Category Archives: Guest Blogger

Murano: A Visit with Susan Emerson

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer, Susan Emerson. After earning degrees in Home Economics and FIDM Fashion Design, she’s spent over 25 years in the fabric industry, which includes designing quilts to promote fabric collections for Wilmington Prints and Wilmington Batiks. Susan’s new … Continue reading

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Double Dutch: A Visit with Jo Kramer

Welcome guest blogger, quilt designer, and blogger in her own right, Jo Kramer. Jo’s new quilt, Double Dutch, is a medallion-style, bed-size quilt. This quilt is the perfect example of very simple sewing creating a complex, interesting composition. The units are … Continue reading

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County Fair: A Visit with Wendy Sheppard

Welcome back guest blogger, quilt designer, and author Wendy Sheppard. Wendy’s new quilt, County Fair, is a one-block design full of life and movement, an effect of the multiple colorways used. Try mixing batiks and prints, as Wendy did, to create … Continue reading

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Stamp Pad: A Visit with Wendy Sheppard

Welcome back guest blogger, quilt designer, and author Wendy Sheppard. Wendy’s new quilt, Stamp Pad, features a clever block design is a modern interpretation of a postage stamp. The large block patches are great for showing off large prints in … Continue reading

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Travel Plans: A Visit with Abigail Dolinger

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer, Abigail Dolinger. Aby’s new quilt pattern, Travel Plans, uses an elongated version of the classic Trip Around the World quilt block. Her easy-to-piece table runner quilt pattern is refreshing. Whether you choose coordinating prints … Continue reading

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Chalkboard: A Visit with Gigi Khalsa

Welcome resident blogger, quilt designer and McCall’s Quilting and McCall’s Quick Quilts Associate Editor, Gigi Khalsa! Gigi‘s quilt, Chalkboard, is featured in the McCall’s Quick Quilts April/May 2017 issue. Gigi used novelty prints for this adorable baby quilt, which she paired with coordinating prints to … Continue reading

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Jack in the Blocks: A Visit with Colleen Hall-Patton

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer Colleen Hall-Patton! Colleen‘s quilt Jack in the Blocks is featured in the March/April 2017 issue of McCall’s Quilting. You can see more of Colleen’s work on her Facebook page. Read on, and don’t miss the giveaway at the bottom of the post! … Continue reading

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Full Bloom: A Visit with Allison Jensen

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer Allison Jensen of Woodberry Way. Alli‘s quilt Full Bloom is featured in the March/April 2017 issue of McCall’s Quilting.    Hello! I’m Alli Jensen, the quilt maker behind Woodberry Way, and today I’m happy to be sharing about Full … Continue reading

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White Nights: A Visit with Rachel Hayes

Welcome back guest blogger and quilt designer Rachel Hayes. Rachel’s quilt White Nights is featured in the March/April 2017 issue of McCall’s Quilting. Read on and don’t miss Rachel’s giveaway at the bottom of the page!   Hello! I am Rachel M. Hayes and am happy to be … Continue reading

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Daisy Fields: A Visit with Kathy Sawyer

Welcome guest blogger, teacher, and quilt designer Kathy Sawyer! Kathy’s beautiful queen size quilt, Daisy Fields, is patterned in the March/April 2017 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine. Hello McCall’s Blog Readers, It’s such a joy for me to communicate with you all … Continue reading

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