Posts in the quilting & sewing category

  1. Spring cleaning (of your stash): try these 3 simple categories

    If you break into a sweat when you think about the state of your sewing space… You might need a spring cleaning. If towers of fabric teeter as you dig for just the right color and print… You might need a spring cleaning. If you’ve ever sighed as you stood knee-deep in fabric… You might […]


  2. Go BIG or go home: 5 titles in our “BIG BOOK” series are on sale!

    These aren’t just any quilt books on sale: these are BIG BOOKS on sale! Our “BIG BOOKS” are packed with inspiration from some of today’s most popular designers, all for just pennies per pattern! Don’t miss your chance to stock up on select BIG BOOKS through Sunday, February 19. (And remember, when you buy the […]


  3. 🐮Miss Rosie’s stitchin’ at the farmhouse!🐴(+ fabric giveaway!)

    When Miss Rosie puts needle to fabric, magic happens. That’s why so many quilters are in love with Miss Rosie—she’s also known as best-selling author Carrie Nelson. And we can’t wait to give you a few peeks inside her latest book, Miss Rosie’s Farmhouse Favorites! Carrie’s quilts are chock-full of familiar blocks that quilters love, […]


  4. 🌞Yoo-hoo warm weather, where are yoooou?🌷(Stitch it and it will come)

    Isn’t winter wonderful . . . at the beginning? That first snowflake; a blanket of fluffy white; a fresh, brisk bite to the air. And then February arrives. Oh, the hearts! The flowers! (Not to mention the chocolates!) And suddenly, that familiar yearning returns: to spot a patch of green grass, to take in the […]


  5. 5 reasons why your Splendid Sampler blocks aren’t done (we feel you!)

    Can you believe it? It’s been almost a year since The Splendid Sampler Sew-Along began! On February 14, 2016, Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson launched a spectacular sew-along featuring 80+ designers who shared 100 beautiful quilt-block patterns. The sew-along has been spreading the joys of quilting across the globe ever since. Jane Davidson and Pat […]


  6. Kim Diehl + Jo Morton = a simply spectacular friendship 👭 (+ big fabric giveaway!)

    What could be more fun than making quilts? Making quilts with friends—and with quilting superstars Kim Diehl and Jo Morton by your side! The wait to share this book with you has been almost unbearable for us. We are sooooo excited that today is the day we can reveal the beauty of a very special […]


  7. Wish List Day! Moda All-Stars, 4″ x 5″ blocks, free-motion 1-2-3 (+ giveaway!)

    We’re back for our favorite day of the month: it’s Wish List Day! We can’t wait to show you sneak peeks of books coming from Martingale in March—tell us which one is your favorite book and you could win it! Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always be the first to see new Martingale quilt […]


  8. Scrappy Nine Patch quilt block tutorial (+ the one clever step you’re missing)

    Once in a while we come across a piecing technique we hadn’t heard about before—just goes to show that even after 40 years, there’s always something new to learn! We’re excited to share this little tweak to a technique you’ve likely used many times before: chain piecing. The video below focuses on a scrappy version […]


  9. We 💘 quilts! Perfect pairs of Valentine’s Day gifts for the loves in your life

    It’s February 1st—almost time to shower all the darlings, dears, sweethearts, and honeys in your life with a special gift. And of course a gift from you will be the creative kind! We’ve rounded up some pretty (and pretty quick) projects to sew in plenty of time to bestow your adorations and affections on someone […]


  10. Meet the quilter who made 366 quilt blocks in a year (spoiler alert: she’s awesome)

    Meet Patricia Bryant—Australian quilter extraordinaire who gave herself a challenge: make every block in Debby Kratovil’s Quilter’s Block-a-Day Calendar. That in itself would be a feat. But Patricia went one step further: she decided to sew a block for 366 days in a row. One block for each day in 2016. And guess what? SHE […]