Posts tagged: "bed quilts"

  1. Beauties for your red, white, and blue stash (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 24, 2015

    With Flag Day kicking off summer and 4th of July celebrations not far behind, many Americans think of red, white, and blue as the unofficial colors of the season. 
“Americana” by Gerri Robinson But if the patriotic scheme isn’t part of your decor, fear not! Instead, pare down to two colors—red and white, or blue […]


  2. No time for a bed quilt? Try a quick bed runner (blog hop + giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 28, 2015

    No time to make a bed quilt? Perhaps you’ve dreamed of making one—or you have one (or more) in progress—but you can’t see the finish line from where you are. Keep that bed quilt going; we’re cheering you on! But in the meantime, you can get that beautiful quilt-on-a-bed look without finishing a big bed […]


  3. 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 ShopMartingale.com to keep track […]


  4. 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 […]


  5. 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 […]


  6. 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 […]


  7. 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 […]


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

    Posted by on April 7, 2014

    Exposed bricks on interior walls, vintage wooden-plank floors, a cobblestone pathway leading to the front door…oh, the charms of a country cottage! It’s no wonder the style is eternally popular: it’s relaxed, cheerful, and instantly invites you to make yourself at home. From Quilting in the Country Fortunately, you don’t need to own an aging […]


  9. 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 […]