Posts tagged: "blog tours"

  1. Blog hop! Irish Chain quilt block gets all-star treatment (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 18, 2015

    Does it take a village to make a quilt? Sometimes! 
First blocks, then sashing: Martingale staffers make “The Village Square” quilt from Irish Chain Quilts (see the finished quilt below!) It also takes a village to build a blog hop—and the list of villagers that author Melissa Corry assembled for her Irish Chain Quilts blog […]


  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. It’s official: you’ve got a big crush on little quilts (fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on April 9, 2015

    Get ready for some BIG fun during the Little Gems Blog Hop! We’re happy to help author Connie Kauffman kick off her hop with several five-star reviews of the book—all from quilters like you—plus a big giveaway! So why all the quilty buzz about these tiny treasures? You can make each striking 12″ x 12″ […]


  4. Our BYOF (bring your own fabric) mini quilt retreat: hop + giveaway!

    Posted by on April 8, 2015

    Here are a few great things about quilt retreats: They’re away from home, chores, kids, and responsibilities. Retreats are all about hanging out with sewing buddies and developing friendships. But they’re also about getting projects completed. Retreats are a great time to relax, unplug, and unwind—sometimes with a little wine and chitchat. After the retreat […]


  5. Poof! Add a magic color to your quilts (blog hop + giveaway!)

    Posted by on March 5, 2015

    Welcome, all A Modern Twist blog hop-ees! We’re excited to be a stop on Natalie Barnes’s blog hop for her new book. Natalie is a contributor to popular Martingale books including Fun-Size Quilts, Kitchen Stitches, and Set the Table. We’re thrilled that she now has a book of her very own, which includes a special […]


  6. Blog hop: Applique phobia? Try Fast-Piece Applique (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on January 13, 2015

    Calling all quilt artists: welcome to our stop on the Fast-Piece Appliqué blog tour! Four-time author Rose Hughes is on a mission: to give you the techniques you need to make the art quilts of your dreams. “Aspen Dawning” Keep Rose’s techniques in your quilting toolkit to use over and over again. They’re easy to […]


  7. 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 […]


  8. 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 […]


  9. 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 […]


  10. 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 […]