Category Archives: Guest Blogger

Everything you need to know about Craft University’s Online Quilting Courses

Today’s guest post if from Ginger Tatic, Manager of Online Education for F+W’s Craft Division. Thanks, Ginger! Learning how to quilt can be intimidating at first sight, especially if you are starting a new technique or even if you are … 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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Skittles: a Visit with Melissa Corry

Hello fellow McCall’s Quick Quilts readers! I’m Melissa Corry from Happy Quilting and I am so excited to be guest posting here today to share some fun tidbits about my new Skittles quilt! Skittles is featured in the recently published … Continue reading

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Waterway: A Visit with Connie Kauffman

Hello! My name is Connie Kauffman and I’m happy to be sharing with you today about my quilt Waterway that is in the Aug/Sept 2017 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts. The inspiration for the project came from the fabric Collection … Continue reading

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Whale of a Tale: A Visit with Karen Ackva

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer Karen Ackva. A Michigan native who has lived in Germany for a number of years and built her family there, Karen blends her American heritage with the traditions of her adopted country in her … Continue reading

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Star Crossed: A Visit with Melissa Corry

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer Melissa Corry. Melissa’s bed quilt Star Crossed is tailormade for using precut 10″ squares and is composed of just 16 supersized blocks that are very easy to piece. You’ll find this quilt in the McCall’s Quilting July/August … Continue reading

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Homeland: A Visit with Candy Hargrove

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer Candy Hargrove. Candy’s throw quilt Homeland is an easy-to-piece patriotic design that is almost entirely made of scrappy triangle-squares and is compliant with Quilts of Valor specifications. You’ll find this quilt in the McCall’s Quilting July/August 2017 issue. We’re … Continue reading

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Santa’s Tree Farm and Summer in Quebec: A Visit with Wendy Sheppard

Hello Quilting Friends, It’s wonderful to be back on the McCall’s Quilting blog to chat quilting with you again! Before I forget, I want to thank you for the kind and warm responses you have sent me about my quilts … Continue reading

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Quaker Lane: A Visit with Audrey Wright

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer Audrey Wright. Audrey’s new quilt, Quaker Lane, is a traditional throw quilt. This design features two chain variation blocks that can be quickly and easily made with strip-piecing techniques. You’ll find this quilt in the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: X Marks the Spot

I’m pleased to share X Marks the Spot with McCall’s Quilting readers today. Quilt design is one of my favorite pastimes, and this design was born while I played with solids and the idea of transparency. Transparency is a great … Continue reading

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