Mary Bourque Marcotte

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Marquise Pattern (Finally!) and NTT

Happy Needle and Thread Thursday, friends! Well, the past couple of weeks have been all about finishing up quilt patterns, and I'm delighted to let …

Sewing a Classic

I know this must happen to everyone, but after spending time making a quilt or writing a pattern that requires lots of planning and math, I get in …

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99 Squircles Quilt - A Finished Quilt and Squircle Block Templates

<b>COPYRIGHT:</b> Do not copy or use <i>any content</i> - this specifically includes all photos - from my blog without my written permission. This is original …

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A New Pressing Station and NTT

Happy Needle and Thread Thursday, friends! I hope those of you in the States had a fun-filled fourth of July yesterday. Instead of working on my Road …

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2017 Finish-A-Long ~ Meet the Global Host Team ~ Izzy

Hi - I'm Izzy from Dizzy Quilts and it's my turn to tell you a little about myself!<br>I'm a mother, step-mother and foster mother to six children, …

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Can I Read a New Book and Work on PIGS?

I have admitted before that I am easily sidetracked from my goal of completing one of my PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) every month. This month is …

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Straight to the Finish

I’ve made a ton of progress on finishing quilts this year. I want to make sure to finish a bunch of current works-in-progress to help clear up the …

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Deciding What to Quilt Blog Series

<b>Deciding What to Quilt – A New Blog Series</b><p>Have you ever looked at a beautifully pieced quilt top and thought, “I have no idea how to quilt …

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Fast and Fun Row Quilt

Hello and happy Monday! Today I'm excited to share a fast and fun row quilt I recently made for the <i>American Patchwork & Quilting</i> publication <i>Quilts</i> …

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Meriwether Irish Chain Quilt

After I received the June Culcita Box, I knew exactly what I wanted to make with the fabric. Meriwether was designed by Amy Gibson and I happened to …

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Free Baby Quilt Patterns featuring simple Turnstile Quilt Blocks! - Page 2 of 2

Here’s what you’ll need- Quilt measures approx. 45″ x 45″ when finished, and the instructions are for ONE quilt.<p>Supplies:<p>9 Fat Quarters of Fabric for …

Still No PIGS

I’d hoped to finish two PIGS (Projects in Grocery Sacks) in May but it didn’t happen.I had a project for <i>Creative Machine Embroidery</i> to make. See my …

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Free Baby Quilt Patterns featuring simple Turnstile Quilt Blocks!

Don’t you just love projects that are so simple that you can make them in a day? This Turnstile Quilt block baby quilt is one of those projects! It’s …

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A Harmonious Finish

This week I finished my Harmony quilt. I will finally be able to send it off to my nephew and his wife as their wedding gift. Doesn’t some rule of …

Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Miniature House Quilt Pattern

This Friday Freebie is a Web Bonus from our <i>McCall’s Quilting</i> May/June 2011 issue, a wonderful foundation-pieced miniature (17¼˝ x 20¼˝) version of <i>The</i> …

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William and Jack

I am so excited to share a finish this morning!!!! This is one of those secret quilts that I didn't get to share much of the process but I am so …

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Latitude Lattice ~ A Finished Quilt

I’m a bit overdue sharing this quilt, but I didn’t forget! Latitude Lattice is one of two gift quilts I made for the end of the school year. I used a …

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Hearts Value Quilt

I took my finished Heart Value quilt along on retreat. I like to have a quilt with me as a little reminder of home and knew I would have some helpers …

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BHQ By You: May

It’s time for another quick round up of some of the gorgeous Blossom Heart Quilts pattern and tutorial makes popping up on Instagram! There were some …

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Mischief Quilt Pattern by The DIY Addict

I’m embarrassed to think about how long I’ve had the Mischief Quilt Kit from Karen at The DIY Addict in my possession before making a start on it. …

Star Crossed: A Visit with Melissa Corry | McCall's Quilting Blog

<i>Welcome guest blogger and quilt designer Melissa Corry. Melissa’s bed quilt</i> Star Crossed <i>is tailormade for using precut 10″ squares and is composed of</i> …

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Straight line quilting

For long lines – it is not easy keeping that line straight. There is a skill involved in creating those straight lines even when using a guide. I …

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I Love This Quilt!: Geese in My Kitchen, Part 1

Welcome to my first blog post about my I Love This Quilt! remake that I described in the <i>McCall’s Quilting</i> July/August 2017 issue. I chose <i>Geese in My</i> …

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Break the Code

I recently came across a legend showing the Morse Code for the numbers zero through nine and it looked like it would make a cool quilt. And guess …

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Two Summer Time Quilt Finishes

This morning I am excited to get to share 2 quilt finishes :) The first is my Sew Sampler quilt and I am so happy to have it all done and ready to …

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Quilting Life Block of the Month | July

Hello and happy July! Welcome to Mystery Block of the Month here at A Quilting Life! The other day I sat down and finished designing all of the …

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Work In Progress – HST Remix

I am so excited that things have finally slowed down enough this summer that I can get back to working on some quilts that don’t have any set …

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The Maypole Quilt Pattern: A Simple Design with Bold Impact

The Maypole Quilt pattern is available for instant download! <br>Get the pattern here.<p>Even though it's currently July rather than May, I could not …

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Quilt Borders add the Right Finishing Touch

<b>Quilt Borders<br>Unlimited in Style</b><p>Quilt borders are unlimited in style and adds dimension to quilt designs.<p>This step is the second task in making a …

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