Wish List Day! Yoko Saito 💕 scrap baskets 💕 merry makers 💕 fall fun (+ giveaway!)

Whaddya say? It’s our favorite day! Welcome to Wish List Day—today we’re sharing with you the new books on their way to your local quilt shop in September. Keep track of your favorites by using the “Notify Me” and “Wish List” options at ShopMartingale.com. Browse the latest batch of Martingale books below—then enter to win one at the end of this post!

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Yoko Saito through the YearsYoko Saito through the Years
Yoko Saito

In the fifth book from our coffee-table book series, you’ll experience the magnificent work of one of the world’s most esteemed quilt artists. A retrospective of the distinguished career of Japanese master quilter Yoko Saito unfolds in dozens of spectacular photographs, revealing her astonishing patchwork and appliqué creations up close like never before. You’ll revel in this hardcover volume as you read snippets about Ms. Saito’s fascinating artistic journey, in her own words.

An in-depth look at Ms. Saito’s quilts and quilted bags celebrates 40 years of her illustrious career. Each piece is featured in photography that reveals the tiny stitches, the subtle hues, and the surprising details that make her work a joy to study. Marvel at hundreds of fabrics, thousands of embroidery stitches, and Ms. Saito’s stunning appliqué—all sewn to perfection. This keepsake book offers a rare opportunity to explore the history of a legendary artist. Patterns not included.

From Yoko Saito through the Years


Moda All-Stars: Merry MakersModa All-Stars: Merry Makers
Patchwork Quilts and Projects to Celebrate the Season
Compiled by Lissa Alexander

Get your patchwork presents all wrapped and ready! The Moda All-Stars are back with 15+ handmade gifts to give or keep. Choose from stockings, pincushions, and coasters to make in speedy multiples. Lap quilts, table runners, and other deck-the-halls designs abound too!

Complete most projects in a weekend or quicker—no need to fear the Christmas time crunch. And just for fun, you’ll learn all about the favorite holiday traditions of the All-Stars in a series of Q & As.

Royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.

From Moda All-Stars: Merry Makers


Scrap-Basket BountyScrap-Basket Bounty
16 Single-Block Quilts That Make Your Scraps Shine
Kim Brackett

Get scrappy with the best-selling author of the Scrap-Basket series! In her fifth book, Kim Brackett reveals a fun surprise waiting in these gorgeous repeat-block designs: each pattern comes with extra block arrangements. Simply sew the blocks; then rotate them this way and that for an abundance of creative possibilities! Get 16 beautiful patterns plus three different setting options per quilt for a total of 48 patchwork projects in all! Throw your favorite scraps into the mix and let the scrap-basket sewing begin.

From Scrap-Basket Bounty


All for FallAll for Fall
Whimsical Wool Projects and Warm Quilts
Bonnie Sullivan

Welcome the autumn season with warm-and-woolly wonders from the best-selling author of A Change of Seasons. Start with classic patchwork projects in harvest hues, including lap quilts, pillows, and runners. Then delight in playful nods to the lighter side of the season—grinning cats, squirrels, jack-o’-lanterns, and more will inspire smiles all season long.

Made with a mix of crisp cottons, warm wools, and Bonnie Sullivan’s Woolies flannels, these pieced and appliquéd projects will make friends and family fall … for fall! Full-sized patterns included.

From All for Fall


Which new book from September would put you in a stitching mood? Tell us in the comments for your chance to win it! We’ll choose a winner one week from today and let you know by email if you win. Good luck! And by the way . . .

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