Author Archives: Susan

Here, Kitty-Kitty . . .

Do you love cats?!  There’s a special commraderie among cat lovers that I did not fully understand, until I had one of my own. In our September/October 2009 issue, you’ll find one of the coolest cat quilt designs you’ve ever … Continue reading

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FREE Shipping Promotion! Stock Up Now!

The Quilters Village Shop is offering a limited-time store promotion starting today through August 19, 2009, for all domestic (United States) online orders.  Use offer code: FREE-SHIP-OFFR. Stock up on your favorite magazines, books, patterns, and special issues, now! And … Continue reading

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Half Past . . . Brilliant!

There is an incredible amount of talent among our McCall’s Quilting staff!  With our September/October 2009 issue, we’re able to share some of that talent with you, with Sherri Bain Driver’s Half Past Autumn quilt.  Our photographer, Melissa Mahoney, captures … Continue reading

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14 Blocks Added To Patterns On Website!

We are excited to announce that we’re working on migrating the quilt blocks we had on our old site to our new site.  Just added today (A-B): 5-Patch Variation (Intermediate Level) 5 Star Block (Intermediate Level) 54-40 or Fight (Intermediate … Continue reading

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Butterfly Quilt

Butterfly quilts are very popular in our quiting world. Have you seen the vintage butterfly quilt we have in our Patterns section of our website? A reader made this quilt for a family reunion raffle and encourages us to make … Continue reading

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Did you know? . . .

. . . that each issue we publish, we have free web bonuses for you? We include an average of 3 web bonuses with each issue we publish and they can consist of a favorite recipe from one of our … Continue reading

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Arrowheads Block Pattern

The Arrowheads quilt block pattern, which resided on our old site, has recently been added to the Patterns section of our website.  You can find the block by clicking on the photo. July is the perfect time to start planning … Continue reading

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Double Wedding Ring Quilt Pattern

One of the signature patterns of the Great Depression, this photo shows an example of a Double Wedding Ring Quilt from the family collection of Nancy Ferguson shown in McCall’s Quilting presents Vintage Quilts Annual 1999/2000 issue. The Double Wedding … Continue reading

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My Second Day With McCall’s

Greetings, fellow quilters! I’m Susan Guzman, a new Associate Editor with the McCall’s family of magazines and I’m so thrilled to be here. When you enter the lobby of CKMedia, you walk into a gallery of some of the most … Continue reading

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