Category Archives: Quilting Inspiration

Cutting Circles? With a Rotary Cutter???

According to the dictionary, a circle is a closed plane curve consisting of all points at a given distance from a point within it called the center. In other words, a circle is round. I’ve tried cutting circles from fabric … Continue reading

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National Jelly Roll Day Celebration

Our good friends at Moda Fabrics have announced a National Sew-Along for quilters —Project: Jelly Roll and National Sew A Jelly Roll Day on Saturday, September 16th. All quilters collect fabric, and many of us collect “pre-cuts” as well. Pre-cut … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday: Circle Quilt Pattern

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! Hi! Welcome to September. It’s hard to believe summer’s winding down and the kiddos are back in school. Are you finding more time to sew? Here’s what the editors of McCall’s Quilting and Quiltmaker were … Continue reading

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PIGS: My Appliqué Sampler

I’m sitting at my computer staring at the blank screen trying to remember what I’ve finished in the last couple of weeks in the way of PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks). There is one but it is for another blog, … Continue reading

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About Very Merry, a Guest Blog from Diane Harris

Diane Harris designed the Very Merry pattern for the latest issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts, October/November 2017. Diane is a past editor of Quiltmaker, recently launching her own company, Stash Bandit. Go to stashbandit.net to see more of what’s happening … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday – Halloween Quilt

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! Thanks for joining us to see what the editors of McCall’s Quilting and Quiltmaker have been up to. From Content Director, Carolyn Beam: My favorite time to sew on the weekends is early in the … Continue reading

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Fearless Free-Motion Stitching 2 Class by Eric Drexler

I found a great new class online this week. We have a video studio here in the Golden office and a while back Eric Drexler from Sulky of America was here filming. Some of you know that I really, really … 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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Quilting While You Glamp

The Season’s Not Over. Grab your machine, fabric & pattern. Go GLAMPING! We’ve heard about a lot of quilters who don’t let a camping vacation stop them from quilting. They take it along! Deb McDonald, McCall’s Quilting Administrative Editor, is … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday – Winter Quilts

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! Thanks for joining us! It seems like Winter was on the minds of a few editors this past weekend! I think the hot summer weather is making us think of cooler weather. Read on to see … Continue reading

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