, there’s something very spirit-lifting about … Continue reading

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Crafters’ Blog Hop: Free Quilt Pattern PLUS Prizes!

On this last day of March, we’re celebrating the final day of #NationalCraftMonth as well as the last stop on the F+W Crafters’ Blog Hop. We’ve even got a fun prize giveaway at the bottom of this page. Saving the … Continue reading

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Oh Look: A Visit with Kristin Lawson

Welcome back guest blogger and quilt designer Kristin Lawson of A Little Crispy Patterns! Kristin’s new quilt, Oh Look!, is patterned in the May/June 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting. Read on, and don’t miss the link to the free quilt pattern … Continue reading

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Quilt Design Wall Monday: Pretty Patchwork, Pillow, and More

Welcome back to Design Wall Monday! Even though it was a holiday weekend, the editors who make McCall’s Quilting, Quilters Newsletter, and Quiltmaker magazines did plenty of stitching the last few days. Here’s what some of our team members are working … Continue reading

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