Category Archives: McCall’s Quilting Issues

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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Tiny House Block

This weekend I was working on a miniature version of a house block I used in a quilt for the June issue of McCall’s Quilting. How cute is this block?!? Finished size is just 2 1/8″ square. The pattern to … Continue reading

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Start our new series quilt.

See the first part in our 6-part series to make this patriotic charmer, America the Beautiful. In addition, you’ll find lots more patterns, an adopt an orphan block article and ideas for planning a block exchange!

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Got Scraps? Get Sewing!

Our latest special issue, Americal Loves Scrap Quilts Winter 2010/2011 is now available. You’ll find 20 stash quilts, 8 easy weekend patterns and a fabulous applique sampler. Just click on the cover above and get one for yourself, or get … Continue reading

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It’s a Mystery

Wow – we have had some amazing submissions to our Mystery Quilt Blocks gallery.  I just wanted to share some from Sharon English of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. Sharon was one of our lucky travelers on the McCall’s Quilting Adventures … Continue reading

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