McCall's Quilting


While celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote, we also honor remarkable businesswomen throughout history. A quilt conversation about early businesswomen is incomplete without mention of quilt designer Ruby Short McKim.

In 1916, as a young woman, Ruby won a quilt design contest. Her winning pattern, , was printed in the newspaper launching her long career as a quilt patterns (1928) and, from 1921 until 1937, twenty-three of her series quilts were syndicated in newspapers across the United States, Canada, and Australia.

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Sometimes a hint of florals is all a quilt needs. If that is the case, stitching a rose motif or an improvised daisy using free motion quilting does the trick. If I want to get really fancy, I’ll intersperse the flowers with a few leaves or branches.
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Argyle Queen-Size Pillow Shams
Designed by Terry Albers Made by LouAnn Eberhardt Machine Quilted by Mary Klein Finished Pillow Sham Size 22⅜" x 31⅝" (to fit queen-size pillow) Number of Blocks and Finished Size 16 Four-Patch Blocks 5½" x 5½" (for 2 pillow shams) Bring a dynamic ac
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Chatsworth Garden
Print at 100% (no scaling). This box measures 2 inches wide by 1 inch high. Use this as an accuracy guide when printing the templates. ■