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A Quilter’s Tour of Ireland with Agnes Warren!

Meet Agnes Warren, a quilter, knitter, crocheter, and artist, with a yarn, paint, and fabric stash that has almost taken over her home in Ireland. She is also a travel escort with Craftours, the company that arranges McCall’s Quilting travel … Continue reading

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A Quilter’s Tour of India with Pam Holland!

We’ve gone on many McCall’s Quilting travel adventures over the years, but none more exotic and exciting than the one we have planned with host Pam Holland for September 21-October 2, 2016. Pam is a very experienced traveler, and has … Continue reading

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Crafters’ Blog Hop: Free Quilt Pattern PLUS Prizes!

On this last day of March, we’re celebrating the final day of #NationalCraftMonth as well as the last stop on the F+W Crafters’ Blog Hop. We’ve even got a fun prize giveaway at the bottom of this page. Saving the … Continue reading

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Hot Off The Press: McCall’s Quilting May/June 2016!

It’s all about COLORFUL quilts in the new May/June 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine! Whether you love brights against a light or dark background…a traditional vintage-look color palette…patriotic red, white, and blue…deep, rich tones with sophisticated flair…or even unusual … Continue reading

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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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