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Cooking Up a Quilt: Tips for Selecting Fabrics

Every great quilt, like every great meal, requires quality ingredients combined with skill. Let’s head for the market, a.k.a. your local quilt shop, and select everything we need to make a super-yummy quilt: Entrée – (n) the main dish of … Continue reading

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The ULTIMATE CHINA Quilter’s Adventure

Where will you be from June 16 to June 24, 2015? Mark your calendar now…you could be touring China with McCall’s Quilting! Have you always dreamed of visiting China, seeing the sights, experiencing the culture? This is your chance – … Continue reading

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Save the Dates! Quilting LIVE Comes to Atlanta

September 11, 12, and 13 will find many of your favorite quilting magazines, including McCall’s Quilting, participating in a brand-new event, Quilting LIVE! With loads of classes taught by nationally-known teachers, gorgeous special quilt exhibits, make-it-take-it technique sessions, informative quilt … Continue reading

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Patriotic Quilts PLUS

McCall’s Quick Quilts has published many patriotic quilt patterns, and here is our newest red, white, and blue beauty:                                   All American Rose is … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quick Quilts June/July 2014

Color your world bright and happy with the June/July 2014 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts! We’ve got 15 colorific quilt patterns inside, perfect for fast and easy projects. Beginning with our cheery “cover girls”, Oopsie Daisy, Hexie Hop, and Mango … Continue reading

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Sewing Is Healing – You Can Help

What quilter hasn’t thanked her (or his) lucky stars that they learned how to sew? Whether we’re sad, stressed, lonely, excited, depressed, or even happy, sewing is truly a healing, positive emotional outlet. The non-profit, all-volunteer organization Enchanted Makeovers knows … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: America Loves Scrap Quilts Winter 2013/2014

  It’s back and better than ever! Select a pattern from our newest scrap-friendly collection of go-to quilt patterns, and prepare to spend some time immersed in your stash. Our annual collector’s edition of America Loves Scrap Quilts, Winter 2013/2014 … Continue reading

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Ireland Block #8, Forty Shades of Green

Follow along! Click here for all of Laura’s Ireland Quilt Blog posts Click here for Ireland Block of the Month patterns Join our Ireland Block of the Month group on Quilters Club of America After much patience on the part … Continue reading

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Singin’ the Blues: What Does Your Stash Reveal About You?

I used to think green was my favorite color, until I recently reorganized my stash and counted the fabrics in each color group. Surprise, blues lead the pack! (Green and red are second.) Now I’m seeing all the ways I’ve … Continue reading

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Celebrating Amish Color!

When decorating the house for Christmas I took out this festive little Amish replica quilt I made up during the time I owned a small art gallery in Niwot, CO. Last night I noticed this small floral painting in the … Continue reading

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