Category Archives: Quilting Inspiration

Top Ten Valentine Quilts and Projects

What’s the next major decorating holiday on the calendar? Why, Valentine’s Day, of course! And we have loads of free Valentine quilt patterns and other projects to inspire your decorating and gift giving plans. We’ve also got digital patterns to … Continue reading

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Block of the Month Quilts You’ll Love and More!

I am a firm believer in Block of the Month (BOM) quilts. I’d love to conduct a scientific study to see if what I believe is true – that these carefully planned and paced quilt making adventures make it to … Continue reading

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Quilts of Honor Needs Your Help

Our guest blogger today is Kate Dorsey of Quilts of Honor, an organization that supports veterans and active duty members of the military by making and distributing quilts for the wounded and those who have served multiple tours of duty. … Continue reading

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Four Days of TOTALLY FREE Quilting and Craft Videos!

Many quilters are also life-long crafters. Whether it’s knitting or crochet, scrapbooking, garment or home dec sewing, or even spinning or weaving, dabbling in more than one craft boosts our creativity and keeps us making beautiful things even when the … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: Heritage Quilts Made Modern!

Antique quilts are a special passion among the McCall’s Quilting staff, so Heritage Quilts Made Modern is a very special newsstand-only issue we are extremely excited to share with you! Brenda Groelz of Handi Quilter® collected loads of plain-Jane vintage … Continue reading

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Editor’s Favorites Make Searching Easy for You!

When you’re frustrated with searching for the perfect quilt pattern, kit, or book, where do you turn? We’d like to suggest the McCall’s Quilting Editor’s Faves website pages! Our carefully curated “super pages” group quilt patterns, blocks, kits, and more … Continue reading

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FREE Quilt Patterns Index – Your New Best Friend

Did you know that McCallsQuilting.com has loads of free quilt patterns available, many collected in the easy-to-use FREE quilt patterns index? The index page is one of the most popular of all time on our website, and we totally understand … Continue reading

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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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