In this issue, Special Interests include: They Did It Their Way! - Quilt Design Star 2010 finalists; Old Dog, New Tricks - A seasoned quilter learns to design with fresh new fabrics; A Vintage View - Stitch charming little bowties for a Baby Bows heirloom quilt; Uptown Stripes - Learn slick tricks for matching stripes and make easy, dramatic blocks; A Very Modern Garden - Add dimensional flowers to a sweet quilt...photos show you how!; Who's Ready for Christmas? - Frame Grinch novelty motifs, and then trim tilted squares for extra fun. Patterns include: Me Time - Piece a dreamy, feminine throw for your own oasis; Neutral Chic - A contemporary quilt featuring foundation paper piecing; Liberty - This scrappy, red, cream, and blue quilt is fast and fun to piece; Radiance - Foundation-piece a stunning, colorful wall hanging; Raspberries & Cream - A sweet confection of a lap quilt, in pink and green; Star Shadows - Diagonal bars of color are formed by unique split star blocks; It's for the Birds - Make your own version of the Quilt Design Star 2010 winning quilt!; A Tisket A Tasket - Fill appliquéd basket blocks with colorful posies; Caribbean Sunset - Easy batik blocks create a tropical treat; Summer Trio - Hand stitch 3 versions of a whimsical wool mug rug or tealight mat; Folk Art Foursome - Big blocks + folk art appliqué = striking lap size quilt; Charming Chickens - French country fabrics light up a perfect kitchen quilt; America the Beautiful - Part 4 of 6 - Celebrate community connections with new series quilt blocks; and much more! McCall's Quilting - July/August 2011.