Category Archives: Quilting Community

A Life of Purpose

“The purpose of life is a life of purpose.”  Robert Byrne The recent shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was so much more than an assassination attempt. While I felt horrible for the families of the dead and injured, there was … Continue reading

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Quilters Donate Their Time

Our office was graced recently with the presence of Ami Simms from the Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative (AAQI). Our sister magazine, Quiltmaker, has blogged about their staff’s contributions to the AAQI, so I thought I’d give you a peek at … Continue reading

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Quilters Support Alzheimer’s Research

Last week I had the honor of meeting Ami Simms, Founder & Executive Director of the Alzheimer’s Art Quilt Initiative (AAQI). After a personal experience with the disease, Ami started the AAQI in January 2006, and to-date they’ve raised over … Continue reading

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Support Our Troops – Adopt A Soldier

Many of you have been following my story about my daughter Sarah, who has joined the Air Force at the age of 18. She will not be deployed overseas (Iraq, Afghanistan, Korea) immediately, but I know that it is likely … Continue reading

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Sing Out!

We are all very excited here at McCall’s Quilting.  Our Associate Editor, Sherri Bain Driver’s son, Ryan has been selected to participate with his group, Face in a national competition, “The Sing-off”. Face is headquartered in Boulder (see their website, … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Sherri!

Well, with Quilt Market and getting McCall’s February issue ready, we’ve all been too busy to blog. However, this was too good to pass up. Our own Sherri Bain Driver, Associate Editor, has a quilt that was awarded a Judges … Continue reading

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