Ah, summer season! Wafting heat breezes lure one outdoors and carry one alongside in a peaceful, unhurried approach in direction of any journey which will await. McCall’s Quilting July/August ’23 subject is all about remembering our childhoods, when the start of each single summer season day was a brand-new probability for enjoyable, discovery, and risk. For those who’re lucky sufficient to have a little bit of day off from work this yr to take a trip, what a deal with to take a look at all this superb nation has to supply, exploring at your leisure and indulging in no matter pursuits you.
Exploration doesn’t solely occur within the bodily, geographic sense. We will additionally discover concepts, considering and stretching out an idea till it turns into one thing else totally. Or one may discover a favourite approach, figuring out totally different variations to see how far it may be taken from the place to begin. Even cloth choice for a quilt is a sort of exploration—auditioning colour and print mixtures, deciding on or rejecting materials to achieve management over your creation.
Metropolis Park by Natalie Crabtree
From town to the nation, from the desert to the ocean, we’ve received concepts about the place you can begin your subsequent quilt exploration. For those who’re in search of city inspiration, head over to Metropolis Park by Natalie Crabtree.
Stars Over the Metropolis by Jennifer Thomas
Or spend an evening with Stars Over the Metropolis by Jennifer Thomas.
Down the Shore by Siobhan Fitzpatrick
For a extra tranquil time, revel within the sand, sea, and summer season solar with Down the Shore by Siobhan Fitzpatrick.
Sand Dunes by Nancy Scott
Or traipse by means of Sand Dunes by Nancy Scott. For additional quilting explorations, get knowledgeable about quilt-related points of interest and happenings this summer season everywhere in the nation and use our Quilter’s Highway Journey article to plan your excellent journey.
Starry Sampler by Scott Flanagan
Take a detour from the annual Independence Day celebrations to outer house with us to proceed engaged on Starry Sampler, designed by Scott Flanagan! Partially two of the sequence quilt, we’ll end making all of the blocks for the quilt heart. Take a look at our coordinating step-by-step tutorial video on partial seams to accompany this a part of the sequence right here.
Discover regionally, nationally, intellectually, creatively, or from the consolation of your stitching house—all will present an incredible American journey. Take a look at McCall’s Quilting July/August ’23 subject right here!
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