Thursday, June 29, 2017

McCall's Quick Quilts - Against the Grain

Introducing Against The Grain, available now in the August/September issue of McCall's Quick Quilts. 

This pattern is made from one block and three colors.

I love this cover! Find it in stores now. OR! Scroll down to enter for a chance to win a copy.
Find more information on this pattern HERE.

As an added bonus I have a little miniature pattern for you. There are a lot of trimmed HST pieces left from these blocks. Go HERE to see how I trim my HST units. These trim nicely to 1 1/2" squares.

Using leftovers from the top you will need:

Twenty-four 1 1/2" HST units

From yellow:
Four 2 1/2" squares
Four 1 1/2" x 6 1/2" rectangles

From grey:
Two 2 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Two 2 1/2 x 10 1/2"

Backing and Batting:
One 12 3/4" square each

 One 2" x 56" strip

To make a hanging strip for your mini go HERE.

Ready to win a copy of the August/September 2017 issue of McCall's Quick Quilts?  Simply leave a comment sharing your favorite quilt size to make. A winner will be announced Wednesday, July 5th. Please leave an email address, many commentors are "no-reply" and that means I cant tell you if you are a winner. Good luck!

Happy Stitching!

If this is your first time visiting you might like to check out the Beginner's Unite! Series as well as the Muggamo Quilt Along, which has a new pattern coming on Sat!


Congratulations to Angie&Gary Short!!  


  1. My favorite quilt size is 60 by 60 inch. I like the big blocks on the cover! Good luck to everyone!!

    1. Angie, you are the winner! Please email me. :)

  2. So cute!! I love square quilts. 60x60 is what I tend to make when I pretend to be a quilter. #notaquilter

  3. I've been enjoying baby quilts, full crib size.

  4. Jen, congrats for being included in the mag! Great job!

  5. I love making baby quilts the most but probably has nothing to do with the size!


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