Posts tagged: "bed quilts"

  1. 🎶 Sleigh bells ring . . . are you quilting? 🎶 (winter sampler + giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 29, 2018

    Welcome back to Christmas Is Coming Week at Stitch This! Today we’ve got a special treat for you: a holiday quilt from Jan Patek. You’ll love celebrating the season with her sampler quilt, chock-full of winter’s charms! ⛄ 🦌 🎄 ❄ We’re thrilled to have beloved quilt designer Jan Patek as a member of the […]


  2. How to piece a large quilt back with scraps or fat quarters (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 9, 2018

    When it comes to big quilts, we give Stashtastic! author Doug Leko big props: he’s the king of ’em! He’s also well versed in the art of finishing big quilts. And what’s step one for finishing big quilts? Making a quilt back big enough to fit the quilt front! Doug included downloadable patterns for pieced […]


  3. Need a fat-quarter de-stash? Do it in a flash (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on December 20, 2017

    Love to buy fat quarters . . . maybe a little too much? You’re not alone! When your fat-quarter stash starts to teeter-totter, look to Doug Leko to inspire your downsizing (and replenishing). He just may be the fat quarter’s #1 fan! Doug’s new book Stashtastic! is filled with beautiful lap- and bed-sized quilts that […]


  4. New Year’s resolution: use up those scraps!

    Posted by on January 23, 2017

    Did you make any quilty New Year’s resolutions this year? I asked several of my quilting buddies and got many different answers. The top four were: finish up UFOs, get my sewing space organized, learn a new technique, and use up my scraps! If using up scraps or paring down your stash is at the […]


  5. Got a special place in your heart for vintage quilts? Don’t miss this! (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on September 21, 2016

    If you fall head over heels whenever you see a vintage quilt, we’ve got a new a book that’s tailor-made for you: Preserving History. From Preserving History How do we know it’s just your style? Because author Julie Hendricksen falls head over heels for vintage quilts too. In fact, as a collector of antique quilts, […]


  6. The hourglass quilt block: a trimming trick (because they can be tricky!)

    Posted by on August 26, 2016

    Stop the presses! We just had to share this quick tip with you. It answers a question many of us quilty staffers at Martingale have asked ourselves before—maybe you’ve asked it too. The question usually arises after removing a bit of patchwork from your sewing machine: “How come I lost my points?” Raise your seam […]


  7. This summer = your best bed quilt (+ sale!)

    Posted by on June 13, 2016

    The idea of making a quilt big enough for a bed can be a little daunting. What’s the best way to approach such a sizable project? Break it up into bite-size bits! Working block by block on a large quilt allows you to see progress quickly and prevents the process from becoming overwhelming. Challenge yourself […]


  8. New Year, new look: fabric facelifts for every room

    Posted by on January 11, 2016

    It’s the new year! Time for a fresh start, a fresh approach, a fresh look. And definitely time for a fresh room makeover. You can freshen up any room in your home quickly, creatively, and economically. How? With quilts, of course! It’s astonishing how a quilt can instantly transform the look and feel of a […]


  9. Got Civil war reproductions? See quilts worth cutting them for (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 9, 2015

    Calling all Civil War fabric collectors, 1800s reproduction devotees, antique quilt lovers, and Red Crinoline Quilts fans: This book’s for you. From Tributes and Treasures For the first time in book form, the design team known as Red Crinoline Quilts shares a jaw-dropping collection of vintage-style designs. You’ll learn the techniques they use to create […]


  10. Do these easy quilt patterns catch your eye? (+ flash sale!)

    Posted by on August 14, 2015

    As quiltmakers, it’s often hard to decide which we love more: the dramatic look of a dynamic block layout or the flair of a fantastically vibrant fabric. From Eye-Catching Quilts In Eye-Catching Quilts: 16 Designs from the Experts at Quiltmaker Magazine you’ll get the best of both: a veritable beauty pageant of elegantly arrayed blocks […]