Category Archives: Mary Kate Karr-Petras

Design Wall Tuesday: Quilt Block Pillows

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! From silk to hand-dyed fabrics and more, our editors have been busy. It’s always fun to try something new or different.

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I Love This Quilt: Waterfall, Part 2

I know it’s been a while, but I realized that I never shared the finished product of my “I Love This Quilt!” choice for the September/October 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting. Considering that I’m now working on another “I Love … Continue reading

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Workshop Wednesday: 5 Beginning Longarm Tips

Out of the wide variety of techniques and tools quilters use today, I would say that longarm quilting is the most intimidating and seemingly out of reach, and for good reason. First of all, the machines themselves are big, much … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday: Free Motion Machine Quilting

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! A couple of our editors have been busy either machine quilting or getting ready to machine quilt. Check out what Lori and Mary Kate have been working on.

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Design Wall Tuesday: Free Motion Quilting

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! Thank you for joining us to see what some of our editors from McCall’s Quilting and Quiltmaker are quilting this week. Get a peek at design wall inspiration, upcoming Quick Quilts and free motion settings. … Continue reading

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Workshop Wednesday: Quilting with a Serger

Have you ever used a serger to make a quilt? Did you even know it’s possible to use a serger for quilting? If not, you’re certainly not alone. Most quilters don’t think of sergers as being applicable to quilting techniques … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday: Machine Quilting Success!

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! Several of our editors were outside enjoying the nice spring weather and didn’t spend much time in their sewing rooms this week. From Acquisitions Editor, Lori Baker:           I just finished this … Continue reading

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Workshop Wednesday: Paper Piecing Pointers

Whether you call it paper piecing or foundation piecing, the fact is there are times when neither traditional piecing nor applique will give you the look you want and the only thing you can do is break out the foundation … Continue reading

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“A New Spin on Drunkard’s Path” Blog Tour

Welcome to Day 3 of the blog tour for John Kubiniec’s book A New Spin on Drunkard’s Path from C&T! John has been a regular contributor to McCall’s for the past few years and we’re happy to help him celebrate the release … Continue reading

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