Posts tagged: "blog tours"

  1. Blog hop! Find YOUR flair for fabric (+ fabric giveaways!)

    Posted by on November 18, 2014

    Quilt Market, Houston, Texas, October 2012. A group of Henry Glass fabric designers gather for a special dinner before saying their good-byes. But the table talk has nothing to do with the show. Instead, everyone’s talking about Hurricane Sandy. Everyone at the table is worried about friends and family along the East Coast, wondering if […]


  2. Blog hop! How to build color palettes for quilts (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 27, 2014

    Welcome to our stop on John Adams’ blog hop for his book Beyond Neutral: Quilts Inspired by Nature’s Elements. John issued a special challenge to his blog-hop participants. The mission, if we chose to accept it: 1. Choose an inspiring photograph from nature. . 2. Use the subject or colors from the photograph to create […]


  3. Got fat quarters? Make fun-size quilts (+ 16 giveaways!)

    Posted by on July 24, 2014

    Got fat quarters? Today’s the day to invite them out to play! We issued a challenge to popular designers: create a quilt no bigger than a fat quarter. The result? The new book Fun-Size Quilts! And although this unique collection of small quilt patterns is fat-quarter friendly, you can invite your fat eighths, scraps, and […]


  4. Blog hop: fun Christmas projects to start now (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 26, 2014

    Welcome to our holly-jolly blog hop for a brand-new book of Christmas sewing patterns: Celebrate Christmas with That Patchwork Place. Ten Martingale authors plus a few blogging friends are choosing their favorite projects from the book to share with you. Follow along for 11 chances to win the eBook! We can’t help but be jolly […]


  5. Blog hop! Fabulously fast quilts to make (+ tips and giveaways!)

    Posted by on April 29, 2014

    Photo courtesy of Amy Smart Count your UFOs. If the number you came up with is bigger than you’d like or more than you thought it would be (or if you’re still counting), you just might be a short-attention-span quilter. And if you’re a short-attention-span quilter, we’d like to introduce you to Amy Smart. She’s […]


  6. Corduroy quilts: new fabric to stitch, stroke, and stash (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on February 20, 2014

    Have you seen the new corduroy fabrics at your local quilt shop? It isn’t the fabric you remember from the ’70s. Still velvety and tactile, yes, but the new generation of corduroy is lightweight, cuddly soft, and available in an array of—get this—prints! You know what that means: it’s time to make space on your […]


  7. Stitchin’ for the kitchen: pretty, practical projects + BIG giveaway day!

    Posted by on January 30, 2014

    Much buzz has been building for a new book that marries two of the happiest hobbies: sewing and cooking. Today you’ll meet 13 talented designers and see the projects they created for Kitchen Stitches—we guarantee you’ll be inspired to get stitchin’ for your kitchen right away! The collection ranges from functional staples that every cook […]


  8. American quilt revival 2: modern quilts (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 31, 2013

    Have you been bitten by the modern-quilting bug? Been curious about its development? Or have you simply brushed the bug aside? Regardless of where you piece yourself into the quiltmaking spectrum, the modern-quilt movement is big—and it’s quickly becoming known as the second American quilt revival (the first occurred as part of our country’s bicentennial […]


  9. The original precut goes rogue (tour + giveaway)

    Posted by on June 20, 2013

    What are fat quarters? The original precut, that’s what! And more than any other precut, the fat quarter is by far the most versatile. Not only can you use it in its fundamental form—you can also cut it to create more precuts, like squares, rectangles, and strips. Kathy Brown, author of a trio of bestselling […]


  10. Blog tour: big quilt-block patterns galore (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on April 29, 2013

    When author Vickie Eapen invited Stitch This! to be a part of the blog tour for her new book, Large-Block Quilts—and asked that someone in the office make a block from the book and talk about her experience—news about the challenge started a buzz. Before we could send out a call for volunteers, the news […]