Posts tagged: "bags"

  1. Gorgeous Yoko Saito bag patterns, ready for the making (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 26, 2018

    What else can we say but “Oooh!” and “Aaah!”? Yoko Saito is back with a new bag book—and it’ll inspire you to stitch the handbag of your dreams! Japanese master quilter Yoko Saito is known the world over for her exquisite handbags. In her gorgeously photographed book Yoko Saito’s Bags I Love to Carry, she […]


  2. The next breathtaking release in our coffee-table book series is here (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 10, 2018

    We are so excited to share with you the fifth title from our popular coffee-table book series! In it, you’ll experience the magnificent work of one of the world’s most esteemed quilt artists. Yoko Saito through the Years is a retrospective of the distinguished career of Japanese master quilter Yoko Saito. Her history unfolds in […]


  3. 11 easy-to-sew school bags 🎒send ’em back in style!

    Posted by on August 10, 2018

    When is school back in session? Soon! (Unless school’s already started where you are, that is!) Fresh clothes, fresh shoes, fresh haircut, fresh start—maybe you remember the beginning of those dear-old-golden-rule days the same way too? A new bag, backpack, pencil case, or other container to corral all your school stuff was always a special […]


  4. Elegant free applique tote-bag pattern (with a touch of country charm)

    Posted by on July 27, 2018

    We love freebie days at Stitch This! Today we’re sharing a free applique tote-bag pattern from the authors of the eBook Elegant Quilts, Country Charm by Leonie Bateman and Deirdre Bond-Abel. Download the Bag for Sophia pattern when you sign in or register at ShopMartingale.com. This beauty of a bag measures a roomy 16″ x […]


  5. Warning: these paper-pieced blocks are just TOO cute (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on November 29, 2017

    We’ve been in love with Charise Randell’s work ever since she debuted one of her paper-pieced blocks in The Splendid Sampler—if you followed the quilt-along, you’ll remember her delightful design: Stitching Fashion block It’s just so cute! We knew Charise had more sweet sewing to share—and that’s why we’re thrilled to be the publisher of […]


  6. Yoko Saito quilt books in English – we got ’em!

    Posted by on October 2, 2017

    We are so excited to reveal that we are now distributing books produced by Stitch Publications—including books by famed Japanese quilt designer Yoko Saito! Over the next several weeks we’ll be sharing more details with you about these gorgeous books. Today we’re giving you a sneak peek into Yoko Saito’s Quilts & Projects from My […]


  7. Know before you sew: best fusible interfacing for bags

    Posted by on June 16, 2017

    There are SO many bags we want to sew—do you feel the same? Bags from Big-City Bags, Windy City Bags, and Style and Swing With the right pattern, you can sew anything from backpacks and suitcases to purses, clutches, and handbags that rival designer bags from department stores. (And better still, you can sew them […]


  8. Turn scraps into beautiful baskets? You gotta see it to believe it (+ flash sale!)

    Posted by on January 20, 2017

    If you’ve got scraps and stash fabrics just waiting to be transformed into something beautiful and useful, read on. Today we’re sharing ideas from the sequel to the best-selling It’s a Wrap book, and if you’ve never seen these kinds of projects before, we guarantee you’ll flip your (fabric) lid—they’ll breathe new life into your […]


  9. You’ll have SEW much fun with Terry Atkinson! (+special giveaway!)

    Posted by on January 18, 2017

    We are thrilled to welcome celebrated designer Terry Atkinson to the Martingale family and to introduce you to her first-ever book with Martingale: Simple, Fun & Quickly Done! When it comes to sewing, Terry has a philosophy we can all relate to: no one needs a hobby that adds more stress to life! That’s the […]


  10. Short on sewing time? Fill it with *This and That* (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 26, 2016

    Love to sew, but feel like you’re always watching the clock? We feel the same. Sometimes it seems like there’s never enough time to start a sewing project, let alone finish it! That’s exactly why popular designer Sherri K. Falls wrote her new book, Sew This and That!—because she knows what it’s like to be […]