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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Just Pumpkins!

    Spotted at a local farmer’s market this week…the first pumpkin of the season! To celebrate, check out this week’s Friday Freebie – an adorable fun-to-make quilt designed by Christy Bowman. Here’s the easy no-border version of Christy’s Pumpkin … Continue reading

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Quilting LIVE! Surprises – Come See Us in Atlanta!

Things are getting really exciting in the McCall’s Quilting offices as we prepare for the first Quilting LIVE! event in Atlanta September 11-13. Content director Susan Guzman and assistant editor Erin Russek will both be there throughout the event, teaching … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quick Quilts October/November 2014!

The October/November 2014 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts is on newsstands and in subscriber mailboxes now, and it’s jam-packed with creative quilt projects you’ll want to make! From traditional to trendy and monochromatic to rainbow-bright, there are quilt patterns here … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Trip Around the Rainbow Mini Quilt Pattern

  Miniature quilt patterns are enjoying a major revival right now, and this week’s Friday Freebie is exactly on trend. We’ve adapted Trip Around the Rainbow, designed by Bea Lee, into an adorable 16″ x 19″ mini version, and the … 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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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Scrappity-Do-Dah!

This week’s Friday Freebie has been successfully made by many, many McCall’s Quilting readers. Scrappity-Do-Dah is a super-fun design for using up fabric scraps. It also makes a wonderful group block exchange quilt. Designed by Ann Weber of Gingham Girls, … Continue reading

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DOUBLE Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Brick-a-Brack Lap AND Baby Size Quilt Patterns

    This week we’ve got double the quilting fun with not one, but two free scrap quilt patterns for projects designed by Abigail Dolinger. Aby’s Brick-a-Brack quilt design is a favorite with our readers, and for good reasons. It’s … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Checkered Star Scrappy Lap Quilt Pattern

  Happy Friday, quilters! It’s not often you find a triple-generation quilt. This Checkered Star antique quilt has quite a history. First, Variable Star blocks were pieced about 1900 from indigo prints and muslin. Sometime during the Great Depression, the … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns Are Back: Button Tree Wall Hanging Pattern

Welcome back to our series of Friday Freebies quilt patterns! Today’s freebie is the pattern for this wonderful little wall hanging designed by Terri Dobitz.   Button Tree is beginner-friendly, as cheerful as can be, and a great way to … 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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