Tag Archives: Lori Baker

Workshop Wednesday: 5 Beginning Longarm Tips

Out of the wide variety of techniques and tools quilters use today, I would say that longarm quilting is the most intimidating and seemingly out of reach, and for good reason. First of all, the machines themselves are big, much … Continue reading

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Workshop Wednesday: Quilting with a Serger

Have you ever used a serger to make a quilt? Did you even know it’s possible to use a serger for quilting? If not, you’re certainly not alone. Most quilters don’t think of sergers as being applicable to quilting techniques … Continue reading

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PIGS: String Theory – A Queen-size PIG

I try to complete one of my PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) every month. Here it is nearly the end of April and I have only finished three. This quilt was actually the first PIG I completed in 2017 but … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday: Flying Geese with Stripes and More

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! The editors who make McCall’s Quilting and Quiltmaker magazines did some fun stitching this weekend, and we hope you did, too. Here’s what a few of our team members are working on in their home sewing spaces: From Content Director Carolyn … Continue reading

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PIGS: Finish Them with Longarm Quilting!

My goal every year for a number of years has been to complete one of my PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) every month. I’m so thrilled with my most recent finish. It’s a PIG, but not a very old PIG. … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday: Fixin’ to Get Ready

Welcome back to Design Wall Tuesday! The editors who make McCall’s Quilting and Quiltmaker magazines did some fun stitching this weekend, and we hope you did, too. Here’s what a few of our team members are working on in their home sewing spaces: From … Continue reading

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Design Wall Tuesday: Holiday Quilts & Creative Sewing

Welcome to Design Wall Tuesday! The editors who make McCall’s Quilting and Quiltmaker magazines have had so much fun sharing our sewing with you over the years, that we decided to bring back our weekly Design Wall write-up. Each Tuesday, be sure to stop … Continue reading

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Corralling the PIGS — Unfinished Quilt Patterns & Projects

PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks), UFOs (Unfinished Objects) WIPs (Works in Progress) – it doesn’t matter what we call them, it all comes down to unfinished quilt patterns and projects. I think we all have one, or two, or maybe … Continue reading

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