Posts tagged: "Christmas projects"

  1. Your stash = savings: Christmas gifts for $15, $5, less (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 16, 2015

    How many people would you love to delight with a handmade gift this coming Christmas? Does your gift list start out long, only to get shortened after you factor in the time and money it takes to go handmade? Let’s keep it real: the art of handmade gift giving lies in efficiency—in both time and […]


  2. Holiday gifts: start knitting now! (yarn giveaway)

    Posted by on July 15, 2015

    Don’t believe that time flies? Here’s a convincing argument: there are only 23 weeks until Christmas. Eep! How many Christmas knitting projects can you complete in a week? July means it’s time to make a list of your Christmas craft ideas and start working (or sprinting) toward the goal. Check out these roundups of holiday […]


  3. Stitch a whimsical Christmas: new season’s greetings (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 14, 2015

    Blend folk-art charm with the Christmas spirit and what do you get? Holiday trimmings that will capture your heart. “Patchwork Table Runner” from Season’s Greetings The signature style of Aussie designer Anni Downs features a vintage-country color palette that’s warm, sweet, and unique. Now we’ve collected the best of her Christmas projects in Season’s Greetings—and […]


  4. Beat the sewing rush: Christmas in July (sale + fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 13, 2015

    Welcome to Christmas in July week at Stitch This! Get ready for a week of inspiration and fun, plus BIG giveaways every day—our special gift to you. Happy holiday stitching! When the temperature climbs toward triple digits, what better place to hide out and stay cool than at your sewing machine? And if you’re looking […]


  5. Wish list day! New quilt books coming soon (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 7, 2015

    Welcome to Wish List Day! Today you’ll get a sneak peek at new quilt books and more from Martingale, all on their way to your local shop. Click on a cover below, then use the “Wish List” and “Notify Me” tools at ShopMartingale.com to keep track of your favorites. Subscribe to our blog so you’ll […]


  6. Savor the season: Christmas projects to slow-sew (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 23, 2015

    New holiday wonders await you—so why wait for Christmas in July? Savor the season with some hand stitching, starting now. 

 “Figgy Pudding” table runner Come sit a spell with best-selling author Pat Wys and her new book, Handmade Christmas Cheer. She’ll show you how to conjure the Christmas spirit with hand embroidery, wool appliqué, […]


  7. New quilt books + more coming in June (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on June 2, 2015

    Welcome to Wish List Day! Time for a first look at new quilt books—plus new knit and crochet books!—on their way to your local shop. Click on a book cover below, then use the “Wish List” and “Notify Me” tools at ShopMartingale.com to keep track of your favorites. Subscribe to our blog so you’ll know […]


  8. The more the merrier: one quilt book, many designers

    Posted by on December 8, 2014

    Imagine it: you’ve just arrived at the ultimate quilt show. Peeking down an aisle, you see several popular quilt designers teaching attendees a special technique and sharing how they made final fabric choices for new designs. You happily browse the aisles, stopping to admire one designer’s latest quilt, leaning in to learn a clever technique […]


  9. Fast, festive, fun!: ornaments, stockings, and tree skirts

    Posted by on December 3, 2014

    Quilts are great to make for Christmas—but what about all the extra little goodies we get to create this time of year? Today we’ve put together a special roundup of smaller-than-a-quilt projects to whip up for gifts, decorating, or simply for spending a few extra hours at the sewing machine. Go classic, modern, or somewhere […]


  10. 3 make-in-a-day Christmas projects


    Posted by on December 2, 2014

    Want to make at least one new project for the holiday season, but aren’t sure you can find the time? Don’t let the hustle and bustle of the holidays sway you. You deserve a little sewing fun! We’ve scoured our holiday books and chosen three super-simple Christmas projects that will fit into most any time-crunched […]