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  1. Big eBook sale now: Christmas in July Black Friday! (+ giveaway)

    Welcome to our first-ever Christmas in July Black Friday Sale! This weekend only, get your choice of 50 instantly downloadable eBooks for $8.99 each. More than half of the eBooks you’ll see below have never been offered at this low price before! No waiting for the mail, no shipping costs. Choose, download, and commence creating, […]


  2. Your stash = savings: Christmas gifts for $15, $5, less (+ giveaway!)

    How many people would you love to delight with a handmade gift this coming Christmas? Does your gift list start out long, only to get shortened after you factor in the time and money it takes to go handmade? Let’s keep it real: the art of handmade gift giving lies in efficiency—in both time and […]


  3. Holiday gifts: start knitting now! (yarn giveaway)

    Don’t believe that time flies? Here’s a convincing argument: there are only 23 weeks until Christmas. Eep! How many Christmas knitting projects can you complete in a week? July means it’s time to make a list of your Christmas craft ideas and start working (or sprinting) toward the goal. Check out these roundups of holiday […]


  4. Stitch a whimsical Christmas: new season’s greetings (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Blend folk-art charm with the Christmas spirit and what do you get? Holiday trimmings that will capture your heart. “Patchwork Table Runner” from Season’s Greetings The signature style of Aussie designer Anni Downs features a vintage-country color palette that’s warm, sweet, and unique. Now we’ve collected the best of her Christmas projects in Season’s Greetings—and […]


  5. Beat the sewing rush: Christmas in July (sale + fabric giveaway!)

    Welcome to Christmas in July week at Stitch This! Get ready for a week of inspiration and fun, plus BIG giveaways every day—our special gift to you. Happy holiday stitching! When the temperature climbs toward triple digits, what better place to hide out and stay cool than at your sewing machine? And if you’re looking […]


  6. Who’s the Quilters Hall of Fame inductee for 2015? (+ giveaway!)

    Who’s the Quilters Hall of Fame inductee for 2015? Let’s see if you can guess: She started out with a dream to write a single quilt book. That first book has sold nearly 250,000 copies and is Martingale’s best-selling book of all time. She’s written 15 more books during her career. . She’s a master […]


  7. Freezer-paper appliqué: the Kim Diehl way (+ BIG giveaway!)

    Do you buy those giant rolls of freezer paper from the grocery store for your appliqué? If you’re like many, you do—and you know how awkward it can be to use. The paper’s too big! It coils into a tube unless you place a paperweight on each corner for tracing and cutting. (My workspace is […]


  8. There’s a knitting app for that: stitch counts, gauge, more


    (Right: “Knitter’s Project Tote” from Sew the Perfect Gift) Summer knitting is all about portability. When the sun is shining, why not grab your yarn and your favorite book of patterns so you can knit and purl in the great outdoors? But what about keeping track of row counts, remembering how much yarn you’ve got […]


  9. Wish list day! New quilt books coming soon (+ giveaway!)

    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. Subscribe to our blog so you’ll […]


  10. Quick quilt patterns—stash ’em for THOSE times

    How many times have you thought to yourself: I’d love to make a quilt for this occasion…but I don’t think I have enough time. Maybe it was a birthday that snuck up on you. Or maybe you were invited to an event—a housewarming, a baby shower, a holiday bash—and had a week or less to […]