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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Stars-a-Spin

The McCall’s Quilting editors pride ourselves on writing and publishing clear, complete, correct quilt patterns that help our readers achieve success in every project. But…every now and then…a mistake slips through the editing process and makes it into a published … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorials: Flanged Quilt Binding by Machine

What if I told you there’s a way to add extra detail to a quilt binding PLUS complete it much faster than with the traditional technique? That there would be zero hand sewing, and the quilt binding would look beautiful … Continue reading

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The Paper-Pieced Home Blog Hop

Paper piecing quilt patterns are among the most asked-for patterns we publish. Foundation paper piecing isn’t in every quilter’s comfort zone, but for those who love it…well, they really, REALLY love it! That’s why I was thrilled to be invited … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Newborn Snuggler Baby Quilt

Simple and sweet baby quilt patterns are always in demand. So are fat quarter quilt patterns. So it made sense to me awhile back when I needed a fast newborn baby quilt for a shower to design one that made … Continue reading

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Free Quilting Webinar! Wait, What??

Webinar: (noun) contraction of web seminar; a presentation that takes place on the Internet, allowing participants in different locations to see and hear the presenter, ask questions, etc. Now take that basic definition and apply it to quilting education, and … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorial: No-Waste Flying Geese Units

This week we’re adding to our Tuesday quilting tutorials with a favorite piecing technique of many of our readers. With the no-waste flying geese technique you can make 3-triangle units in multiples of 4 without sewing any bias edges or … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Cozy Up Queen Size Quilt

Cozy Up is such a great name for a quilt, don’t you think? Aby Dolinger‘s lap quilt pattern featured in the April/May issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts was such a great modern update to a classic quilt block style that … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tutorials: Preparing Shapes for Applique Patterns

Classic turned-edge appliqué can be easy and fun. Oh yeah, I said it, and it’s true! For most of my quilting life I avoided appliqué quilt patterns like the plague. When I absolutely had to use an appliqué pattern to … Continue reading

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Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Celtic Twist Lap Quilt

This week’s Friday FREEbie is a gem of a pattern from deep in the McCall’s Quick Quilts archives. The Celtic Twist quilt design by Susan Purney Mark was originally published as a wall quilt pattern in the April/May 2009 issue, … Continue reading

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Lilli’s Pond: A Visit with Bev Getschel

Meet quilt designer and author Bev Getschel! And don’t miss the book giveaway contest at the bottom of the page. Bev Getschel can’t remember a time when she wasn’t sewing. And her discovery of quilt making in 2003 opened all … Continue reading

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