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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Ghoulies & Ghosties Halloweeen Quilt

The Ghoulies & Ghosties Halloween Quilt is the perfect project to get a jump-start on autumn quilting. This delightful, cozy lap quilt pattern is a great project to make-ahead for Halloweeen…and it’s frightfully easy! We hope you enjoy this free … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Handsome Stars Backing Quilt

Have you ever made a quilted backing for your quilt? What a fun way to feature any of your favorite block! If you’re a fan of log cabin blocks, read on… In the September/October 2015 issue of McCall’s Quilting we ran … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Warm Fuzzies

Planning ahead for Christmas gift quilts? Don’t forget that adding plush fabrics to simple piecing can make for a textured-treat quilt for your favorite kid. This snuggle-friendly lap size quilt may be just what you’re looking for! Originally featured as … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Winter Galaxy Lap Quilt Pattern

It may be summer now, but winter isn’t *too many turns of the calendar away…as the year begins to wind down and we watch winter settle in, seize the freeze, slash your stash, and make a wintry lap quilt! This … Continue reading

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PIGS: Focus, focus, focus – Observations about Finishing PIGS

PIGS = Projects in Grocery Sacks. Most of us have them. You may call them UFOs (Unfinished Objects) or WIPs (Works in Progress) but chances are good that you have a few or maybe more than a few stuffed in … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Polka Tot

Quilters love baby quilt patterns! So it’s no surprise that Abigail Dolinger’s Polka Tot baby quilt from the August/September 2015 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts proved to be a quilter favorite. With simple blocks, adorable polka dot fabrics, and fun … Continue reading

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Skittles: a Visit with Melissa Corry

Hello fellow McCall’s Quick Quilts readers! I’m Melissa Corry from Happy Quilting and I am so excited to be guest posting here today to share some fun tidbits about my new Skittles quilt! Skittles is featured in the recently published … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Santa Fe Sunrise

Santa Fe Sunrise was featured in “I Love This Quilt” column in McCall’s Quilting September/October 2017. It’s available for you to download and print instantly as this week’s Friday Free Quilt pattern! Click here to find the download. Finished Size … Continue reading

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Waterway: A Visit with Connie Kauffman

Hello! My name is Connie Kauffman and I’m happy to be sharing with you today about my quilt Waterway that is in the Aug/Sept 2017 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts. The inspiration for the project came from the fabric Collection … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: That Cat (Halloween Variant)

Cat quilt patterns are among the most popular designs we publish. Whenever we receive a unique, eye-catching quilt submission with a feline theme, we jump on it with all four paws! In the August/September 2015 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts. … Continue reading

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