Category Archives: Lori Baker

Binding My Accidental PIG

Sometimes, I finish PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) accidentally. I have so many PIGS. I’m trying to finish one each month and as I finish, I tell you about them in hopes that you’ll find something helpful in my process. … Continue reading

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Cutting Circles? With a Rotary Cutter???

According to the dictionary, a circle is a closed plane curve consisting of all points at a given distance from a point within it called the center. In other words, a circle is round. I’ve tried cutting circles from fabric … Continue reading

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I Love This Quilt! Louisa’s Attic

When I was a child, part of every visit to Grandma Brown’s and to one of my favorite aunt’s was a Show and Tell of the latest finished quilts. Both of those two wonderful women made scrap quilts. I can’t … Continue reading

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PIGS: My Appliqué Sampler

I’m sitting at my computer staring at the blank screen trying to remember what I’ve finished in the last couple of weeks in the way of PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks). There is one but it is for another blog, … Continue reading

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Fearless Free-Motion Stitching 2 Class by Eric Drexler

I found a great new class online this week. We have a video studio here in the Golden office and a while back Eric Drexler from Sulky of America was here filming. Some of you know that I really, really … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday – Charm Quilt Patterns

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! Even though we’re still in summer, the editors of McCall’s Quilting and Quiltmaker have found some time to spend in their sewing studios. Read more to see what they’ve been up to: From Content Director, Carolyn … Continue reading

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PIGS: Machine Applique Hints and How-to’s

In my last blog about PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks), I showed this photo of orphan blocks that all feature applique. I decided rather than use them to make small projects, I’d put them together to make a quilt. I … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday – Winter Quilts

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! Thanks for joining us! It seems like Winter was on the minds of a few editors this past weekend! I think the hot summer weather is making us think of cooler weather. Read on to see … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday – Quilting with a Walking Foot

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! Thanks for stopping by to see what the editors of McCall’s Quilting and Quiltmaker have been up to in our sewing rooms. We’ve been busy! From Content Director, Carolyn Beam: As I was organizing my sewing … 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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