Posts tagged: "Christmas projects"

  1. 🎅 Short on sewing time? Try these 7 quick Christmas gifts to embroider

    Posted by on December 10, 2018

    Family, friends, coworkers, sewing besties, party hosts, the mail carrier, teachers, neighbors, and more—don’t you wish there was time to make something special for everyone on your holiday gift list? Well, we’ve got a little secret: little embroidery projects fit the bill! They’re simple, quick, portable, and fun—both to make and to give. So take […]


  2. 9 quick last-minute Christmas gifts to make in multiples

    Posted by on November 30, 2018

    Okay, it’s not a last-minute Christmas-gift situation yet . . . but it sneaks up on you f-a-s-t, doesn’t it? When you’ve got a holiday party, a work function, or an unexpected guest, you’ll want to spread a little Christmas cheer—quilter style! So why not prep some sewn gifts to give to the people you […]


  3. 🎁 9 no-sew gifts . . . for people who sew (+ special sale!) 🎁

    Posted by on November 26, 2018

    Many quilters begin with a dream each January: to make something special for the all the quilty friends they have on their gift list. And then the months roll on . . . A year packed with jobs, kids, family, friends, vacations, housekeeping, clothes washing, dinner making—whew! Before you know it, the countdown to Christmas […]


  4. Create a holly-jolly home 🎄 8 Christmas decorations and ideas

    Posted by on November 21, 2018

    The time is near for Christmas cheer! Soon many of us will be unpacking those boxes and bins filled with tinsel, ornaments, and memories that make the season bright (oops, how did that candy cane get in there?). Today we’ve rounded up fun ways to display your handmade pieces from the past . . . […]


  5. Quilt in a jar: a “little” gift idea from Kim Diehl 🎁

    Posted by on October 22, 2018

    Kim Diehl’s done it again. We LOVE her fun idea for quilter-to-quilter gifts below! With the holidays on the horizon, it’s the perfect time to start planning for presents. All you need for this gift is a pretty little collection of fabrics, a mason jar, and a copy of Kim’s book Simple Whatnots. We’ll let […]


  6. 🎅 Merry making with the Moda All-Stars 🎁 (+ big giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 12, 2018

    Good morning, friends! If you follow Martingale on Instagram or Facebook, you know we’ve been counting down the days to the release of the latest Moda All-Stars book. We’re feeling SEW jolly that the Merry Makers are finally here! Get your patchwork presents wrapped and ready with plenty of time to spare—15 famed Moda designers […]


  7. 🎄 O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree 🎄 A freebie from dear Santa 🎅

    Posted by on August 31, 2018

    In anticipation of the holiday on the way (okay, not for 116 more days—but it IS on the way!), we’d like to share a special gift with you. A new free pattern for Christmas sewing! Designed and pieced by Adrienne Smitke; machine quilted by Lisa Sipes. Finished wall hanging: 28¼" x 44½". Download your O […]


  8. 🎶 Sleigh bells ring . . . are you quilting? 🎶 (winter sampler + giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 29, 2018

    Welcome back to Christmas Is Coming Week at Stitch This! Today we’ve got a special treat for you: a holiday quilt from Jan Patek. You’ll love celebrating the season with her sampler quilt, chock-full of winter’s charms! ⛄ 🦌 🎄 ❄ We’re thrilled to have beloved quilt designer Jan Patek as a member of the […]


  9. The cleverest ever way to embroider satin-stitched circles 🔴 (video)

    Posted by on August 27, 2018

    Welcome to a week of holiday–themed sewing fun at Stitch This! This week we’ll be sharing Christmas gift-making ideas with you, courtesy of talented designers who’ve authored books on the topic. We love Kathy Schmitz’s “Stitches” series of books based on the seasons—and with Christmas on the horizon, it’s the perfect time to dive in […]


  10. 🎅 13 easy handmade gifts for Christmas (start now, not later!) 🎅

    Posted by on August 24, 2018

    Ho ho ho, Merry . . . Christmas? We say YES! Around the country school is back in session—it’s the perfect time to think ahead to the holidays. Why? When you take time to plan and do a little sewing now, you can skip the holiday panic—mainly cutting, sewing, and wrapping at 11:00 pm on […]