Posts tagged: "bed quilts"

  1. New Martingale quilting books: April 2015

    Posted by on April 7, 2015

    Welcome to Wish-List Day! At the beginning of each month we reserve one day to give you a sneak peek at new Martingale quilting books and more coming to your local quilt or yarn shop. Click on a book cover below; then use the “Wish List” and “Notify Me” tools at to keep track […]

  2. How to make a king-size quilt quicker: 4 strategies

    Posted by on February 25, 2015

    The KING-SIZE quilt. If there’s one thing all quilters can agree on about king-size quilts, it’s this: They’re big. “Cabin Flowers” from English Paper Piecing
 by Vicki Bellino No way of getting around it, is there? But does big have to equal overwhelming, unmanageable, or impossible? No way! In fact, getting to the finish line […]

  3. Big, easy strip-quilt patterns for many strip widths (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on January 20, 2015

    Prepare for a strip search! (Of your stash, we mean.) Got precut strips? Scrappy strips? Yardage you can turn into strips? You’ll find oodles of fun ways to transform them into 15 striking, graphic quilts—as long as you know All About Strips! Strips of many sizes (1½" to 10½" wide) make this lively collection of […]

  4. Blog hop! Revamp a room with a single quilt (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 21, 2014

    Is a room in your home ready for an update? It can be overwhelming to think about redecorating an entire room—so don’t! The softness of a simple quilt or the punch of a colorful pillow can instantly infuse a so-so space with fresh personality. In the new book Sew a Modern Home, author Melissa Lunden […]

  5. Bed quilts for busy quilters (+ sale)

    Posted by on August 18, 2014

    We make lap quilts. We make wall quilts. We make table runners, baby quilts, and other little layers of happiness to drape, display, and enjoy. So what’s the big deal about a bed quilt? “Vintage Memories” from Bed and Breakfast Quilts Exactly, right? They’re BIG! Sure, the sheer big-ness of a bed quilt can be […]

  6. Country-cottage style: 9 tips for getting it with quilts (+ sale!)

    Posted by on April 7, 2014

    SHARING BIG NEWS Here at Martingale, we’re feeling both sad and excited. As our longtime President and CEO, Tom Wierzbicki, is leaving for different adventures, we’re looking ahead to a new chapter in Martingale history. You might know our incoming Publisher and Chief Visionary Officer from her work as the Crafts Group Content Chief at […]

  7. Mattress sizing chart + more quilt cheat sheets!

    Posted by on July 23, 2013

    Right: “Cabin Flowers” bed quilt from English Paper Piecing by Vicki Bellino. Have you ever made a bed quilt that turned out to be too short, too long, too wide, too narrow, or otherwise fit the bed… oddly? It’s a bit of a puzzle to size a quilt for a particular bed because of all […]