Tag Archives: McCall’s Quick Quilts

Workshop Wednesday: Fantastic Fat Quarter Quilts

When did you buy your first fat quarter? Do you still have it in your stash? And what is a fat quarter, anyway? According to quilt historian Barbara Brackman, fat quarters—or one-fourth of a yard of fabric that’s been cut … Continue reading

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Whale of a Tale: A Visit with Karen Ackva

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer Karen Ackva. A Michigan native who has lived in Germany for a number of years and built her family there, Karen blends her American heritage with the traditions of her adopted country in her … Continue reading

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Workshop Wednesday: Beachy Quilt Projects for Summer Fun

I just got back from a weeklong beach vacation in North Carolina’s Outer Banks and I am tanned, rested and ready! Well, “tanned” may not be entirely accurate; “sunburnt in some spots, more freckled in others” is more like it. … Continue reading

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Quaker Lane: A Visit with Audrey Wright

Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer Audrey Wright. Audrey’s new quilt, Quaker Lane, is a traditional throw quilt. This design features two chain variation blocks that can be quickly and easily made with strip-piecing techniques. You’ll find this quilt in the … Continue reading

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This Week’s PIGS Progress (aka UFOs)

I spent part of my sewing time this week working on one of my PIGS. PIGS are Projects in Grocery Sacks. Some people call them UFOs but I find the name PIGS amusing so that’s what I call them.  I … Continue reading

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Letter Blocks Are Wonderful – Even at Half-Size

Have you had a chance to check out the new December/January 2017 issue of Quick Quilts? If you haven’t, it’s available at Quilt & Sew Shop in digital or physical format. What a festive cover! The reason I’m asking if … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quick Quilts December/January 2015!

Handmade with love. What a special and touching thing to be able to write on a gift card. It’s one of the primary reasons quilters quilt…to give gifts made with love. And the December/January 2015 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: McCall’s Quick Quilts August/September 2014!

17 of the most fabulous, fresh quick quilt patterns of the year are on their way to subscribers and newsstands now in the August/September 2014 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts. If you’re looking for fun summer quilting projects, we’ve got … Continue reading

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Patriotic Quilts PLUS

McCall’s Quick Quilts has published many patriotic quilt patterns, and here is our newest red, white, and blue beauty:                                   All American Rose is … Continue reading

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