Category Archives: 2-More from McCall’s Quilting

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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How to Bind a Quilt: Q & A

So many quilters have questions about traditional quilt binding. What’s the best width of strips to cut? How do I piece the strips together? How do I get nice mitered corners? How do I stitch down the back of the … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quilting September/October 2014!

Fall quilting season is just around the corner, and the September/October issue of McCall’s Quilting is ready to inspire you! We’ve got 16 fabulous, fresh quilt patterns to carry you all the way from late summer to Thanksgiving and beyond. … 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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Patriotic Quilts PLUS

McCall’s Quick Quilts has published many patriotic quilt patterns, and here is our newest red, white, and blue beauty:                                   All American Rose is … Continue reading

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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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