Playing It Retro | October/November 2011 | McCall’s Quilting

About this Quilt

Playing It Retro

Designed by EMILY BAILEY

In this nostalgic quilt, appliquéd circles are fast and fun using the easy fusible interfacing method first made popular by Eleanor Burns.


Finished Size 56 1/8˝ x  56 1/8˝

Featured Fabrics

Emily used fabrics from the Circa 1934 collection by Cosmo Cricket for Moda.

Kit Offer

A kit of fabrics for quilt top and binding is available while supplies last for $79.99 (#QQ111102). Call 877-269-8024, or shop online at Backing fabric is $44.99 (#QQ111102B).

Designer Information

Emily Bailey is a quilt designer, proud mom, and the creative force behind Aunt Em’s Quilts. Visit her website at, and keep up with her blog at

McCall’s Lesson!

Learn how to make fast faced appliqué from the experts at McCall’s.


This quilt is fully patterned in the McCall’s Quilting issue below. Purchase a copy from the Quilt and Sew Shop.