Posts tagged: "bestsellers"

  1. Have you tried machine quilting panels for practice? (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 11, 2017

    How are your free-motion machine-quilting skills coming along? If you need a little practice (don’t we all?), Pat Sloan has a smart little tip: practice your free-motion quilting on printed fabric panels. A free-motion-quilted panel from Pat Sloan’s Teach Me to Machine Quilt Why practice on panels? In her book Pat Sloan’s Teach Me to […]


  2. 2018 quilt calendar is here: get yours before they’re gone 😥

    Posted by on August 2, 2017

    Can you believe it? We’re celebrating our 16th year of publishing the That Patchwork Place Quilt Calendar—it’s become a favorite of quilters worldwide! This year’s calendar cover girl: Julie Hendricksen, author of Preserving History Whether it graces your kitchen, office, or sewing room, our “TPP” calendar will show off your love of quilting year ’round. […]


  3. Celebrate slow sewing: World Embroidery Day 2017 🌎

    Posted by on July 28, 2017

    World Embroidery Day is this Sunday, July 30. Let’s celebrate slow sewing this weekend with a little embroidery elation! World Embroidery Day was created by Kerstin Nettelblad and Skåne Sy-d, members of the Swedish Embroiderers’ Guild. The first World Embroidery Day was celebrated in Vismarlöv, Sweden, on July 30, 2011. It’s now celebrated annually on […]


  4. Got orphan quilt blocks? There’s a pincushion collection in your future

    Posted by on July 17, 2017

    Raise your hand if you’re a Kim Diehl fan! I know that there are a LOT of you out there joining me as I wave wildly. As if Kim’s beautiful patterns aren’t enough, her books have the added value of her “Pin Point” tips sprinkled throughout. If you can’t have Kim in the room with […]


  5. This weekend only: Save 40% on Moda All-Stars books 😍

    Posted by on July 14, 2017

    We can’t think of a better way to spend the weekend than by quilting with the Moda All-Stars—and this weekend, you can do it at a price that’ll have you seeing stars! The books in our best-selling “All-Stars” series are scrap-friendly and packed with tips and projects from some of your favorite celebrities of the […]


  6. ⏰ Flash sale! Quilts from the Civil War era + a special Civil War story

    Posted by on May 26, 2017

    If quilt patterns from the Civil War era make your heart skip a beat, you won’t want to miss today’s flash sale on a very special eBook: Through actual diary entries in Remembering Adelia, you’ll get a rare glimpse into one year in the life of a teenage girl during the Civil War: minding daily […]


  7. Tips for choosing fat quarters (from someone who’s bundled 5,000)

    Posted by on May 15, 2017

    Got stacks of fat-quarter singles that you couldn’t resist at the store—and now you’re not sure what to do with them? If you have fat quarters that aren’t in pre-bundled form, it can be challenging to figure out how to choose the right combination of colors, values, and prints and sew them into a quilt […]


  8. Sew ’em small, sew ’em all: 6 mini-quilt tips from Moda designers

    Posted by on April 5, 2017

    Mini-quilts are BIG right now! They’re fast to finish, they provide an easy way to try new techniques, and let’s face it—they’re adorable. Plus, you can display them in so many ways: Spread, tucked, hung, or framed—mini-quilts can shine almost anywhere! Sewing minis can mean a more quickly completed quilt—but there are a few tips […]


  9. Join our book club and save BIG (+ get $40 to spend right now – yes, now!)

    Posted by on March 31, 2017

    If you follow our Stitch This! blog, we know something about you: you love books that inspire your creativity! And if you do, the Martingale Insider Book Club may be just right for you. When you log on to our website as a book-club member, you’ll instantly see how much you can save: All our […]


  10. 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 […]