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Meet Associate Editor Tricia Patterson!

We are pleased to announce the addition of a new editor to our quilting magazine team! Tricia Patterson started her work with McCall’s Quilting and McCall’s Quick Quilts magazines, among others, about a week ago, and we had a chance … Continue reading

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I Love This Quilt! A Sparkling Sampler

Erin’s pick for the I Love This Quilt! page, A Sparkling Sampler by Lynn Lister, appears in the May/June 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting. Download A Sparkling Sampler free twin/lap quilt pattern here, and read on about Erin’s fresh version … Continue reading

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Crafters’ Blog Hop: Quilts and SEW Much More!

Many quilters have the same guilty (as opposed to quilty) little secret. Although they may be loyal members of their guilds, and shop for fabric regularly at their LQS or online, and decorate their homes and those of their loved … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quick Quilts April/May 2016!

Fresh, fast quilt patterns, fun easy lessons, must-have new products, affordable quilt kits, bonus FREE patterns…there’s so much to love about the new April/May 2016 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts! If spring is just around the corner in your part … Continue reading

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Easiest Quilt Patterns Ever – FREE!

I think the cover of this new collection of free easy quilt patterns speaks for itself: What does it say to YOU? Maybe, “I’m here for you when you suddenly need a gift quilt that won’t take a year to … Continue reading

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Hot Off The Press: McCall’s Quilting March/April 2016!

If innovation is one of your favorite quilting words, we have just the magazine for you! The 17 fresh quilt patterns in the March/April 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting are full of fun techniques, unusual twists, and clever tricks to … Continue reading

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House (Quilts) Beautiful

See that house quilt in the background of my photo? It’s what I consider to be the overall best quilt I’ve made so far, The House That Kaffe Built. It first appeared in the May/June 2011 issue of McCall’s Quilting, … Continue reading

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I Love This Quilt! Bursting Star

         “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” I’ve thought about this a lot lately, and am still trying to decide if I agree. I’ve been quilting for three decades but until I made Bursting Star recently, I had never pieced … Continue reading

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Top Ten Valentine Quilts and Projects

What’s the next major decorating holiday on the calendar? Why, Valentine’s Day, of course! And we have loads of free Valentine quilt patterns and other projects to inspire your decorating and gift giving plans. We’ve also got digital patterns to … Continue reading

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Block of the Month Quilts You’ll Love and More!

I am a firm believer in Block of the Month (BOM) quilts. I’d love to conduct a scientific study to see if what I believe is true – that these carefully planned and paced quilt making adventures make it to … Continue reading

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