Category Archives: Another day at McCall’s

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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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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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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Bring your mom to photoshoot day

You may have noticed a lovely model for the pattern “A Gift for Mom” in our March/April issue of McCall’s Quilting (page 85). Well, this lovely lady is actually my mom. She was our guest model and was very cooperative. … Continue reading

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McCall’s Editors participate in QM 100 Blocks issue

McCall’s Quilting Associate Editor, Sherri Driver and Assistant Editor, Laura Roberts are both proud participants in the Quiltmaker 100 blocks issue. Take a look at their blocks below! Sherri says, “I love stripes and try to find new and simple … Continue reading

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Left-footed Sewing …

A while back a comment appeared on my Left-Footed Sewing blog entry. A fellow quilter, David, has suffered a stroke and now his wife is helping him sew. He’s asking for any tips to make sewing easier for someone with … Continue reading

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Left-footed sewing, really?

A few weeks ago, I had surgery on my right foot. I’m still not allowed to put any weight on it at all, so the time has come to learn how to sew (pedal) with my left foot. This will … Continue reading

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A Quilting Adventure!

A couple of weeks ago my best friend, Laurie (from Washington State and also a quilter), and I decided to take a week’s vacation and go on our own little shop hop. Five states and 10 shops later we were … Continue reading

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Winter Holidays… in August??

Hello all! It was a strange day last week when the staff of McCall’s quilting gathered in our heavy coats and scarves, draped ourselves in winter quilts and stomped out in the 85 degree sunshine to get our winter holiday … Continue reading

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