Posts in the quilting & sewing category

  1. Scrappy makes happy 😊: fun two- and three-color scrap quilts (+ giveaway!)

    Pick just two or maybe three . . . now choosing scraps is SEW easy! Create lively, colorful quilts with three-time author Kate Henderson—and say bye-bye to stressing over color choices. With this collection of two-color and three-color quilt patterns, choosing colors is a snap. Plus, you can use up every scrap! Start with yardage, […]


  2. Beautiful blocks alert! A peek at Yoko Saito’s Traditional Block Patterns

    As promised, we’re continuing to share with you books from Stitch Publications, now distributed by Martingale. Today we’re taking a peek into Yoko Saito’s Traditional Block Patterns—but you may not have seen traditional beauties quite like this before! Did you know that famed Japanese master quilter Yoko Saito was first inspired to quilt after seeing […]


  3. 📚 Join our book club and get $40 to spend right now – yes, now!

    If you follow our Stitch This! blog, we know something about you: you love books that inspire your creativity. And because you do, the Martingale Insider Book Club may be just right for you. As a book-club member, you’ll get all our brand-new books, all our best sellers, all 35% off, all the time—that’s a […]


  4. Plan, dream, create: an inspiring journal for the New Year (+ giveaway!)

    A New Year means a fresh start—and today, we’re excited to introduce you to a tool that will give you a fresh outlook on your creative life. Welcome to organization for your quilting life, and inspiration for your quilting soul! Photographed at quilting star Lisa Bongean’s gorgeous lakeside home, A Quilter’s Journal is an inspiring […]


  5. A beginning quilter at Martingale: did she catch the quilting bug?

    It’s a happy day here at Martingale—we have a budding quilter on our staff! Our marketing graphic designer, Tara, is testing the quiltmaking waters, and she’ll be sharing her experience in a series of blog posts at Stitch This! Today you’ll get to know Tara and see her first sewing efforts. Let’s all cheer her […]


  6. Quiltstock is coming this summer—will we see you there? 😍

    It’s the New Year—time for a NEW adventure! And we’ve got just the thing: our first-ever quilt retreat with our friends at Moda Fabrics will take you on the adventure of a lifetime! Give yourself an early birthday gift . . .  Start planning your summer vacation . . .  Use your tax refund wisely! […]


  7. Wish List Day! Charms, gardens, and lunch-hour patchwork (+ giveaway!)

    Can we get a whoop-whoop for Wish List Day? We’re counting down the days until our February 2018 books hit your local quilt shop—tell us which new release is your favorite and you could win it! Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always be first to see new Martingale quilt books, plus special sales, freebies, […]


  8. Best new quilt books? They’re coming in 2018! (sneak peek)

    Cheers to the New Year! As we turn the page on a new year, we celebrate the creativity of you, our customers, the loyalty of passionate book lovers, and the spirit that spurs all of us on to make things for those we love. We know the gift-giving season is behind us, but we wanted […]


  9. Announcing YOUR top 10 quilt books of 2017 🏆 (+ big BIG giveaway!)

    Christmas is almost here. We want to wish you all the merriment and happiness you can handle this season! Whether you’re wrapping gifts, baking goodies, or doing a last-minute sewing sprint, we want you to know how honored we are to be a part of your creative life. Thank you for staying connected with us, […]


  10. Need a fat-quarter de-stash? Do it in a flash 💥 (+ giveaway!)

    Love to buy fat quarters . . . maybe a little too much? You’re not alone! When your fat-quarter stash starts to teeter-totter, look to Doug Leko to inspire your downsizing (and replenishing). He just may be the fat quarter’s #1 fan! Doug’s new book Stashtastic! is filled with beautiful lap- and bed-sized quilts that […]