Category Archives: 2-More from McCall’s Quilting

Emergency Evacuation: What Would YOU Take?

Teri Hurly of Minot, North Dakota, found the McQ & A page in our September/October issue very timely. In it, the McCall’s Quilting staff was asked what 5 items from our sewing spaces we’d take with us if an emergency … Continue reading

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When Irish Eyes are Smiling!

Follow along! Click here for all of Laura’s Ireland Quilt Blog posts Click here for all Ireland Block of the Month patterns Join our Ireland Block of the Month group on Quilters Club of America My plan Block 1, sketched … Continue reading

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New Fabric!!

I just got a package from one of my favorite online quilt stores and I’m doing the happy dance! Don’t you love, love, love new fabric?! I sure do. Most of the time when I’m buying fabric, I’m with a … Continue reading

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Flower POWER

Holy delphinium! These flowers just arrived in the office from McCall’s quilt designer extraordinaire Gerri Robinson, who is apparently also the nicest person in the universe. They’re a consolation for those of us who did not go to International Quilt … Continue reading

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Easter Quilt Shop Sale

Our online store, QuiltandSewShop.com, is holding an Easter sale now through 4/26 that gives shoppers 20% off entire orders! That’s 20% off exclusive McCall’s quilt kits, patterns, back issues, and loads of other quilty merchandise. Hop on in (hey, somebody … Continue reading

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Come See the Sightlines!

Landthreads: Sightlines by Pat Owoc This fantastic prairie-scape is just one of 14 amazing art quilts about to be hung in the gallery we share with our sister magazines. This special exhibition of  Sightlines, sponsored by Studio Art Quilt Associates … Continue reading

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Tiny Houses Finale

The quilting is finished, and I bound this miniature with single-fold binding to avoid bulk. I think it turned out pretty well, considering my limited machine quilting skills. It was amazing to me how well large-scale Kaffe Fassett prints worked … Continue reading

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Stash-Busting with Enthusiasm… Really!

Spring is just two days away, thank goodness, and the spring-cleaning bug has hit! As you may have read, I have a pretty large stash that I’ve been sorting through as I move. (Photos and blogs about my stash)  I’ve … Continue reading

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Little Cityscape Art Quilt 6: Finishing and a Comparison of Process

With framing borders added, I stitched the looped mohair yarn on by hand. This proved to be a delicate yarn, and I snagged a few loops which then became fluff! Oh no! I gave the fluffy places a crew cut … Continue reading

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Newborn Snuggler

A dear friend asked me a few weeks ago to make a baby quilt she could use as a gift, and I was happy to do it. There was just one catch…it had to be done very quickly, as the … Continue reading

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