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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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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Road to Lampasas

This week I have antique quilts on the brain thanks to the release of our newsstand-only special magazine, Heritage Quilts Made Modern. So in keeping with the vintage quilt theme, here is this week’s Friday Free Quilt Pattern, Road to … Continue reading

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Four Days of TOTALLY FREE Quilting and Craft Videos!

Many quilters are also life-long crafters. Whether it’s knitting or crochet, scrapbooking, garment or home dec sewing, or even spinning or weaving, dabbling in more than one craft boosts our creativity and keeps us making beautiful things even when the … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: Heritage Quilts Made Modern!

Antique quilts are a special passion among the McCall’s Quilting staff, so Heritage Quilts Made Modern is a very special newsstand-only issue we are extremely excited to share with you! Brenda Groelz of Handi Quilter® collected loads of plain-Jane vintage … Continue reading

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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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