All Up Front - May/June 2011

All Up Front - May/June 2011

Spring into Summer...

The editors at McCall's Quilting have created an issue with tons of techniques.

Editor's Letter

Editor-in-Chief Beth Hayes talks about the local quilt shop and its place in the community.

Quilter to Quilter

Music and pinwheels and baskets and totes, our readers share their quilts.  Click here to read about it.


A touching tribute, an amazing landscape quilt, and an introduction to McCall's 2010 Quilt Design Star, Kathleen Whiting. Kathleen's quilt, It's For the Birds, is fully patterned in McCall's Quilting July/August 2011 issue.

Fresh Picks

NEW! Click here to find out what we thought about the following summertime trends:


Our staff answer the question "If you were making a quilt to send to an international pen pal, what would it look like?"

Layer, baste, quilt!

Sherri Bain Driver discusses her experience at a HandiQuilter Longarm Quilting Retreat.


Click here to see what's happening on our website.

  • McCall's Quilting is searching for our next top designer. Don't miss out on Quilt Design Star™ 2011!
  • Our Web-Exclusive Feature: Getting Started with Silk (includes great information on working with silk.
  • Join McCall's Quilting on Facebook and enter to win a Moda fat quarter pack.


Read these articles in their entirety in the McCall's Quilting issue shown below.  Purchase a copy at the Quilt and Sew Shop.



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Response to acaffrey
Thank you for your note! The quilt you are referring to is titled "It's For the Birds", and is fully patterned in McCall's Quilting July/August 2011 issue. (I have added a link to the pattern feature in the text above.) That issue is still available in our online Quilt and Sew Shop ( Please email us at if you need any further assistance.
Cardinals Quilt
I want to read the article about the Cardinals Quilt and find patterns for it but there does not seem to be a link...


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