Posts in the quilting & sewing category

  1. 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 […]


  2. 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, […]


  3. 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 […]


  4. 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 […]


  5. 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 […]


  6. 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, […]


  7. 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 […]


  8. New Martingale quilt books – see what’s coming! (+ giveaway)

    Welcome to Wish List Day—our favorite day of the month! It’s when we get to introduce you to new books making their way to your local shop soon. Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always get a first look at new Martingale quilt books, special sales, freebies, tutorials, and more. Which new book is your […]


  9. A free flower pillow pattern for a fantastic Fourth! 🌸

    Happy Fourth of July! Today’s a day for fun, food, fireworks, and . . . flowers. And also freebies. Because on this Independence Day, we have a FREE flower pillow pattern for you. In Bloom free flower pillow pattern designed by Sarah Bisel. Simply sign in or register to download this free flower pillow pattern […]


  10. 🎆 Celebrate July 4th with stitches: sitewide sale happening now 🎆

    Celebrate the holiday weekend with our SITEWIDE sale! Start saving on your favorite books* and eBooks now! And remember, whenever you place an order for $40 or more at ShopMartingale.com, you earn free shipping in the US and Canada. Take me to: quilt books | sewing books | knitting books crochet books | best sellers […]