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  1. 🎄 A Christmas wish for you 🎄

    A very merry eve of Christmas Eve to you! Whether you’re stuffing stockings, baking cookies, or in the middle of a sewing sprint, we want to take just a moment to say thank you. We are honored to be a part of your creative life, and we want to wish you the happiest and healthiest […]


  2. A hexie break for the holidays: just add color (+ giveaway!)

    The craze of coloring books for adults shows no signs of stopping, and we know why. It’s calming, quick, creative, and fun. Not to mention stress-free. Just add color! Example from The New Hexagon Coloring Book Amid all the gift making, cookie baking, tree decorating, snow shoveling, eggnog sipping, and family gathering this time of […]


  3. You have spoken! Our top 10 quilt books of 2016 🏆 (+ BIG BIG giveaway!)

    Our annual top ten list is here! Today we reveal your favorite quilt books of 2016—the ones you voted for every time you bought a new book. So thank YOU for being a passionate quilt-book lover! Which books reached the top of the list? Read on to find out—then enter our BIG giveaway to win […]


  4. The perfect gift: Christmas sewing projects you can finish today (+ flash sale!)

    Oooh, only nine days ’til Christmas! If you think there’s little time left to give something handmade to the ones you love, we’ve got a surprise for you: we have an eBook full of wonderful projects that will lead to stuffed stockings, wrapped gifts, and big hugs. Pick up Sew the Perfect Gift for just […]


  5. Scrap smarts: how to build a stash + how to organize said stash (giveaway!)

    We’re thrilled to welcome back Martingale author Kathleen Tracy and to spread the word about her beautiful new book, Small and Scrappy! You know Kathleen from her popular books, including The Civil War Sewing Circle and Remembering Adelia. Her style is traditional, sentimental, and oh-sew scrappy. Her quilts will whisk you back to an era […]


  6. 7 easy quilt patterns to whip up in a weekend 💨

    This week we’ve got some sweet little stocking stuffers for you—but you won’t need a stocking. The stocking is your computer, and YOU can be the Santa! Right now you can grab seven of our most popular whip-up-in-a-weekend ePatterns at a steal: just $1.99 each. Instantly downloadable ePatterns mean you can start stitching right away, […]


  7. Churn Dash: a fresh face, a mod makeover, and a GIANT twist (+15 giveaways!)

    Along with the celebrated Nine Patch and Log Cabin, Churn Dash is a beloved quilt block that tops many quilters’ lists as an all-time favorite. What’s the allure? Perhaps you love its versatility, its simplicity, or its history. We can honestly say that we’ve never seen a Churn Dash quilt we didn’t like! Whether you […]


  8. Wish List Day! BIG toppers, cottage style, fun and done (+ giveaway!)

    It’s Wish List Day—our favorite day of the month—so get ready to start 2017 with a big BANG of creativity! Check out the new Martingale books coming to a shop near you in January; tell us your favorite book and you could win it! Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always get a first look […]


  9. 🚫No Christmas UFOs: the 1 skill you need to machine quilt at home (+ sale!)

    With Christmas just a few weeks away, it’s time to put the (machine) pedal to the metal! For many quilters, that means machine quilting is in your very-near future. If you feel like your machine-quilting skills aren’t what they could be, if you’re stuck on what and where to quilt, or if you’re terrified about […]


  10. 366 different knit stitches at your fingertips: oh, the possibilities! (+ giveaway)

    What’s the secret to feeling more freedom, building more skills, and having more fun with your knitting? Get a really BIG book chock-full of different knit stitches—your creativity will be limitless! Whether you’re a knitting pro or a total newbie, The Big Book of Knit Stitches is a companion you can count on. From learning […]