Wish list day! Journaling your quilting life, scrappy = happy, and more (+ giveaway!)

Wish List Day is back! We’re counting down the days to a new batch of beautiful Martingale books arriving in January. Tell us which new release is your favorite and you could win it!

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A Quilter's JournalA Quilter’s Journal
Lisa Bongean

Organization for your quilting life—inspiration for your quilting soul! Photographed at quilting star Lisa Bongean’s gorgeous lakeside home, this inspiring week-by-week journal is packed with hundreds of photos of quilts and more to enjoy.

Answer fun prompts all year long to help you create lists for quilting adventures, keep track of projects, document gift and charity quilts—or simply keep this gorgeous date book as a memory journal for future generations of quilters in your family to cherish. All in a perfect size to carry in your bag on the go.

Pages from A Quilter’s Journal

Put your creativity first in 2018—see more >


Scrappy and Happy QuiltsScrappy and Happy Quilts
Limited Palette, Tons of Fun!

Kate Henderson

Pick just two or maybe three . . . now choosing colors is SEW easy! Create lively, colorful quilts with three-time author Kate Henderson—and say bye-bye to agonizing 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, scraps, or precuts: the choice is yours. And if you’ve got a LOT of one color in your fabric collection, these bright and beautiful quilts will make that color sparkle. The more of one color, the merrier!


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Scrappy and Happy Quilts

Everything is happy when it’s scrappy! Learn more >


Civil War Legacies IVCivil War Legacies IV
14 Time-Honored Quilts for Reproduction Fabrics

Carol Hopkins

Love fabrics inspired by the Civil War era? Save every scrap? Carol Hopkins applauds you—she saves every scrap too! In this fourth book from her “Civil War Legacies” series, you’ll find a collection of small, spectacular quilts where every scrap you save can shine.

Make a quilt honoring the Blue and Gray Trail; choose a stunning tribute to the woman who established the American Red Cross; stitch a sampler chock-full of charming Basket blocks. Along with 14 of Carol’s exquisite designs to make step by step, you’ll enjoy reading little-known facts about the Civil War and Carol’s stories about how each stunning little quilt came to be.


Projects from
Civil War Legacies IV

Create a little legacy—see more >


Easy Quilts from Precut FabricsEasy Quilts from Precut Fabrics
Sue Pfau

So fun, so quick: just make a precut pick! Create gorgeous quilts featuring classic quilt blocks—and get to the finish line fast using time-saving precut fabrics. No need for stockpiles of scraps; precut bundles include small cuts of many different fabrics, which make it easy to coordinate colors and prints. You can choose your favorite designer fabrics to work with too! Simply pick your favorite precut: Layer Cakes, Jelly Rolls, or fat quarters.

Just one or two precut bundles are all you need to begin sewing these beauties. And you know if it’s from Sue, it’s economical too! She’ll help you make the most of any precut bundle you buy.


Projects from
Easy Quilts from Precut Fabrics

Give your precuts a happy home—in a quick quilt! >


Which January book would make you jump for joy in the New Year? Tell us in the comments and you could win 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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