Posts tagged: "appliqué"

  1. Learn the Kim Diehl freezer-paper applique technique (video)

    Posted by on September 4, 2017

    (Psst . . . don’t miss our special offer at the end of this post!) Boy oh boy does best-selling author Kim Diehl know how to appliqué. Penny Garland by Kim Diehl, from Simple Appeal Now, we know that some of you out there are flat-out scared of the “a” word. But what if Kim […]


  2. Free sewing patterns for fall 🍂 autumn-inspired kitchen set

    Posted by on August 23, 2017

    Crunching leaves. Hot apple cider. Sweaters. The pumpkin patch! Perhaps an autumn chill isn’t in the air just yet . . . but it’s coming. And today we’ve got a great way to celebrate the cooler season on the way—with needle and thread, of course! Download the Harvest Spice Trio patterns for free when you […]


  3. Free pattern: Churn Dash gets a sweet “tweetment” 🐥

    Posted by on July 31, 2017

    Who doesn’t love the charming Churn Dash block? It’s simple to make, it can sway traditional or modern, and it can be modified/altered/adapted in so many ways. Plus, it’s rumored to be Kim Diehl’s favorite quilt block of all time (and who doesn’t love Kim Diehl?). One square, eight rectangles, and four half-square-triangle units. So […]


  4. Calling all sewists: irresistible sewing-themed projects ahead (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 12, 2017

    Thread love, needle love, button love—sewing love! We are so excited to give you a sneak peek inside Sew Many Notions! Profess your love of sewing with these warm-and-fuzzy projects that are quick to put together and fun to display or give. Each sewing-themed project is perfectly portable for on-the-go stitching, and author Debbie Busby […]


  5. Wish list day! Layer Cakes, baby fun, calendar girls, and more (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 5, 2017

    Whoo-hoo, it’s Wish List Day! We’re counting down to the next batch of beautiful Martingale books coming in July—tell us which new release is your favorite and you could win it! Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always be first to see new Martingale quilt books, plus special sales, freebies, tutorials, and more. Sew Many […]


  6. Whip up a little something: wonderful wool-felt applique designs (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 24, 2017

    Got a little wool in your stash? Dreaming of taking a little time out of your day to stitch? We all need a little “me” time to enjoy our creativity, and author Roseann Kermes has just the thing to make your stitching dreams come true! From A Little Something In just a few minutes a […]


  7. Kim Diehl’s 5 tips for perfectly centering your appliques

    Posted by on April 10, 2017

    If you have a question about appliqué, you look to the pros for an answer—and when it comes to appliqué, Kim Diehl is the pro-est of the pros! Appliquéing oodles of beautiful quilts through the years (while writing 11 best-selling books and counting), Kim’s perfected her appliqué techniques and shares them all in her book […]


  8. VIDEO: How to cut teeny fabric appliques quick, quick, quick! ✂

    Posted by on March 27, 2017

    True story: a couple of years ago, I was prepping a project and realized that I was nearly at the end of my roll of freezer paper. When I actually remembered to pick up another roll, I was so impressed with myself! A few weeks later, I was ransacking my pantry and what did I […]


  9. 🌷9 quilts that sing of spring🌷

    Posted by on March 3, 2017

    It may not feel like it just yet, but spring is almost here! There are just 17 days until the first day of spring. Woohoo! 👏🌷☀ Soon, we’ll be able to go outdoors without dressing like Nanook of the North. Flowers and green grass will replace the now-dreary snow and slush. The gray skies will […]


  10. 🌞Yoo-hoo warm weather, where are yoooou?🌷(Stitch it and it will come)

    Posted by on February 13, 2017

    Isn’t winter wonderful . . . at the beginning? That first snowflake; a blanket of fluffy white; a fresh, brisk bite to the air. And then February arrives. Oh, the hearts! The flowers! (Not to mention the chocolates!) And suddenly, that familiar yearning returns: to spot a patch of green grass, to take in the […]