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Fun surprise in my mailbox

Do you remember my Squares and Stripes Picnic Quilt Pattern?

Months ago I bundled and boxed up my quilt and shipped it off…

And over the weekend I received something fun in my mailbox.

It was a copy of the Fall issue of Easy Quilts by Fons and Porter.

Inside was a feature of my quilt.

They took the wonderful, dreamy picnic photo above.

Squares and Stripes was my first quilt pattern and I still love it’s modern style and how fast and easy it is to make.

It was such a fun surprise in my mailbox.

Be sure to check out the Fall issue of Easy Quilts, not only to see my quilt.  There are many other wonderful quilt patterns featured too.

A warm thank you to Fon’s and Porter for the feature!

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12 Responses to “Fun surprise in my mailbox”

  • michelle r:

    Congrats to you! It must feel really great to be published! I love your blog and read every post!!!

  • Lori:

    Congratulations Calli! That is so wonderful! I am so happy for you and can’t wait to pick up my own copy!!!

  • Way to go! The quilt looks gorgeous and even a non-die-hard quilter knows that Fons and Porter is a big deal. I love the domino/dice look of the squares, especially poised next to the beautiful green stripes. This makes me reconsider doing a Twister mat as a beach towel and think about doing it as a picnic quilt. Maybe with waterproof fabric as the backing.

  • di:

    You’ve got a great quilt there Calli. Nice pattern,especially fun because it’s your first one!

  • Congratulations on being featured in the magazine! Are you going to use that quilt for picnics? I would be afraid it would get stained. lol

  • Jen:

    Congratulations! So very exciting for you and such a pretty design!

  • Shaun:

    Congratulations! I’ll be sure to pick up a copy of the magazine when I see it. I love your blog and all the quilting/cooking inspiration you share!

  • Patsy Booher:

    Hi, Calli

    I just received my issue of Easy Quilts and fell IN LOVE with your featured quilt! So wonderful.

    The magazine indicated that you had a blog so I just HAD to find it. I see that I have!

    Great job and congratulations to you.

  • That’s awesome Calli!

  • When I first saw this quilt on your web site weeks ago, I liked it so much I posted it to one of my pinterest boards. I can see other really love it, too.

  • teresa:

    I love this, Just made this quilt! I used raspberry with white polka dots and black sashing! Love love the pattern!!

  • angie:

    I just wanted to say thank YOU. I made my nephew this quilt in a black and polka dot grey with a green strip. I love it and it was so quick and ez.

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