Category Archives: Quilting Community

Quilting Legend Yoko Saito Traveling to Houston

Expert quiltmaking skills along with the ability to combine the subtle taupe textures and prints into breathtaking quilts are what makes Japanese quilt artist Yoko Saito a legend in the quilt world. I have admired her work for years and … Continue reading

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Thoughts about Houston

Hurricane Harvey may have come and gone (and come back again as a tropical storm), but its effects on the Gulf Coast will be felt for years to come. Like many of my colleagues in the quilt industry, I feel … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday – Charm Quilt Patterns

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! Even though we’re still in summer, the editors of McCall’s Quilting and Quiltmaker have found some time to spend in their sewing studios. Read more to see what they’ve been up to: From Content Director, Carolyn … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday – Snowflake Quilts

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! Thanks for stopping by to see what the editors of McCall’s Quilting and Quiltmaker magazines have been up to. From Content Director, Carolyn Beam: Hi! I’m working on a new blog series for Quiltmaker—be sure to … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday – Patriotic Pattern

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! Finding time to sew during the summer can be a challenge, but several of us found some sewing time—whether at home or on a weekend trip. Read on to see what the staff of McCall’s Quilting … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday – Charm Quilt Patterns

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! It’s hard to believe that June is over and we’re already one third of the way through summer (or what I consider summer to be June, July and August). Some of the editors of Quiltmaker and … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday – Christmas Quilts

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! We’re setting record high temperatures here in CO. I hope you’re all staying cool and finding time to sew. Here’s what some of the editors at McCall’s Quilting and Quiltmaker have been working on. From Content … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday – Baby Quilts

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! I hope you’re enjoying your summer so far! It was a busy sewing weekend for some of us here at Quiltmaker and McCall’s Quilting. From Content Director, Carolyn Beam: I spent a lot of time in … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday: Flannel Quilting Fabric

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! I know I’ve been away from my sewing machine lately—it felt good to finally find some time to sew. How about you? Have you been working on any quilty projects? Read more to see what the … Continue reading

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Quilt The Blues Challenge Winners Revealed!

When the Quilt the Blues challenge was announced in the summer of 2016 (see our blog post here), we had no idea what kinds of quilts people would come up with using the packs of preselected blue fabrics. Entrants were … Continue reading

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