All Up Front - November/December 2010

All Up Front - November/December 2010

Happy Holidays....

The editors at McCall's Quilting have created an amazing issue as our holiday gift to you!

Editor's Letter

Count your blessings....Editor-in-Chief Beth Hayes talks about giving to our community, our copyright article, and the many quick gift ideas in this issue.

Quilter to Quilter

Wedding bells and pulpit covers as well as some fabulous tips from our readers.  Click here to read about it.


Children quilting, folk art quilts, a great exchange idea, and our own Sherri Bain Driver's astounding quilt exhibit!

Fresh Picks

NEW! Click here to find out what we thought about the following holiday gift ideas:

  • Tonga Treats™ by Timeless Treasures
  • Cutting tools by Sullivans® International
  • Quilt Elements jewelry by Judy Hopkins
  • Bohin's machine needle threader
  • Rowan's thread collections by Kaffe Fassett and Amy Bulter™
  • The Power Steam Pro by ELP
  • The Quilter's App for Iphone and Ipad
  • Pins and Needles Wool Pincushions by Considine Creations
  • Clover's patchwork board
  • Quilted Bags with Style (CICO Books, 2010) by Ellen Kharade
  • 'Tis the Season, Quilts and Other Comforts (Martingale® & Co, 2010) by Jeanne Large and Shelly Wicks
  • Brother® Entrepeneur® Pro PR-100 Embroidery machine
  • The Ruler's Keep by Buttercup Quilts™

Consider the Possibilities

Nancy Smith and Lynda Milligan discuss fabulous finishes, to include prairie points. 


Our staff answer the question "What special treat would you most like to find under your tree on Christmas morning?" (George Clooney is mentioned!)

Layer, baste, quilt!

Sherri Bain Driver discusses metalic threads and machine quilting.


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™!
  • Our Web-Exclusive Pattern: Christmas Cactus Pillow
  • Results of our poll, "What kinds of projects are you working on right now?"

Read these articles in their entirety in the McCall's Quilting issue shown below.  Click here to purchase a copy.

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