September: New Martingale books for fall stitching (+ giveaway!)

It’s our favorite day of the month—Wish List Day! Why? Because we get to sneak peek new Martingale books making their way to your local shop soon. The books below will be available in stores and online in September!

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Which new book is your favorite? Enter to win it at the bottom of this post!


The Big Book of Fat Quarter QuiltsThe Big Book of Fat-Quarter Quilts

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If you’ve got ’em—and you know you do—this is the perfect book for you! Discover a dizzying array of fat-quarter quilt patterns for most every style, size, and sewing speed you need. Piecing and appliqué, traditional and modern, heirloom quality or weekend worthy: it’s all here. Enjoy a bevy of popular designers too! For just pennies per pattern you can give yourself the gift of inspiration . . . and a reason to buy more fat quarters. Win-win!
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Clockwise from top left: fat-quarter-friendly quilts from Kim Diehl, Dana Bolyard, Gerri Robinson, and Julie Herman.


The Big Book of Fat Quarter Quilts is the latest release in our immensely popular “Big Book” series—own them all!

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Preserving HistoryPreserving History: Patchwork Patterns Inspired by Antique Quilts
Julie Hendricksen

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A connoisseur of antique quilts, Remembering the Past author Julie Hendricksen shares the best of her 30+ years of collecting in this exquisitely photographed book. Remake one-of-a-kind quilts from the late 1800s through the 1930s, each handpicked by Julie from her vast collection. Some quilts are remade as exact replicas of antique quilts that Julie owns; others are re-imagined by studying old quilts too damaged to add to her collection. A special section addresses an often-overlooked part of remaking antique quilts: the quilting! Learn how to quilt an antique quilt using authentic examples from the era.
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Quilts from
Preserving History

This way to more stunning quilts from Julie >

A Change of SeasonsA Change of Seasons: Folk-Art Quilts and Cozy Home Accessories
Bonnie Sullivan

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Capture the charms of each season with a beautiful book you’ll love spending time with year ’round! Bonnie Sullivan’s refined folk-art style is instantly recognizable—you’ll be surprised at how easy it is to re-create. Use easy whipstitch appliqué, simple embroidery, and fun embellishments, to make showstopping seasonal wall quilts, framed fabric art, and even sweet little softies to tuck into nooks and crannies. The next season is always on the horizon; this heartwarming collection will inspire you to celebrate it. Includes lots of decorating ideas too!
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The Autumn project collection from
A Change of Seasons

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Knitter's Know-HowKnitter’s Know-How: 127 Techniques Every Knitter Needs to Know
Cap Sease

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From the best-selling author of Cast On, Bind Off comes an all-new reference guide about arguably the most important step of knitting any project: the finishing! Don’t let an unfamiliarity with finishing techniques turn your projects into amateur versions of what they could be. Instead, arm yourself with Cap’s expert advice and see each project through to a professional polish. Seams, zippers, buttonholes, edgings, hems, and much more—this essential handbook will improve every knitting project you create!
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Table of Contents from
Knitter’s Know-How
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Page examples from
Knitter’s Know-How: a mix of photos and illustrations clearly walk you through each technique

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Which new release would make your September sparkle? Tell us in the comments and you could win a copy of it when it’s released! We’ll choose a random winner one week from today and let you know by email if you win.

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Thanks to all who entered the drawing. The winner is Margaret, who says:

Preserving History would be very helpful to me as I am giving a presentation on antique quilts to a local historical society in September.”

Margaret, we’ll email you about your prize. Congratulations!











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