Author Archives: Valerie

Friday Freebie: Mill Wheel Lap Quilt Pattern

  As the holiday season is upon us, perhaps you’ve got some favorite Christmas-theme fabrics in your scrap basket that you would enjoy playing with, or maybe you have been inspired by one of the beautiful new collections at your … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quilting January/February 2014

  Just one look at Lissa Alexander’s Lone Star Sampler quilt on the cover is inspiration enough to open the issue…wait ’till you see all this issue has to offer! (And speaking of the gorgeous Lone Star Sampler, don’t miss … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: December/January 2014 Quick Quilts

  So many of us will be making quilts and other handmade goodies for friends and loved ones at this time of year. Will you be looking for a special holiday pattern? If so, you’ve come to the right place!Get … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie: Urban Neighborhood Bed Quilt Pattern

  Here’s a fast and fun Urban Neighborhood bed quilt pattern, designed by Konda Luckau of Moose on the Porch Quilts as shown below in cool colors. Our free pattern download is for the same quilt, but substitutes warm autumn … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie: Scarlet Stars Lap Quilt Pattern

Here’s a classic pieced beauty, ready for you to get started on today! This intriguing Scarlet Stars lap quilt, adapted from a quilt designed by Sarah Maxwell and Dolores Smith, features a 9″ Star Block in two color arrangements; an … Continue reading

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Join us in Ireland for the International Quilt Festival!

June 3-12, 2014 An Irish welcome awaits you! Join us as we revel in the breathtaking scenery, cultural treasures, and 3rd annual International Quilt Festival of Ireland! Your hostess, quilting enthusiast Beth Hayes, Editor-in-Chief of McCall’s Quilting, will accompany you … Continue reading

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International Quilt Festival of Ireland with McCall’s Quilting

June 3-12, 2014 An Irish welcome awaits you! Join us as we revel in the breathtaking scenery, cultural treasures, and 3rd annual International Quilt Festival of Ireland! Your hostess, quilting enthusiast Beth Hayes, Editor-in-Chief of McCall’s Quilting, will accompany you … Continue reading

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Husqvarna Viking Announces Sapphire™ 960Q for Quilters

Our friends at  Husqvarna Viking are debuting a new Sapphire™ line, with the 960Q specially designed to appeal to quilters. The Sapphire™ 960Q sewing machine will offer an interactive color touch screen, straight stitch plate with sensor technology, exclusive Sewing … Continue reading

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New Designer Diamond Royale™ Interchangeable Dual Feed

Our friends at Husqvarna Viking have announced a new top-of-the line sewing and embroidery machine – the Designer Diamond Royale™. Each week they are releasing new information, including industry-first features. Click here to watch a sneak preview. Pre-order by September 17 … Continue reading

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All Aboard for the FREE Surf & Sand Quilt Along!

Come aboard for fun, free quilt classes! Create along with McCall’s Quilting associate editor Sherri Bain Driver and contributing designer Susan Guzman as they demonstrate making the Surf & Sand quilt. • Fun for confident beginners and advanced quilters • … Continue reading

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