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  1. Quirky question: where’d the time go?

    Posted by on December 11, 2013, in quirky question,

    Thanks for stopping by for the weekly Quirky Question—where questions are just for fun, your answers are always welcome, and you could win an eBook for free! Right: “Stars and Stripes” from the book Ribbon-Star Quilts by Nancy Mahoney. Save 40% on the eBook through December 15 (see a slideshow of projects below). Do you […]


  2. Make-in-a-Day Gifts to Sew for Christmas

    When your sewing machine is Santa’s workshop, stitching quick and easy patterns makes the elf work run smoothly—and with elf-appropriate cheer. So in this post we’re sharing 12 ideas for gifts you can sew in just one day or less. Whether you’ve got time to spare or next to no time at all, you’ll find […]


  3. Single-block quilts – with a twist! (+ sale!)

    What do you think of when you hear the phrase “single-block quilts”? Boring? Repetitious? Too traditional? I certainly fall into that trap at times, but when I look through some of our books, I realize that it simply isn’t true! Detail of “Nine Patch Jewels” from Favorite Traditional Quilts Made Easy This week’s sale books […]


  4. Quirky Question: your traditions (+ roundup)

    Thanks for joining us for Knit and Crochet Friday! You’re just in time for the Quirky Question—where questions are just for fun, answers are always welcome, and you could win a free eBook. Left: From Knitting Circles around Mittens and More by Antje Gillingham You know, it’s holiday crunch time: just 19 days until Christmas! […]


  5. What’s a guy to buy? Perfectly paired gift ideas for quilters

    It’s a wonderful feeling to receive the perfect holiday gift. But often, it’s even more satisfying to give the perfect gift. If you have a loved one who’s all heart—but all thumbs when it comes to choosing holiday gifts for you—we’re here to help them wow you this year! Today we’re putting on our elf […]


  6. Quirky question: your quilting life in 2013

    Posted by on December 4, 2013, in quirky question,

    Thanks for stopping by for the weekly Quirky Question—where questions are just for fun, your answers are always welcome, and you could win an eBook for free! Right: “Cappuccino Crossroads” from the book Coffee-Time Quilts by Cathy Wierzbicki. Get the eBook for only $6 through December 8 (see slideshow of projects below). The final month […]


  7. 5 instant gifts for quilters: quilt calendars

    When the holidays arrive, quilting friends often face a common question: what do you get for the quilter who has it all? No matter how many fabrics, books, tools, and gadgets a quilter owns, there’s always one thing she seldom stops searching for and occasionally runs out of: inspiration. Below you’ll find 5 quick, affordable, […]


  8. Now: Cyber Week sale—$6 eBooks, $1.99 ePatterns

    It’s Cyber Week at Martingale—welcome to an awesome sale without cars, crowds, or makeup! This week, grab more than 160 eBooks for just $6 each— and ALL ePatterns are only $1.99 each! Browse eBooks    Browse ePatterns No waiting for the mail, no shipping costs. Simply choose your favorites, download, and commence creating—all in a matter […]