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Irish Quilt Patterns – FREE!

Every quilt has a story, and the Tales of Ireland free Irish quilt pattern has a saga that’s very special to us here at McCall’s Quilting. When Laura Stone Roberts, one of our editors, discovered she would be going along … Continue reading

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Hot Off The Press: McCall’s Quick Quilts October/November 2016!

The October/November 2016 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts makes creating a custom quilt even easier than ever before! The 13 fast quilt patterns inside this magazine are designed with a need for speed in mind, many featuring precut fabric packs … Continue reading

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Quilt The Blues Quilt Challenge – It’s ON!

Whether it’s quilting shows, contests, exhibits, or challenges, entering a quilt for judging and public display is a rite of passage for many quilters. It takes a bit of confidence and usually more than a bit of determination. But for … Continue reading

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Hot Off The Press: McCall’s Quilting September/October 2016!

When summer winds down and the kids go back to school and that first autumn nip is in the air, you know what you’re going to want to do? QUILT! That’s right, fall is quilting season and the new September/October … Continue reading

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I Love This Quilt! Waterfall

Mary Kate’s pick for the I Love This Quilt! page, Waterfall by Diana McClun and Laura Nownes, appears in the September/October 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting. Download the Waterfall free lap quilt pattern here, and read on about Mary Kate’s … Continue reading

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Win Fabric For Life From Keepsake Quilting!

What will you do with your share of over $15,000 in fabric and other amazing prizes? The 2016 Keepsake Quilting “Fabric for Life” contest is now under way, and you can enter every day through December 31 to improve your … Continue reading

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How To Finish A Quilt

Quilt making is often a marathon activity. Sure, you may run the occasional sprint like a jelly roll race quilt or a small wall hanging. But in many cases, the process of making a quilt is much more like a … Continue reading

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Suggested Quilt Sizes for All Bed Types

There are many variables to consider when selecting the size quilt pattern to use for a particular bed, or when designing your own quilt pattern. What size is the mattress? How deep is it? Do you want the quilt to … Continue reading

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Nine-Patch Quilt Patterns – FREE!

The nine-patch is kind of like the pasta of the quilting world – fast and simple to make, everyone loves it, and it goes with so many other things that its versatility is unlimited! This basic patchwork unit is often … Continue reading

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Hot Off The Press: McCall’s Quick Quilts August/September 2016!

If “fun” is one of the main reasons you quilt, you won’t want to miss the August/September 2016 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts! The 12 fast, fabulous quilt patterns in this magazine are super fun designs that will make your … Continue reading

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