Author Archives: Valerie

Sneak-Peek of New Designer Diamond Royale™

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

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Limited Time 2-for-1 Subscription Offer!

For a limited time, get a full year of both McCall’s Quilting and Quick Quilts for the great low price of only $25! Act now and you’ll also receive 2 FREE Instant Gifts – 10 Vintage Scrappy Quilt Patterns AND … Continue reading

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Husqvarna Viking Launches 5 New Machines With Giveaway

Our friends at Husqvarna Viking are excited to announce the launch of their five new machines and all new 6D embroidery software. These quilting, embroidery and sewing gems will launch in September. Watch for new information to be released each … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie: Acorn Autumn Wall Hanging Quilt Pattern

Have you ever said to yourself, “Next year, I’ll get a good head start on a quilt for autumn”? You’ve probably noticed lots of beautiful fall fabrics showcased at your local quilt shop, so here’s just the excuse you need … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie: Cottage Whispers Throw Quilt Pattern

  Do you love those precut fabric packs that tempt you as you peruse the floor of your local quilt shop?  Whether you start with a pack of precut 10″ fabric squares or yardage, this free throw quilt pattern is … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie: 1893 Nine Patch Vintage Bed Quilt Pattern

I never, never tire of the sweet & simple, humble little nine-patch! So what could be better than a Double Nine-Patch quilt? This wonderful antique quilt from the York County [PA] Heritage Trust was made in 1893. Our pattern instructions … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quilting September/October 2013

This brand new issue of McCall’s Quilting will motivate you to cozy up and get your quilting season started. Autumn is just around the corner, and many of us are finding inspiring new fall fabrics on display at our favorite … Continue reading

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Enter to Win Fat-Quarter Pack of Autumn Fabrics!

What would YOU make with this gorgeous bundle of fat quarters from the Wish You Were Here collection by Holly Taylor for Moda? Perhaps you would peruse our free Block Index for a fun quilt block pattern, and design your … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie: Black Cherry Dimensional Lap Quilt Pattern

Are you intrigued to try new quilting ideas and techniques? If so, you’ll enjoy a taste of summer with Holly Holderman’s Black Cherry lap quilt pattern, featuring sweet covered-button black cherries and dimensional appliqué leaves. Our step-by-step instructions and photos … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie: Peas in a Pod Twin Bed Quilt Pattern

  How about a free bright and sparkling twin bed quilt pattern for this summer weekend? Search you stash for favorite fabric coordinates, download the Peas in a Pod twin bed quilt pattern, and get sewin’! The free twin-size bed … Continue reading

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