Welcome to Wish List Day! Today you’ll get a sneak peek at new quilt books and more from Martingale, all on their way to your local shop. Click on a cover below, then use the “Wish List” and “Notify Me” tools at ShopMartingale.com to keep track of your favorites.
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Trade in those giant, clumsy rolls of grocery-store freezer paper for Kim’s convenient 8½" x 11″ sheets! Trace appliqué patterns onto the matte side (ink-jet printer friendly, perfect for making copies); lay the shiny side face down and press to the fabric. Paper easily sticks and releases. No more coiling paper—these handy sheets lie flat!
“This paper hits the mark on so many levels—flat sheets in an easy-to-use size, just the right amount of weight and stick, and tons of versatility for multiple techniques.” —Kim Diehl
Buy Kim Diehl’s Best Appliqué Freezer Paper and get this “Folk-Art Dish Garden” pattern FREE!
Available July 14
Spread the spirit of Christmas, stitch by stitch! Create quilts, gift bags, ornaments, an Advent calendar, and more with vintage-country color palettes and the whimsical flair of popular Aussie designer Anni Downs. Embroider and appliqué your way through a dozen cheerful projects.
From Season’s Greetings
A Bit of Appliqué: Easy Projects with Modern Flair
Available July 14
How can you take your projects from so-so to oh-so-special? All you need is a bit of appliqué! Experiment with a variety of hand and machine techniques, from raw-edge to reverse appliqué, as you create small, practical projects with a modern aesthetic. Once you’ve gotten the hang of the methods, you can use them to elevate most any everyday item.
From A Bit of Appliqué
Exquisite stitchery meets folk-art whimsy: a perfect match in fiber artist Sue Spargo’s fanciful world. Martingale is delighted to bring you this 2016 calendar featuring Sue’s jaw-dropping, hand-sewn works in rich, close-up photography. Get ready to be inspired all year long by these stunning appliquéd, embroidered, and embellished pieces—as only Sue can stitch them.
From Stitches to Savor
That Patchwork Place® Quilt Calendar 2016
Complete Instructions for Each Project
For 14 years this beloved calendar has graced the kitchens, offices, and sewing rooms of quilters around the world. And this year’s calendar is the best yet! Get 12 step-by-step patterns in a pullout booklet—make any quilt featured. Show off your love of quilting year ’round as you enjoy dazzling quilts from Kim Diehl, Country Threads, Carol Hopkins, and other popular designers.
What’s kindling your creative cravings: a book, a calendar, a little of both? Tell us your favorite in the comments and you could win it! We’ll choose a random winner one week from today and let you know by email if you win.
In case you missed last month’s new releases: New quilt books + more coming in June (now available!)