Posts tagged: "Christmas projects"

  1. 🎅 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 […]


  2. 🎄 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 […]


  3. 🎶 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 […]


  4. 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 […]


  5. 🎅 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 […]


  6. Wish List Day! Yoko Saito 💕 scrap baskets 💕 merry makers 💕 fall fun (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on August 3, 2018

    Whaddya say? It’s our favorite day! Welcome to Wish List Day—today we’re sharing with you the new books on their way to your local quilt shop in September. Keep track of your favorites by using the “Notify Me” and “Wish List” options at ShopMartingale.com. Browse the latest batch of Martingale books below—then enter to win […]


  7. ✨ Wish-List Day! Wonders, layers, littles, and sleigh bells (+ giveaway!) ✨

    Posted by on July 2, 2018

    Welcome to Wish-List Day! Time to share an all-new batch of inspiring Martingale books coming your way in August. Take a peek at what’s headed to your local quilt shop soon—and don’t forget to choose your favorite book in the comments. You could win it as soon as it’s released! Subscribe to our blog and […]


  8. ’Tis the season for stitching: ring it in with Kathy Schmitz (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on May 16, 2018

    We counted (well, with a little help from Google). It’s 198 days until winter begins—and you know it’ll creep up on us all! Now’s the time to choose relaxing days of slow stitching over the crazy-fast pace of the most anticipated season (and holiday) of the year. Before the busyness can get the best of […]


  9. Look to embroidery for the quickest handmade Christmas gifts!

    Posted by on December 8, 2017

    Raise your hand if you’re thinking of making Christmas gifts this year . . . but haven’t started them yet. Some of us at Martingale? Same. Is there still time? Hey, you’ve got a whole 16 days until Christmas is here—of course there’s time! When you want sweet and simple projects to whip up quick, […]


  10. 14 quick Christmas sewing ideas to get in the holiday spirit

    Posted by on November 3, 2017

    It’s November. Let that sink in! The hubbub of Halloween is over and now we turn our thoughts to the wintertime holidays. Where’s that panic button when I need one? Panic and planning aside, I can’t think of a better way to get yourself into the festive season mindset than to make a fun little […]