Wish list day! Kim 💛 Moda 💜 Sisters 💚 Edyta 💙 (+ giveaway!)

It’s a wonderful day—it’s Wish List Day! We’re counting down to a new batch of beautiful Martingale books arriving in October. Tell us which new release is your favorite and you could win it!

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Simple HarvestSimple Harvest
A Bounty of Scrappy Quilts and More
Kim Diehl

In her 11th “Simple” book, Kim Diehl is in her happy place—the autumn season! Packed with projects, sewing tips, decorating ideas, and even recipes, Simple Harvest is your one-stop book for capturing the colors, the warmth, and the cozy feel of fall.

Mix snuggly wools and crisp cottons in 19 pretty projects that will inspire you all season long. Want to make something quick? Try Kim’s mini penny garland, half-pint mason-jar pincushion, and the cutest little needle keep you’ve ever seen (yes, you need another one!). Want to re-create one of Kim’s masterpieces? Her October Twilight and Harvest Tapestry quilts will take your breath away. No need for appliqué fears—Kim will make you a convert with her ingenious invisible-machine appliqué technique. Best of all? These projects may celebrate fall, but you can display, use, and cuddle with them throughout the year!

Projects from Simple Harvest

See more of Kim’s fantastic fall creations >


Moda All-Stars: All in a RowModa All-Stars: All in a Row Again
23 Row-by-Row Quilt Designs
Compiled by Lissa Alexander

Ready to row again with Martingale and the Moda All-Stars? We’re counting down the days until this amazing sequel arrives! Join 23 Moda sewing stars who’ve designed rows in four creative categories: Flowers and Trees; Critters and Creatures; Buildings and Houses; and Classic Patchwork. The book also includes 10 blender rows that perfectly fit the width of each designer row. Make just one row for a fast runner, wall quilt, or gift, or choose your favorite rows to make bigger quilts—it’s entirely up to you! And, as in all the “Moda All-Stars” books, you’ll enjoy questionaires that let you get to know each designer—it’s what makes every All-Star book extra fun.

Rows and projects from Moda All-Stars: All in a Row Again

See this and more books in the “Moda All-Stars” series >

JOIN US ON FACEBOOK! Our “All in a Row” Facebook group is gearing up for some fun row sewing in the weeks to come. Follow the page and get in on sneak peeks, giveaways, and more leading up to the book’s release!


Easy Layer Cake QuiltsEasy Layer-Cake Quilts
Simple Quilts That Start with 10″ Squares
Barbara Groves and Mary Jacobson

Me and My Sister Designs are back with more sensationally simple quilts and loads of Layer-Cake style! The sisters are famous for those little tricks that make simple blocks look more complex than they truly are. A Layer Cake, a background fabric, and a border fabric are all you need to begin. Eleven fun-to-stitch projects include a stitch-and-flip Cake Walk quilt, a Chevron-style string quilt, an off-center Log Cabin quilt, and a pretty pieced-flower quilt (for those of you who love flowers but are allergic to appliqué). Let this dynamic duo teach you how to whip those Layer Cakes into tasty quilts—for cuddling, for giving, or just because!

Projects from Easy Layer-Cake Quilts

See more easy quilts you can create with a Cake! >

A special note: Before we introduce our final book for October, we have news we’re excited to share with you. We hope we’ve earned your appreciation for the books that Martingale publishes. Now, we’re rounding out our offerings with a few additional books from other publishers that will also be distributed by Martingale. We hope you enjoy our first distributor release: Edyta Sitar’s Patches of Blue.

Patches of BluePatches of Blue
17 Quilt Patterns & a Gallery of Inspiring Antique Quilts
Edyta Sitar

Join the two-color craze! Acclaimed author and designer Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts shares dozens of antique blue-and-white quilts in a gallery of inspiring photos; then she follows with patterns for 17 breathtaking two-color quilt designs. Mixed in with a parade of stunning quilts are photographs taken in and around Edyta’s home in southern California. Take a journey with Edyta as she embraces a fresh start in a new location, exploring the beauty of the California coast. Her signature style is artfully reflected in these exquisite quilts—after taking time to pet each page, you’ll want to make them all.

Projects and gallery images from Patches of Blue

See more from Patches of Blue >


Which new books would make your October awesome? Tell us your favorite 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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Thanks to all who entered the drawing! The winner is Gwen, who says:

“All in a Row Again would be my first choice but any of them would make me happy. Great selection for this wish list day.”

We’ll email you about your prize, Gwen—congratulations!

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