Worldwide Quilting Day 2015: 3 ways to celebrate

Worldwide Quilting Day 2015What’s so special about this coming Saturday? It’s Worldwide Quilting Day!

How will you celebrate?

We’ve gathered a few fun ideas for making this year’s Worldwide Quilting Day your best yet. So clear your schedule and make time for a little sewing, a little shopping… and maybe a little selfie?

SEWING.
The first thing to do on Worldwide Quilting Day (that’s also the most fun)? S-E-W. Create a group getaway for the day with quilting pals or relish a quiet day at home with needle and thread. Hey, this excuse only comes once a year. Plan time for patchwork!

Simple Appeal Patchwork Loves Embroidery The New Hexagon
Perfect Quilts for Precut Fabrics My Enchanted Garden Stack, Shuffle, and Slide
Download the eBook versions of best sellers like these—save on shipping costs and have them in plenty of time to enjoy this Saturday.

SHOPPING.
It’s the perfect day to visit to your local quilt shop, where you know they’ll be celebrating in style. Download our free printable shopping list for quilters to keep track of what you need, want, or can’t resist buying when you arrive.

Printable shopping list for quilters
Print two shopping lists per 8½" x 11″ sheet.

SELFIES!
Spread the word on social media about Worldwide Quilting Day! Take a selfie with your sewing project in progress—or your favorite Martingale book—and hashtag it with #sewingselfie on Instagram. We’ll repost your pic on our Instagram and Facebook pages.

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Publisher and Creative Visionary Officer Jennifer Keltner says of her selfie, “Who can choose? I love all the Martingale books!#sewingselfie

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Happy Worldwide Quilting Day from all of us at Martingale!


How will you spend Worldwide Quilting Day this year: celebrating with quilting friends, visiting your LQS, or sewing the day away? Tell us in the comments!

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