Category Archives: McCall’s Quilting Issues

Ask Us a Question…And Win!

    We’re looking for some fun questions for the McCall’s Quilting staff to answer on our McQ & A page. Generally, these are opinion-type questions, as opposed to questions about specific patterns, etc. Post potential McQ & A questions … Continue reading

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McCall’s Sneak Peek

  It just went off to the printer today, so you won’t see it on newsstands or in your mailbox until mid to late May, but we can’t wait to show you this gorgeous cover, with quilt by Ann Weber … Continue reading

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Canadian Quilters Rock!

America The Beautiful, our 2011 McCall’s six-part series quilt, is rolling along with tons of you participating in the fun. One of our Canadian subscribers recently emailed a suggestion that we offer the Canadian Maple Leaf flag block to substitute … Continue reading

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So Many Blocks, So Much Fun!

I know lots of you are stitching America The Beautiful blocks along with me, and I love hearing about your creative color schemes. Keep sharing! No doubt about it, I was in my glory choosing fabrics for our June issue’s … Continue reading

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Tiny Houses Finale

The quilting is finished, and I bound this miniature with single-fold binding to avoid bulk. I think it turned out pretty well, considering my limited machine quilting skills. It was amazing to me how well large-scale Kaffe Fassett prints worked … Continue reading

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My Take on “America The Beautiful”

I’m having a ball piecing my own version of America the Beautiful — our McCall’s 2011 series quilt designed by Lynn Lister. Hope lots of you are stitching with me! In our March/April issue trees and mountains are patterned — … Continue reading

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New issue on sale now!

Take a spring fling with our 18 posh patterns! The McCall’s Quilting editors continue the series quilt, America the Beautiful. Check out our great new skills, to include: sew a clever curving border, play with color with our design wall … Continue reading

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Bring your mom to photoshoot day

You may have noticed a lovely model for the pattern “A Gift for Mom” in our March/April issue of McCall’s Quilting (page 85). Well, this lovely lady is actually my mom. She was our guest model and was very cooperative. … Continue reading

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Tiny House Mania Continues

My miniature house quilt is coming along well, mostly because these little blocks are so addicting I don’t want to do anything but work on them! I finished the last of my foundations yesterday. Now I just have to trim … Continue reading

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Quilter Tested

You may not be aware of this, but many of the patterns we publish are quilter-tested by the editor assigned to write the instructions. Any time a project has an unusual technique, tricky construction, or other issue that might be … Continue reading

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