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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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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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Cooking Up a Quilt: Tips for Selecting Fabrics

Every great quilt, like every great meal, requires quality ingredients combined with skill. Let’s head for the market, a.k.a. your local quilt shop, and select everything we need to make a super-yummy quilt: Entrée – (n) the main dish of … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quilting July/August 2014

Check out 17 trendy treats and classic updates you’ll want to make now in the July/August 2014 issue of McCall’s Quilting! Try a cool new technique for curved chevrons as you make the beautiful Chambray Blues quilt by McCall’s Quilting’s … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: How to Bind a Quilt Part 1 of 4

As part of our Tuesday Tutorial series, I’m delighted to tell you about our free Quilt Binding video tutorial lessons, just one of the many wonderful Quilting 101 videos we have created especially for you! In our first binding lesson, … Continue reading

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