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  1. Quilt books we 💘: a staffer tweets a sweet story 🐥

    You’ve heard from some of my coworkers about their favorite Martingale books. They’ve all said that it’s impossible to pick a single favorite—and I am right there with them! I love everything we publish. That said, Sweet Tweets is very special to me. We have a fabulous team of folks who are dedicated to finding […]


  2. Trace – doodle – free-motion quilt! 180 doodle patterns to try (+ giveaway)

    Did you ever doodle as a kid? If you answered yes, here’s some good news: it’s going to come in handy now that you’re a quilter! Even if you’ve never doodled before, it’s not difficult to do. In fact, we looked up the definition of doodle. Google told us it means to “scribble absentmindedly.” Easy […]


  3. Got basic sewing skills? Try easy designer sewing patterns ✂ (+ sale!)

    If you can sew but the thought of zippers, pleats, and pockets sends you into a panic, you’re not alone. And we’re guessing you might be a quilter! If you’re a quilter, you probably know more about sewing than you might think. In fact, you’ve likely got the basic skills you need to create all […]


  4. 17 😍 quilts to make with fat quarters (+ flash sale!)

    Sewing room full of fat quarters? Believe us, you are not alone. Fat quarters—with their cute little rolls, fancy little folds, and perfectly primped stacks tied with ribbons and bows—make themselves impossible to resist. It’s all their fault! (But we forgive them.) We want to give all the fat quarters of the world a happy […]


  5. Fantastically fast patterns for precut fabrics 💨 (+ fabric giveaway!)

    One bundle, two bundle, three bundle, four? You only need one . . . but you’ll want to get more! In the new book One Bundle of Fun, one precut bundle of fabric is all you need to make a sweet-and-speedy quilt top. No extra yardage required! One Bundle of Fun comes from Sue Pfau, […]


  6. Jump-start your holiday: Christmas in July BOGO sale on now 🎅

    Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! We know, it’s July . . . you still have 160 sleeps until Christmas. But remember last year? When you’re smack-dab in the middle of it all, sometimes it feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day to sew, bake, shop, and otherwise celebrate! If the string of year-end […]


  7. Want bump-free quilt blocks? Try Jo Morton’s clippy trick (video)

    Little quilts are so appealing because they’re fun to make and easy to finish. That’s precisely the reason Jo Morton, author of the super-popular book Jo’s Little Favorites, loves designing on a smaller scale. Being the quilt genius that she is, Jo’s come up with a wealth of tips and techniques for successfully piecing diminutive […]


  8. Quilt patterns using hexagons: 366 all-new possibilities! (+ giveaway)

    Get ready for a whopping 366 new twists on the hexagon-quilt craze! Author and quilt-shop owner Katja Marek has wowed thousands of quilters with quilt-alongs based on her #1 best-selling book The New Hexagon. Now Katja is back with a clever perpetual calendar—flip the page to see and stitch a different 6″ hexagon block every […]


  9. Patchwork + applique = 💗 (+ sale!)

    Put a pinch of patchwork and a sprinkle of appliqué together and what do you get? Beautiful quilts that let you stitch the best of both worlds! This week’s eBooks on sale are chock-full of quilts that join pretty patchwork and appealing appliqué for double the fun in your sewing room. Purchase before July 17, […]


  10. Why are we celebrating 2017 sooo early? Because . . . (+ giveaway!)

    Why are we celebrating 2017 sooo early? Because . . . our 2017 wall calendars are here. And today we can finally give you a peek inside both calendars! Each calendar is more beautiful, more inspiring, and more gift-able than ever—whether you give one (or one of each) to a quilty friend, or simply give […]