Posts tagged: "antique quilts"

  1. Q&A with the creator of the Civil War Legacies series (book #4 is here!)

    Posted by on January 24, 2018

    Love fabrics inspired by the Civil War era? Save every scrap? Best-selling author Carol Hopkins applauds you—she saves every scrap too! You’ll find fantastic ways to use your reproduction stash and scraps in Carol’s latest book, Civil War Legacies IV. In this fourth book from Carol’s “Civil War Legacies” series, you’ll find a collection of […]


  2. Plan, dream, create: an inspiring journal for the New Year (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on January 10, 2018

    A New Year means a fresh start—and today, we’re excited to introduce you to a tool that will give you a fresh outlook on your creative life. Welcome to organization for your quilting life, and inspiration for your quilting soul! Photographed at quilting star Lisa Bongean’s gorgeous lakeside home, A Quilter’s Journal is an inspiring […]


  3. Masterpiece quilts with just 2 colors: Edyta Sitar’s latest (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 18, 2017

    Martingale is distributing books for a select group of other publishers, including Patches of Blue from Laundry Basket Quilts. This new book filled with 17 patterns by Edyta Sitar is just TWO beautiful—and it may inspire you to begin a TWO-color obsession! You’ll discover TWO delightful ways to enjoy the classic combination of blue and […]


  4. Hold a history of American quiltmaking in your hands (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 13, 2017

    Whether you fall head over heels for every antique quilt you see or you’re intrigued by quiltmakers of the past—our latest coffee-table book, American Quilt Treasures, was made for you. We’re elated to introduce this beautiful new book to you today! Inside this exquisite hardcover volume, you’ll take a fascinating behind-the-scenes journey through a curated […]


  5. Civil War quilt ideas (58 if you’re counting…) + giveaway!

    Posted by on August 30, 2017

    If you love/stash/hoard Civil War fabrics, there’s just one thing you need to make your quilting dreams come true—patterns that pair perfectly with those fabrics. And boy do we have what quilting dreams are made of in the newest addition to our “Big Book” series! Fans of Civil War quilts and reproduction fabrics, this is […]


  6. Meet the Patchwork Divas and their fantastic Feathered Star quilts

    Posted by on June 26, 2017

    A common love of antique quilts and reproduction fabrics brought them together. Now, 20 years after the 19th-Century Patchwork Divas block-exchange group was formed, their book The 19th-Century Patchwork Divas’ Treasury of Quilts shares the fun and friendship that’s part of a block exchange. We caught up with queen Divas (and coauthors) Betsy Chutchian and […]


  7. Flash sale! Quilts from the Civil War era + a special Civil War story

    Posted by on May 26, 2017

    If quilt patterns from the Civil War era make your heart skip a beat, you won’t want to miss today’s flash sale on a very special eBook: Through actual diary entries in Remembering Adelia, you’ll get a rare glimpse into one year in the life of a teenage girl during the Civil War: minding daily […]


  8. Repro lovers, assemble! 182 twists on Civil War–style quilt blocks (+ fabric giveaway)

    Posted by on March 15, 2017

    Reproduction-quilt lovers, are you ready for a decidedly different quilt-block book? Save your scraps, pile up your precuts, and iron your yardage—The 4″ x 5″ Quilt-Block Anthology is a BIG quilt-block book that will inspire you for years to come! If you’re like us, you’re “long”ing to stitch these one-of-a-kind rectangular blocks—the unexpected shape is […]


  9. How to quilt a patchwork quilt just like Civil War–era quilts

    Posted by on March 8, 2017

    We know we have just a few (ha!) fans of reproduction quilts out there—so today we’ve got something special to share with you! If you’ve ever wondered how to choose a quilting design for your reproduction quilts, one that’s authentic to the era, Julie Hendricksen is the perfect person to ask. She’s made a career […]


  10. Behind the scenes: the International Quilt Study Center and Museum

    Posted by on November 4, 2016

    We recently had a one-of-a-kind opportunity to visit the International Quilt Study Center and Museum (IQSCM) in Lincoln, Nebraska, and assist with the photography of quilts in their collection. The IQSCM is home to more than 5,000 quilts and quilt-related pieces that span 50 countries and four centuries of quiltmaking. The International Quilt Study Center […]